Self-government is a core American value and is at the heart of the Declaration of Independence, which we celebrate July 4th.
The United States is concerned by the growing numbers of vulnerable children traveling from Central America through Mexico to reach our country.
The marine ecosystem in Cuba is vital for U.S. interests for its fish stocks and migratory species, and provides a valuable resource for scientists.
The United States welcomes Colombia’s efforts to bring about peace after decades of war and the deaths of more than 220,000 between 1958 and 2012.
The government of Cuba appears to be intent on keeping up pressure on political activists in the island nation, as seen in a recent wave of arbitrary detentions aimed at repressing free speech and dissent.
“The last decade has been a story of democracy and economic achievement in Latin America and the Caribbean."
Twenty years ago, NAFTA, entered into force, setting the stage for a twenty-year period of even greater economic cooperation between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
President Barack Obama recently welcomed Uruguayan President Jose Mujica to the White House.
In an historic decision handed down 60 years ago this month, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the way some cities here then separated students in public schools by their race was illegal and unconstitutional.
Over the past decade, trade between the United States and the Americas nearly tripled.
The United States commends the Peruvian government for the recent arrest of at least 28 alleged members of the Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights, or Movadef, a front organization for the Shining Path terrorist group.
The Civil Rights Act, for the first time ever, explicitly prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender or national origin.