File – Former Ambassadors Speeches

Ambassador Jean Manes: “The glass that never fills” (9 December, 2016) 2017: Year of Positive Action (3 January, 2017) Address by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Cooperation Agreement signing between USAID and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador (6 February, 2017) Ambassador Manes, Remarks for “Manos a la Obra” Volunteer Day at Parque Extremo Santa Tecla (22 April, 2017) Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Education Fair Remarks, Hotel Barceló Salón Bristol (28 April, 2017) Ambassador Jean Manes Welcoming Remarks at the Connect USA Expo and Conference event (5 May, 2017) Ambassador Remarks at the Amistad en Acción Festival first concert (23 June, 2017) Police Athletic League Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jean Manes – Soyopango, El Salvador (21 July, 2017) Remarks of Ambassador Manes – “Centro de Alcance” Inaugration Ceremony. Cuidad Delgado, El Salvador (25 July, 2017) PAL Soccer Camp with Soccer Star Ronaldinho – Remarks of Ambassador Jean E. Manes (6 August, 2017) Remarks of Ambassador Jean E. Manes “Yo Cambio” Bakery Inauguration (8 August, 2017) Remarks of Ambassador Jean E. Manes PAL Soccer Camp with Soccer Star Ronaldinho (8 August, 2017) Ambassador Jean Manes Remarks at the Donation Ceremony for 500 Body Cameras (5 September, 2017) International Conference for Sustainable Coffee 2017 (19 September, 2017) Remarks of the Ambassador Jean Manes at the Entrepreneurs of the North Triangle “EmprendeTN” Event (25 September, 2017) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at “Exprésate” Event Inauguration (18 October, 2017) The Supreme Court Probity Unit Relaunch (20 October, 2017) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the CENPROMYPE Ceremony (30 October, 2017) Remarks of the Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes at the FOMILENIO II Annual Report’s event (6 December, 2017) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Graduación English Access Santa Ana (14 December, 2017) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes in the PNC Internal Affairs Office Opening event (25 January, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Inauguration of USG-supported renovations at La Hachadura Border (31 January, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the “Anti-Fraud” Conference (8 February, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the DigiGirlz event (8 March, 2018) Forum “One Step to Equality” (9 March, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Women in Law Enforcement Regional conference (14 March, 2018) ILEA International Women’s Month Community Outreach Event (28 March, 2018) Training for Parliamentarian Women Opening (10 April, 2018) Youth Center for Software Development Inauguration (11 April, 2018) 2018 CAMTEX General Assembly Award (11 April, 2018) Wastewater Treatment Plant Signing Ceremony (12 April, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the first installment of resettlement housing for families along MCC’s road construction project (30 May, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Manes – Hanes Dye Plant Opening (26 July, 2018) Remarks by Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the “Combating Corruption and Money Laundering” Conference (16 August, 2018) Remarks of Ambassador Jean E. Manes; Veteran’s Day Ceremony (10 November, 2018) Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the Launch of the Project for the Protection and Quality of Care for Children (13 November, 2018) Closing Ceremony of Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2019 (20 March, 2019) ECADE Graduation (4 April, 2019) FBINAA Latin America-Caribbean Conference (6 May, 2019) Ambassador Manes Receives Highest Decoration from Salvadoran Legislative Assembly (16 May, 2019) Graduación G.R.E.A.T. (12 June, 2019)

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Graduación G.R.E.A.T.

Graduación G.R.E.A.T. San Salvador Ambassador Jean Manes Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 9:00 A.M., INFRAMEN Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the San Salvador G.R.E.A.T. Graduation I am so happy to see these future leaders of El Salvador, who are graduating today from the G.R.E.A.T. Program. First of all, a big round of applause for all …

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FBINAA Latin America-Caribbean Conference

Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes in the FBINAA Latin America-Caribbean Re-Trainer Conference Monday, May 6, 2019, 8:00 A.M., Sheraton Hotel ## This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish version should be considered authoritative ## We are here today to explore the future of criminal investigations in the Latin American region and to find …

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ECADE Graduation

Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at ECADE Graduation * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish version should be considered authoritative. April 3, 2019 It is an absolute honor to be here today with the graduating class of ECADE because I myself graduated from my Masters in Public Administration almost 26 years ago. …

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Closing Ceremony of Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 10:00 AM, Cihuatán Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Closing of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Project in Cihuatán * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. It’s incredibly exciting for me to be here this morning, especially since archeology is a …

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Remarks by Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the “Combating Corruption and Money Laundering” Conference

* This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. We are gathered here this morning together with a distinguished group of decision makers from different sectors, including the banking sector. A sector that is vital in order to improve the economic prospects of the country. I hope you …

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REMARKS AMB Manes – Hanes Dye Plant Opening

Inauguración de la Nueva Operación de Teñido Textil de Hanes Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Discurso de la Embajadora Jean E. Manes en la inauguración de la nueva operación de teñido textil * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. It is a great pleasure to accompany you …

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Remarks by Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the first installment of resettlement housing for families along MCC’s road construction project

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Tuesday May 30, 11:00 AM, El Rosario, La Paz * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. The focus of US Embassy efforts are Salvadoran citizens; on the families that make up this country. While progress always brings with it an impact, this …

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Signing Ceremony

Remarks by Ambassador Jean E. Manes at the Wastewater Treatment Plant signing ceremony Thursday April 12, 10:00 AM, Alcaldía Municipal de Nejapa * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. It is a great joy for me  to be here and see a number of projects receiving …

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2018 CAMTEX General Assembly Award

Remarks of Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday April 11, 7:00 PM; ASI Building * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. Tonight is about you. I am here to highlight your achievements. Achievements that in the last two years I have had the privilege of seeing firsthand. …

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Training for Parliamentarian Women Opening

Tuesday April 10, 8:00 AM, FEPADE Message from Ambassador Jean Manes to the Association of Parliamentarian and Ex-parliamentarian Women   * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. It is a great honor to be here this morning and to address a group of women who are …

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Forum “One Step to Equality”

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes March 9, 9:00 AM, Barceló Hotel * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. Throughout my career, I have had the most humbling pleasure of meeting women from all around the world. If there is one thing that I have learned, it is …

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Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Inauguration of USG-supported renovations at La Hachadura Border

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday January 31, 10:00 AM, La Hachadura Border * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   It is a great honor to be here this morning, standing with the Government of El Salvador and the Government of Guatemala in this important step …

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Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at the Graduación English Access Santa Ana

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Thursday December 14, 10:30 AM, UNICAES * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   Graduations are wonderful moments that allow us to celebrate achievements with family, friends, colleagues and teachers. It is a moment where you can look back, see the path …

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The Supreme Court Probity Unit Relaunch

The Supreme Court Probity Unit Relaunch Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Friday October 20, 9:00 AM Supreme Court   This morning we celebrate a real breakthrough for El Salvador, with the relaunch of the Probity Unit of the Supreme Court of Justice. This is not just a legislative priority, it is also an important step towards …

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Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes at “Exprésate” Event Inauguration

“Exprésate” Event Inauguration Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday, October 18, 9:00 AM, CIFCO   ** This translation is provided as a courtesy. Only the original Spanish copy should be considered authoritative. And of course I want to say hello to all of you here this morning! Are you feeling energetic? Very good! Today you have …

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Remarks of the Ambassador Jean Manes at the Entrepreneurs of the North Triangle “EmprendeTN” Event

Saturday, September 23, 9:30 AM, IENS-CCSA *** This translation is provided as a courtesy. Only the original Spanish-language version should be considered authoritative. First of all, I want to extend a warm welcome to all those who are with us today from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. This morning we launch the Entrepreneurs Conference of …

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International Conference for Sustainable Coffee 2017

  Remarks of Ambassador Jean Manes 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Coffee September 19, 2017 San Salvador, El Salvador Sheraton Hotel  ** This translation is provided as a courtesy. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative. This morning we give launch the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Coffee. I want to emphasize …

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Ambassador Jean Manes Remarks at the Donation Ceremony for 500 Body Cameras

** Remarks prepared — This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** Before we begin, I would like to congratulate El Salvador for your “civic month” you are currently celebrating. I am constantly impressed by how …

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Remarks of Ambassador Manes – “Centro de Alcance” Inaugration Ceremony. Cuidad Delgado, El Salvador

July 25, 2017  ** This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** Good morning to you all. What great energy we have this morning! I would like to once more applaud the enormous talent that the …

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Police Athletic League Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jean Manes – Soyopango, El Salvador

Police Athletic League Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jean Manes Soyopango, El Salvador July 21, 2017 ** This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** What a great joy to see so many soccer players here today! …

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Ambassador Remarks at the Amistad en Acción Festival first concert

Remarks of U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Jean Elizabeth Manes June 23, 2017 ** This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** Today we launch the “Friendship in Action” Music Festival in commemoration of June 15th …

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Ambassador Jean Manes Welcoming Remarks at the Connect USA Expo and Conference event

I welcome you all to Connect USA, an event created to provide business opportunities between companies in El Salvador and the United States. I would like to congratulate the whole team of our Commercial Section, for organizing this very successful event and to you, for appreciating the relationship with our Commercial Office. Some of you …

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Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Education Fair Remarks, Hotel Barceló Salón Bristol

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Education Fair RemarksTuesday, April 25, 4:00 PM, Hotel Barceló Salón Bristol ** This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** Good afternoon, It is a pleasure for me to welcome to El …

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Ambassador Manes, Remarks for “Manos a la Obra” Volunteer Day at Parque Extremo Santa Tecla

Saturday, April 22, 2017  ** This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The original text was prepared and delivered in Spanish; only the original Spanish text should be considered authoritative. ** Honorable Mayor of Santa Tecla Roberto D’Aubuisson; Glasswing International Vice president, Celina de Sola; Colleagues of the Embassy ; Friends of the press; …

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Address by the U.S. Ambassador, Jean Manes at the Cooperation Agreement signing between USAID and and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador

** This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original Spasnish source should be considered reliable. Good Morning. Today is a very important day for the relationship between the United States and El Salvador, because we are going to sign an agreement between our two governments. But, we have not gotten here overnight, …

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2017: Year of Positive Action

**This opinion editorial appeared in El Mundo newspaper on January 2, 2017.  This text was originally written and published in Spanish; this is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish version should be considered authoritative. In talking to people all over El Salvador, I have found a commonality: Salvadorans have an indelible spirit of entrepreneurship …

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“The glass that never fills”

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes published an opinion piece on the importance of fighting corruption in La Prensa Gráfica (LPG). The article was published on page 53 of LPG on Friday, December 9, 2016. (This text was translated from Spanish.) “The glass that never fills” Ambassador of the United States, Jean Elizabeth Manes   We all …

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