Interview of Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Sabrina Bacal of TVN

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  INTERVIEW October 18, 2018 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Sabrina Bacal of TVN October 18, 2018 U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama QUESTION:  (In Spanish) Welcome to this interview. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you. QUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, what is the purpose of this sudden ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence At Conference On Prosperity And Security In Central America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release October 11, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT CONFERENCE ON PROSPERITY AND SECURITY IN CENTRAL AMERICA Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. 10:05 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary, thank you for your hospitality this morning and for the outstanding leadership that ...
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Remarks at the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America

Remarks at the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America   Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, President Jimmy Morales Cabrera of Guatemala, Vice President Oscar Ortiz of El Salvador and Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Caso of Mexico Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC October 11, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, ...
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United States and Mexico to co-host Second Prosperity and Security Conference in Central America

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release NOTICE TO THE PRESS October 10, 2018 United States and Mexico to co-host Second Prosperity and Security Conference in Central America Vice President Michael R. Pence, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen, along with Mexican Foreign ...
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President Trump Announces his Intention to Nominate the Next United States Ambassador to El Salvador

President Trump Announces his intention to appoint the next United States Ambassador to El Salvador October 2, 2018 As part of the standard three-year period of service and Senate confirmation cycles for career Ambassadors, the White House has announced President Trump’s intent to nominate Ronald Douglas Johnson as the next U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador ...
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Conclusion of consultations by Ambassador Manes and the Chiefs of Mission to the Dominican Republic and Panama

September 20, 2018 Conclusion of consultations by Ambassador Manes and the Chiefs of Mission to the Dominican Republic and Panama   Ambassador Jean Manes and the Chiefs of Mission in the Dominican Republic and Panama concluded productive consultations at the Department of State, as well as with policy leaders from the White House, the Department ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on Nicaragua

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 30, 2018  Statement from the Press Secretary on Nicaragua The United States strongly condemns the ongoing violence in Nicaragua and human rights abuses committed by the Ortega regime in response to protests. After years of fraudulent elections and the regime’s manipulation of Nicaraguan law ...
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Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Media NoteOffice of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 19, 2018 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras July 23-27 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including the importance of deterring and reducing illegal immigration. While in the region, the Assistant ...
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OAS Condemns Violence in Nicaragua and Calls on Government to Agree to Electoral Calendar

July 18, 2018 The Organization of American States (OAS) today condemned the acts of violence in Nicaragua, called on all parts to participate “actively and in good faith” in the National Dialogue and urged the Government “to support an electoral calendar,” in a resolution approved by the Permanent Council with 21 votes in favor. The ...
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Trump Administration Completes Reunification for Eligible Children Under Age 5

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 Trump Administration Completes Reunification for Eligible Children Under Age 5 HHS Secretary Alex Azar, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions made the following joint statement regarding reunification efforts for children under age 5: “Dedicated teams at the ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections

Venezuela’s election was a sham – neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result of this fake process is a further blow to the proud democratic tradition of Venezuela. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans flee brutal oppression and grinding poverty – literally voting with their feet. The United States will not sit idly by as Venezuela ...
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Statement By Secretary Pompeo: An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO May 21, 2018 An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela  The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.  This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy.  Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through ...
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The Howard G. Buffett Foundation Donates 322 Police Vehicles to Increase Law Enforcement Capacity and Improve Public Safety

The final allotment of a 322 vehicle donation made possible by a grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation was delivered to the National Civil Police (PNC) today. The donation of these new vehicles, valued at $8.2 million, was facilitated by the Embassy of the United States in El Salvador through the Bureau of International ...
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Equipment and construction materials for “Beyond the Horizon 2018” arrive at the port in Acajutla

The “Beyond the Horizon” humanitarian exercise will offer medical services and carry out engineering projects. On April 14, 2018, the USNS Brittin arrived at the port of Acajutla to kick off the joint U.S.-El Salvador humanitarian exercise known as “Beyond the Horizon 2018” with the arrival of the equipment and construction materials that will support ...
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Statement From Vice President Mike Pence’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Jarrod Agen

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release April 10, 2018 Statement From Vice President Mike Pence’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Jarrod Agen The Vice President is honored to represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas at President Trump’s request. He looks forward to promoting ...
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Acting Secretary Sullivan Travel to Lima, Peru to Participate in the Summit of the Americas

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson April 10, 2018 Acting Secretary Sullivan Travel to Lima, Peru to Participate in the Summit of the Americas Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Lima, Peru from April 11-14 to accompany Vice President Mike Pence ...
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US Congressmen reaffirm the important role of Attorney’s General in Northern Triangle

March 14, 2018 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC — Today, a bipartisan group of 14 Members of Congress sent a letter to the Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, underscoring the importance of the upcoming selection processes for new Attorneys General in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The letter comes as Guatemala formally begins the process ...
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The U.S. Embassy does not certify or validate Immigration Consultants in El Salvador

Due to recent news reports in which “asesorias” (visa consultants) have been portrayed as having the certification and/or validation of the U.S. Embassy, we want to clarify that the U.S. Embassy does not make any assessments with respect to the expertise or usefulness of any asesorias in El Salvador nor does the Embassy have any ...
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DHS announces re-registration start for the TPS grace period for El Salvador

Today, January 18, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice in the Federal Register to begin the process of re-registration for  Salvadorans who are covered by Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The re-enrollment period lasts 60 days and ends on March 19, 2018. Re-registration is necessary for beneficiaries of TPS to maintain their ...
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Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

Press Release SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY KIRSTJEN M. NIELSEN ANNOUNCEMENT ON TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR EL SALVADOR Nielsen Carefully Considered Conditions on the Ground WASHINGTON— Today, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador was required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. To ...
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Embassy reiterates its support for the Salvadoran democratic process  

Embassy reiterates its support for the Salvadoran democratic process As El Salvador approaches election season, the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador supports a free, transparent and fair democratic process. The Embassy does not endorse any particular political party or candidate. The Embassy works with the democratically elected Salvadoran government on a wide range of issues, ...
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Treasury Sanctions 13 Current and Former Senior Officials of the Government of Venezuela

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs   Press Release:            July 26, 2017 Contact:                     Treasury Public Affairs, (202) 622-2960   Treasury Sanctions 13 Current and Former Senior Officials of the Government of Venezuela Action Targets Officials of Entities Undermining Democracy in Venezuela Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of ...
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U. S. Officials deport Salvadoran man involved accused of murder

A fugitive from El Salvador wanted for aggravated homicide, Carlos Vidal Navarro-Montecinos, 22 years old, was deported today by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Laredo, Texas.  Upon arrival in El Salvador, U.S. officials turned Navarro-Montecinos over to the custody of El Salvador’s Civilian National Police ...
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OFAC removes José Adán Salazar Umaña from the list of drug traffickers

The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) removed Jose Adan Salazar Umaña “Chepe Diablo” from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (“Kingpin Act”).   The President identified Jose Adan Salazar Umaña as a Significant Foreign Narcotics Trafficker (also ...
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U.S. Ambassador’s Award for Corporate Excellence

On November 4, U.S. Embassy El Salvador recognized League Collegiate Outfitters (League) as the 2016 winner of the Ambassador’s Award for Corporate Excellence. At the awards ceremony, Ambassador Manes highlighted League’s inclusive hiring practices which benefit both its employees and the community at large in a variety of ways, including providing opportunities for disabled workers ...
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9/11 Victims Remembered

Americans and Salvadorans stood together on the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, to remember tragedy of that day and the lives lost.  Ambassador Jean Manes participated in a ceremony held by the Fire Department of El Salvador to honor the memory of firefighters who gave their lives doing rescue work after ...
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