Secretary of State Mike Pompeo And Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray – Joint Statements To the Press

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo And Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Joint Statements To the Press May 7, 2018 Benjamin Franklin Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon. Today it is my pleasure and a great honor to welcome the Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray to the State Department. Welcome. We had a great discussion ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence During a Protocolary Meeting at the Organization of American States

Organization of American States Washington, D.C. 2:05 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Ambassador Gonzalez, Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, permanent representatives, distinguished members of Congress, ambassadors, all of our honored guests, it is my great honor to be here in the House of the Americas to address this session of the Organization of American States.  ...
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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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Remarks by Martha Sweet-Keays on the Start of expansion works on the coastal highway

Start of expansion works on the coastal highway with the construction of housing for resettled families Words of Martha Sweet-Keays Country Resident Director of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) March 12, 2018 La Paz Good morning to all. It is a great honor to be here with you today, following along this path of implementating the ...
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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 “Anti-Fraud” Conference

“Anti-Fraud” Conference Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes February 8, 8:30 AM,   * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   I want to start with a phrase that many Salvadorans send me on Twitter. They say, “somos más los buenos [there are more good ones].” And in ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 1, 2018 Remarks   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson On U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere   February 1, 2018 University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas **UNEDITED/DRAFT**   SECRETARY TILLERSON:  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you, thank you so much.  And thank ...
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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 in the PNC Internal Affairs Office Opening event

* This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   I would like to begin by expressing my most sincere respect towards the Salvadoran people, their culture, their history, and their character. In the year and a half that I have been living and working in El Salvador, ...
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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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Remarks of the Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes at the FOMILENIO II Annual Report’s event

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday December 6, 10:00 AM, MARTE   I want to thank everyone here, for your commitment to the country. Not just the people who are working for FOMILENIO, but also all of you who are here today to hold us accountable, because it’s mechanisms such as this public presentation of the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Manes at the Platforms of Dialogue on Transparency and Anti-Extortion Launch Event

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday November 29, 9:30 PM, Crowne Plaza This morning El Salvador is taking an important step, in its battle against corruption. Corruption is a worldwide phenomenon that is found in all countries, and evidence shows that it harms the poor more, slows economic growth and diverts funds from public services that ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jean Manes in the National Civil Police Thanksgiving Lunch

Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Wednesday November 22, 12:00PM, Mesón de Goya Good afternoon to all. First of all, I would like to welcome everyone to this Thanksgiving lunch. We have members of the National Police of Lourdes Colón, Sonsonate, Soyapango, San Miguel, Usulután, Santa Ana, Zacatecoluca, La Paz, and San Salvador. Thanksgiving is a celebration ...
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Remarks by DCM Mark Johnson in the Global Entrepreneurship Week Inauguration Event

DCM Mark Johnson Monday November 13, 8:30 AM, FUSADES * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   This week we celebrate entrepreneurship globally because we recognize the central importance that this business model has as the main driver of economic growth in all countries. The truth ...
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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 by Charge D’Affaires Mark Johnson at the “Corazón Azul” Campaign Launch

Charge D’Affaires Mark Johnson Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 PM, CIFCO   ** This translation is provided as a courtesy. Only the original Spanish copy should be considered authoritative. Tonight I want to talk to you about a young woman who came to San Salvador from Sonsonate five years ago. Her brother had promised her that ...
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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 by Vice President Pence to the Argentine and Latin American Business Community

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                            August 15, 2017 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE TO THE ARGENTINE AND LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY La Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina 3:41 P.M. Local ET VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Thank you, Chargé Cooney, Minister Faurie, Hector Orlando, elected officials, ...
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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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Remarks by Ambassador Jean Elizabeth Manes Activation of the Environmental Assessment System in El Salvador

** 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. **  It is a pleasure to join you this morning at this demonstration of the “Environmental Permit Monitoring System” launched by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources ...
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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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Remarks of Deputy Chief of Mission Mark C. Johnson on the Inauguration Ceremony for the Police Information and Operational Control Center (COP)

March 30, 2017 *This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The speech was originally written and delivered in Spanish, and only the Spanish version should be considered authoritative. Excellency Vice-President of El Salvador Republic, Salvador Oscar Ortiz; Honorable Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mauricio Landaverde; President of Public Security Commission, José Antonio Almendáriz ...
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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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Remarks by Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, to Press Before the Presentation of Credentials to the UN

AS DELIVERED                                                               January 27, 2017 Remarks by Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, to Press Before the Presentation of Credentials to the UN Secretary-General, January 27, 2017 Good morning. In South Carolina, we start off the days great. You know, it’s a thrill to be here at the UN. I will ...
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Remarks of President Donald J. Trump

As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will ...
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Youth graduates thanks to ¡Supérate! Program

Twenty young students from Soyapango, Apopa, Cuscatancingo, Ciudad Delgado, and Ilopango received diplomas in English, Computer Science, and Ethics as part of a program called “¡Supérate! Center Raíces Foundation.”  ¡Supérate! is a parallel program that complements the students’ high-school level public education courses. Under the motto “Transforming Lives through Education”, ¡Supérate! is supported by the ...
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Remarks by Mari Carmen Aponte, Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs

**These remarks were prepared and delivered in Spanish; this is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish version should be considered authoritative. In commemorating this important anniversary, we have the opportunity to celebrate the power of dialogue, the power of commitment, and the power of people who — with very opposing points of view — ...
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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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OpEd: We must support young people who dare

By Larry Sacks, Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in El Salvador (This opinion editorial appeared in El Diario de Hoy newspaper on December 16, 2016. This text was originally written and published in Spanish, the below is a translation.)   Not a single day passes without us reading in the newspapers about another ...
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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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