Statement by Ambassador Ronald D. Johnson about US-El Salvador cooperation agreement regarding the examination of protection applications

Statement by Ambassador Ronald D. Johnson about US-El Salvador cooperation agreement regarding the examination of protection applications September 20, 2019 I believe that today is an extremely important day in our bilateral relationship. The United States has always been a country of migrants and there is no doubt that throughout the centuries legal migrants have …

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Remarks President Trump Visit Border Wall

Remarks by President Trump During Visit to the Border Wall | San Diego, CA Otay Mesa Border Wall Site San Diego, California September 18, 2019 3:11 P.M. PDT THE PRESIDENT: Yeah, why don’t you start, Kevin? And this has been a very exciting project, as you know. It’s — for many years, people have wanted …

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ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence

Remarks by ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence U.S. Embassy, El Salvador August 9, 2019 Good morning. Thank you for the introduction and for hosting me and my team from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador. I’d like to also give a special thanks to the media who are …

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American School Commencement Speech

Chargé d’Affaires Mark Johnson Friday, June 7, 2019, 9:00 A.M., American School Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Mark Johnson at the American School Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony   June 7th, 2019 Good morning Escuela Americana. Did you ever think this day would come? I know. Been there. Lots of ideas going through your …

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Introduces U.S. Delegation for the Presidential Inauguration

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE WILBUR ROSS Presentation of the U.S. Delegation to the Inauguration of President-elect Nayib Bukele San Salvador, El Salvador Friday, May 31, 2019   Good afternoon, and thank you for that introduction. As head of the U.S. delegation attending the inauguration of President-elect Nayib Bukele, I am honored to be here on behalf …

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Remarks by the Secretary of Commerce following the bilateral meeting with President-elect Bukele

Remarks by the Secretary of Commerce following the bilateral meeting with President-elect Bukele I bring greetings from President Trump. I am leading this delegation in support of a shared agenda of economic growth for El Salvador.  The administration of President-elect Nayib Bukele and the United States share a common view that only through greater investment …

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William P. Barr – Remarks at the Third Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at the Third Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Attorney General Melara, for those kind words — and thank you for hosting us for this third meeting of the Attorneys General of the Northern Triangle and the United States. I …

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Opening Remarks by Secretary Nielsen at the IV Security Meeting of the Northern Triangle

I’d like to thank: Minister Degenhart [Day-gun-heart]; Minister Pacheco [Puh-checko]; and Minister Landaverde [Lan-duh-bear-day] for inviting me to join you all today. And a big thanks to the El Salvadoran government for hosting this ministerial. We face a crisis—all of us—a humanitarian and security crisis that is affecting every country here and in our region. …

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Final Statements by Secretary Nielsen at the IV Security Meeting of the Northern Triangle

I’m pleased to announce that we had a very productive meeting. I would just like to underscore the minister’s comments to really make it clear how important this meeting was. I’d like to start by thanking all of colleagues at the table here and in particular the security ministers for their continued dedication and commitment …

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Remarks delivered by Vice President Mike Pence on the administration’s policy towards China at Hudson Institute on October 4, 2018

Remarks delivered by Vice President Mike Pence on the administration’s policy towards China at Hudson Institute on October 4, 2018 Thank you, Ken, for that kind introduction. To the Members of the Board of Trustees, to Dr. Michael Pillsbury, to our distinguished guests, and to all of you who, true to your mission, “think about …

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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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