2010 Press Releases Pertaining to Western Hemisphere Affairs

12/30/10 Republic of Haiti's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
12/29/10 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Travel to Brazil for Presidential Inauguration;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/14/10 Under Secretary Maria Otero To Address OAS Roundtable in Celebration of Human Rights Day; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/10/10 Department of State Partners with the International Business Leaders Forum on Human Trafficking; Washington, DC
12/09/10 Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton to Attend North American Foreign Ministers Meeting;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/08/10 Under Secretary William J. Burns Travels to South America; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/06/10  United States and Brazil Agree on Open Skies; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/06/10 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs to Travel to Guatemala; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/06/10 U.S.-Canada Energy Consultative Mechanism Meets; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/03/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
12/03/10 One Year Continued Incarceration of Alan Gross;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/24/10 Mexico: State-of-the-Art Helicopters for Counternarcotics Efforts; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/22/10 Special Briefing on the Status of the Upcoming Haiti Elections by Ambassador Kenneth Merten; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/15/10 Barbados' Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/10/10 Fourth Americas Competitiveness Forum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/05/10 Fulbright NEXUS Program Announces Distinguished Leader for 2011-2012; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/04/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Paraguay and Uruguay; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/04/10 New International Border Crossing Opens Between Arizona and Sonora; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/03/10 Advancing Urban Planning in the Americas: Launching of the Sustainable Housing Prize Competition; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/02/10 Panama's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/01/10 Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela to Host Digital Town Hall and Recruitment Event; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
11/01/10 Brazilian Election;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/01/10 Dominica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/29/10 New Requirements for Passport Applicants with Puerto Rican Birth Certificates; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/26/10 St. Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/25/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Costa Rica and Nicaragua; Washington, DC
10/25/10 Conclusion of High-Level Partnership Dialogue Working Group Meetings between the United States and Colombia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/23/10 Passing of Prime Minister David Thompson of Barbados;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/22/10 Deputy Secretary's Travel to Colombia and Mexico October 25-28; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/20/10 United States and Nicaragua Extend Agreement to Protect Archaeological Heritage of Nicaragua; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/18/10 Assistant Secretary of State David T. Johnson Travels to Guatemala and Honduras October 18-21, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/15/10 Debt-for-Nature Agreement to Conserve Costa Rica's Tropical Forests; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/15/10 U.S. Government Certification of Mexico Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/14/10 U.S. Department of State Honors Lina Hortensia Martinez Loredo of Honduras as State Alumni Member of the Month; Washington, DC
10/12/10 A Conversation With NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/08/10 Congratulations to Mario Vargas Llosa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/08/10 U.S. Delegation to the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/01/10  Contract Awarded for the Construction of the New Embassy Compound in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/01/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins to Hold Conference Call for Media on the U.S. Public Health Service STD Inoculation Study of 1946-1948; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/30/10 Events in Ecuador ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/30/10 Secretary Clinton Designates Special Coordinator for Haiti; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/30/10 U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica Closed on September 30, 2010; Kingston, Jamaica
09/22/10  The U.S. Government, Government of Guyana, and Pharmaceutical Companies Partner to Expedite the Registration of HIV/AIDS Drugs for Children; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/22/10 U.S. BRIDGE Initiative Commitments with El Salvador and Honduras; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/21/10 Secretary Clinton and Dutch Princess Maxima Host 9/22 Financial Inclusion Event; Washington, DC
09/20/10 Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg to Deliver Remarks to The Council on Competitiveness' 2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit; Washington, DC
09/20/10 Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; New York City
09/15/10 Determination and Certification of the Colombian Government and Armed Forces with Respect to Human Rights Related Conditions; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/13/10 Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela to Address the 14th Annual Americas Conference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/13/10 Costa Rica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/10 El Salvador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/10 Guatemala's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/10 Nicaragua's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/03/10 Brazil's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/01/10 U.S. and Argentina Will Hold First Bilateral Meeting on Science and Technology; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/31/10 Merida Initiative Bilateral Implementation Office Opens ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/25/10 OAS, State Department Host Renewable Energy Meeting, Tour for Central America and Caribbean Energy Ministers ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/20/10 Amended Letter of Agreement Signed with Belize; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/18/10 Youth in Action: A Bilateral Partnership for Leadership in Civic Engagement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/12/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to China ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/12/10 Debt-for-Nature Agreement to Conserve Brazil's Tropical Forests; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/04/10 New Presidential Permit for Innovative U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/23/10 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Celebrates 10th Year, Supports Projects at 12 World Heritage Sites; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/23/10 Under Secretary of State Judith A. McHale Travel to Colombia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/22/10 U.S. and Canada to Conduct Third Joint Survey of the Extended Continental Shelf in the Arctic; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/20/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to The Bahamas, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/20/10 WHA/Suriname: Election of President Desi Bouterse (Taken Question);  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/19/10 Colombia's Bicentennial Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/16/10 Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock Travels to Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/06/10 Ambassador CdeBaca to Travel to Haiti and the Dominican Republic July 7-9, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/06/10 Denver Biennial: Partnering to Celebrate Democracy in the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/06/10 Telecommunication Industry Roundtable on Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Efforts; Washington, DC
07/06/10 The United States Celebrates Central America Freeing Itself From Impact of Landmines; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/30/10 Canada Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
06/23/10 U.S. - Mexico Intention to Negotiate Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/18/10 INL Assistant Secretary Johnson Travels to Peru and Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/10/10 Joint Statement of Secretary Clinton and CARICOM Ministers on the Commitment of Bridgetown: Partnership for Prosperity and Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/10/10 Secretary Clinton and CARICOM Ministers Celebrate the Launch of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), A Shared Regional Security Partnership; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/10/10 United States Breaks Ground on New Consulate Compound in Monterrey, Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/08/10 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Endorse the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/27/10 Republic of Guyana's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/26/10 State Department to Host Inaugural Caribbean-U.S. Security Cooperation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/24/10 Argentina's 200th National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/17/10 Colombia Endorses the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/13/10 Deputy Secretary Steinberg's Meeting with Vice President/Foreign Minister Varela of Panama; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/12/10 Assistant Secretary Brimmer to Travel to Haiti and Miami; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/10/10 Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks at the Department of State and Council of the Americas Conference on the Americas on May 12; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/07/10 Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs to Host Haiti Tech Meet-Up; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/05/10 United States to Co-Host the Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies with the Organization of American States; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/04/10 Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/04/10 Third U.S.-SICA Dialogue on Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/29/10 Department of State Announces $10.5 Million Contribution to Address Migration-Related Challenges in Aftermath of Haiti Earthquake; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/28/10 Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela Travel to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Panama; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/21/10 Assistant Secretary Shapiro Visits Haiti to Highlight U.S. Support for Peacekeeping; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/21/10 Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor Visits Colombia & Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/20/10 The Withdrawal of Certification to Mexico in the Capturing of Raw Shrimp (Taken Question);  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/19/10 Condolences Concerning Four Spanish Soldiers Who Died in Helicopter Crash in Haiti ;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/19/10 U.S.-Chile Political-Military Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/16/10 Secretaries Clinton and Chu Praise Energy Cooperation Across the Americas in Joint Op-Ed; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/14/10 Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks at the Energy and Climate Ministerial of the Americas on April 15; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/13/10 Secretary Clinton and Argentine Foreign Minister Taiana Sign U.S.-Argentina Megaports Agreement to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/13/10 Special Press Briefing to Preview the Energy and Climate Ministerial of the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/12/10 U.S.- Brazil Defense Cooperation Agreement (DCA); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/05/10 Conference on Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/01/10 Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela Travel to Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/25/10 Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Discussed at the World Urban Forum: Advancing Sustainable Urbanization, 03-25-10; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/25/10 Secretary Clinton to Travel to Canada for G8 Foreign Ministers Meeting and Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Arctic Coastal States;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/25/10 U.S. Withdraws Mexican Shrimp Importation Certification Under Sea Turtle Protection Law; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/24/10 Under Secretary Maria Otero to Lead U.S. State Department Delegation to the UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum in Brazil and to Participate in a Meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Common Agenda for the Environment; Washington, DC
03/23/10 International Judicial Conference on Cross-Border Relocation, March 23-25, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/14/10 Statement on the Murders in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
03/12/10 Secretary Clinton to Host Appreciation Event for Haiti Earthquake Task Force Volunteers; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/08/10 United States and El Salvador Extend Agreement to Protect Archaeological Heritage of El Salvador; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/04/10 Recognizing the Success of Pathways' Women Entrepreneurs; Washington, DC
02/26/10 Ecuador Youth Attend Major League Baseball Spring Training in the United States; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/25/10 Under Secretary Burns Travel to Brazil;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/24/10 Death of Cuban Dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/24/10 Secretary Clinton Travel to Latin America;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/22/10 U.S.-Mexico Bi-national Meeting to Outline Best Practices to Reduce Demand for Drugs; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/19/10 Cuba Migration Talks;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/18/10 United States and Peru Hold First Environmental Affairs Council Meeting ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/17/10 Cuba Migration Talks; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/16/10 Americas 2.0: Join the Conversation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/28/10 Anti-Trafficking Efforts in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/22/10 Signing of Memorandum of Understanding for Police Training with NYPD; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/20/10 U.S.-Chile Sign 2009-2011 Environmental Cooperation Work Plan; Washington, DC
01/19/10 Chilean Election;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/19/10 U.S.-Chile Joint Commission for Environmental Cooperation and Environmental Affairs Council; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/18/10 U.S. Government Response to the Haiti Earthquake; Washington, DC
01/18/10  United States Government Haiti Earthquake Disaster Response Update
01/17/10 Joint Communique of the Governments of the United States and Haiti; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Conference on CAFTA-DR Environmental Cooperation: Partnering for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's Good Morning America;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Interview With Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez of CBS' Early Show;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Interview With John Roberts of CNN's American Morning;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Interview With Meredith Vieira of NBC's Today Show;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
01/14/10 Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/13/10 Briefing on the Situation in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
01/13/10 Press Availability on the Situation in Haiti;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; PACOM Headquarters; Honolulu, Hawaii
01/13/10 Remarks to the Press on the Earthquake in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/12/10 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to Chile; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/11/10 Annual Conference of Economic Officers Serving in the Western Hemisphere; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/08/10 Deputy Secretary's Travel to Colombia and Peru January 11-14;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
01/08/10 U.S., Mexico To Hold Joint Anzalduas International Bridge Inauguration; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
01/07/10 Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC