2011 Remarks Pertaining to Western Hemisphere Affairs

12/02/11 Two-Year Mark of the Continued Incarceration of Alan Gross; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/11 Remarks to CCAA's 35th Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America; Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; New Orleans, LA
11/25/11 Barbados' Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/23/11 Suriname's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/11/11 Death of Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora and Members of His Staff;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/10/11 America's Pacific Century;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; East-West Center; Honolulu, HI
11/10/11 Response to Elections in Nicaragua; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/08/11 President Obama's Nominee To Be Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs;  Roberta S. Jacobson; Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
11/08/11 The Growing Demand for U.S. Visas in China and Brazil; via Teleconference
11/04/11 Asia, the Americas, and U.S. Strategy for a New Century; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks at World Affairs Councils of America National Conference; Washington, DC
11/03/11 Panama's Independence Day; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/31/11 Elections in Nicaragua; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/27/11 Antigua and Barbuda's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/26/11 Dominica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/25/11 Remarks With Peruvian President of the Council of Ministers Salomon Lerner Ghitis Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/24/11 St. Vincent and the Grenadines' Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/17/11 Remarks to the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America's Annual Meeting;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Washington, DC
10/15/11 Death of the Damas de Blanco Founder Laura Pollan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/11 Interview With Juan Carlos Lopez of CNN en Espanol;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/14/11 Uruguay's Bicentennial;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/12/11 South Korea, Colombia, Panama Free Trade Agreements;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
10/05/11 Meeting With Embassy Staff and Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; U.S. Embassy; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/05/11 Meeting With Pathways Women Entrepreneurs;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/05/11 Press Availability Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/05/11 Press Availability in the Dominican Republic;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/05/11 Remarks at The Americas Competitiveness Forum Opening Reception;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Jaragua Hotel; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
10/05/11 Senior Administration Official On Preview of Pathways to Prosperity Ministerial Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
09/28/11 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Travels to the Dominican Republic; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/11 Background Briefing: Preview Meeting of the Group of Central American Friends;  Senior Official of the Department, Office of the Spokesperson; Waldorf-Astoria; New York, New York
09/22/11 Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Bilateral Briefings;  Senior Official Senior Department Official; New York City, New York
09/20/11 Belize Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/18/11 Preview of the Haiti Ministerial Meeting and the Panel Discussion on Women and Agriculture: Improving Global Food Security; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/16/11 Statement by Secretary Clinton: Chile's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/15/11 Background Briefing on Women in the Global Economy; San Francisco, CA
09/14/11 Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/14/11 Mexico's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/14/11 U.S.-Mexico Partnership; Mexico City, Mexico
09/13/11 El Salvador Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/11 Guatemala's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/11 Honduras' Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/11 Nicaragua's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/13/11 Republic of Costa Rica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/09/11 Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Inter-American Democratic Charter;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
09/03/11 10th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Valparaiso, Chile
08/29/11 Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/26/11 Firebombing at Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/26/11 Proposed Keystone XL Project Final Environmental Impact Statement and Details on the Upcoming Public Meetings;  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
08/23/11 Uruguay's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/17/11 World Summit of African Descendants;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/16/11 Roundtable With Mexican Media; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Mexico City, Mexico
08/08/11 Ecuador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/05/11 Bolivia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/05/11 Jamaica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
08/04/11 Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
08/03/11 Remarks With Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
07/27/11 Peru's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/18/11 Colombia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/14/11 Conversations With America: Opportunities & Challenges in the Western Hemisphere;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
07/12/11 Remarks at the Open Government Partnership High-Level Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/08/11 Argentina's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/08/11 Commonwealth of The Bahamas Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/06/11 Remarks with Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
07/01/11 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
06/27/11 Remarks by Ambassador Charles Shapiro, Senior Coordinator for Economic Initiatives, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the Diplomacy Briefing Series Conference on U.S. Policy in the Caribbean; Senior Advisor Charles Shapiro, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
06/27/11 Remarks by Assistant Secretary Valenzuela at the Diplomacy Briefing Series Conference on U.S. Policy in the Caribbean;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
06/27/11 Remarks by Thomas Adams, Special Coordinator for Haiti, at the Diplomacy Briefing Series Conference on U.S. Policy in the Caribbean;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C. Adams; Washington, DC
06/27/11 Remarks by Under Secretary Otero and Deputy Assistant Secretary Reynoso at the Diplomacy Briefing Series Conference on U.S. Policy in the Caribbean;  Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero; Washington, DC
06/22/11 Remarks At the High-Level Caribbean-U.S. Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ritz Carlton Hotel; Montego Bay, Jamaica
06/22/11 Remarks With Jamaican Foreign Minister Kenneth Baugh and St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ritz Carlton Hotel; Montego Bay, Jamaica
06/22/11 Remarks at the Central American Security Conference (SICA);  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Westin Camino Real Hotel; Guatemala City, Guatemala
06/20/11 Briefing on the Secretary's Upcoming Trip to Guatemala and Jamaica;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
06/06/11 Remarks With Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
06/06/11 Remarks at the 41st OAS General Assembly;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs William J. Burns; As Prepared for Delivery; San Salvador, El Salvador
06/02/11 Remarks on the Decision To Readmit Honduras Into the Organization of American States;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
06/01/11 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
06/01/11 Remarks to the Organization of American States;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
05/31/11 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/31/11 U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; George C. Marshall Conference Center; Washington, DC
05/24/11 Briefing on the Latest Sanctions on Iran; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
05/13/11 Paraguay's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC [Also Available in Spanish]
05/11/11 Remarks at the 41st Washington Conference on the Americas;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC Also available in Spanish
05/10/11 Transforming Public Security in the Americas;  Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero; George Washington University; Washington, DC
05/04/11 National Conference of Editorial Writers;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC
04/29/11 Remarks With Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
04/26/11 Briefing on Recent Developments in the Middle East and Other Issues;  Director of Policy Planning Jake Sullivan; Washington, DC
04/20/11 Remarks With Haitian President-elect Michel Martelly After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
04/13/11 Priorities for U.S. Assistance in the Western Hemisphere;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC (Also available in Spanish.)
04/05/11 Freedom of Expression in the Americas;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Institute of the Americas Hemispheric Forum on Freedom of Expression; Washington, DC
03/29/11 Public Diplomacy and Social Media in Latin America;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith A. McHale; Forum Hosted by NDN and the Latin America Studies Program of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Washington, DC
03/25/11 Cuba Releases Last Two Political Prisoners from 2003 Black Spring Crackdown; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
03/04/11 Remarks With Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rene Castro After their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; The Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/25/11 Dominican Republic Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
02/23/11 One Year Commemoration of Orlando Zapata Tamayo's Death;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/23/11 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/18/11 Day of the Women of the Americas;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
02/17/11 U.S. Policy Toward Latin America;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
02/15/11 Does the U.S. Have a Policy Toward Latin America? Assessing the Impact to U.S. Interests and Allies;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
02/10/11 Remarks With Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Varela Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/04/11 Charging of Alan Gross;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/04/11 Grenada Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
02/03/11  Ambassador Merten's Briefing on Haiti
02/03/11 Remarks With Guatemalan Foreign Minister Haroldo Rodas Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
01/30/11 Interview With Gerin Alexandre of Caraibes FM;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ambassador's Residence; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
01/30/11 Interview With Rothchild Francois Jr. of RFM;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ambassador's Residence; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
01/30/11 Interview With Wendell Theodore of Radio Metropole;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ambassador's Residence; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
01/30/11 Secretary Clinton Meets with Embassy Staff;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Toussaint Louverture International Airport; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
01/30/11 Secretary Clinton Visit to Partners in Health Cholera Treatment Center;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
01/28/11 Remarks With Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
01/28/11 Secretary Clinton Travel to Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/27/11 Remarks to Brazilian Students and Teachers Participating in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Youth Ambassadors Program;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/24/11 Interview With Denise Maerker of Televisa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Teatro Juarez; Guanajuato, Mexico
01/24/11 Interview With Rossana Fuentes of CNN en Espanol;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Teatro Juarez; Guanajuato, Mexico
01/24/11 Opening Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa (with interpretation);  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Alhondiga de Granaditas; Guanajuato, Mexico
01/24/11 Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Alhondiga de Granaditas; Guanajuato, Mexico
01/21/11 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Visit Mexico;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/20/11 Current Global Events and Issues;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/12/11 Cuba Migration Talks;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/11/11 One Year Commemoration of Haiti's Earthquake;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
01/10/11 Conversations With America: Haiti in 2011--The Way Forward;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C. Adams; Washington, DC
01/10/11 Health Concerns in Haiti; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/10/11 Planning for Haiti's Current and Future Infrastructure Needs;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C. Adams; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/09/11 Progress in Haiti Is Slow, but Real; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; The Washington Post
01/07/11 Briefing on Haitian Food Security; Ambassador Deputy Coordinator Patricia Haslach; Via Teleconference ; Washington, DC
01/06/11 U.S.-Latin American Relations: A Look Ahead;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
01/05/11 Passing of First President of Trinidad and Tobago Sir Ellis Clarke;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC