2015 Remarks Pertaining to Western Hemisphere Affairs

12/15/15 Background Briefing on the Progress Made Toward the Normalization of U.S.-Cuba Relations; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
12/15/15 Briefing on the One-Year Anniversary of the President's Policy of Engagement With Cuba;  Charge d'Affaires Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Cuba; Via Teleconference
12/01/15 United States and Cuba Hold Migration Talks; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/26/15 Condemn Killing of Opposition Member in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
11/25/15 State Department Applauds Model Geothermal Power Purchase Agreement Signed in Nevis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/25/15 United States and Cuba Hold Migration Talks, Counter-Narcotics Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/24/15 Cuban Citizens Sentenced for Peaceful Protest;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
11/16/15 Remarks by Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten - Haiti Elections, the View from Washington;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; Haitian Americans for Progress w/ moderator Dr. Cassandra Theramene; via Teleconference
11/16/15 Remarks to InterAmerican Dialogue at the "Leadership for the Americas" Award Gala;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Mandarin Oriental Hotel; Washington, DC
11/14/15 Remarks by Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten - Elevating Haiti and Its Diaspora;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals; Miami, FL
10/06/15 Joint Press Availability With Haitian President Michel Martelly;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Port au Prince, Haiti
10/05/15 Background Briefing: Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Haiti; Via Teleconference
10/05/15 Our Ocean Town Hall Event in Valparaiso, Chile;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 Remarks With Chilean President Michelle Bachelet at the Opening of the Small Business Development Center;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 Remarks at the Opening of the 2015 Our Ocean Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 Remarks at the Our Ocean Conference High-Level Segment;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/04/15 Background Briefing on the Our Ocean Conference; En Route to Valparaiso, Chile
08/14/15 Press Availability With Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hotel Nacional; Havana, Cuba
08/14/15 Remarks at Flag Raising Ceremony;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Havana, Cuba
08/14/15 Why I'm Going to Havana;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Huffington Post Latino Voices
07/20/15 Press Availability With Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
07/15/15 Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
07/01/15 Statement on Cuba;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
06/30/15 Remarks at a Luncheon in Honor of President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
06/15/15 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken At the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) Reception;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
06/15/15 Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS);  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; OAS Headquarters; Washington, DC
05/22/15 Talks To Re-establish Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Cuba;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
05/22/15 Talks to Re-establish Diplomatic Relations;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
05/20/15 U.S.-Cuba Policy Testimony;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
05/19/15 On the Ongoing Discussions with Cuba to Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations And Reopen Embassies; Office of the Spokesperson; Via teleconference
05/07/15 LiveAtState: U.S. Security Policy in Central America; Washington, DC
04/21/15 Remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Loy Henderson Hall; Washington, DC
04/10/15 Remarks by President Obama at the Civil Society Forum; Hotel El Panama; Panama City, Panama
04/09/15 Remarks at "Foro de Rectores de Las Americas";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Panama City, Panama
03/24/15 Budget Hearing - Assistance to Central America;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
03/24/15 Funding Priorities For The Western Hemisphere;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Washington, DC
03/19/15 Remarks at the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council to Receive the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela; Washington, DC
03/18/15 Election of the New Secretary General of the Organization of American States;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Organization of the American States; Washington, DC
02/27/15 Press Availability With Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Remarks Announcing the New Special Envoy for the Colombian Peace Process Bernie Aronson;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Remarks With Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel Gonzalez;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/04/15 Cuba: Assessing the Administration's Sudden Shift;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
02/03/15 Human Rights in the New Approach to U.S.-Cuba Policy;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As Prepared Remarks for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
02/03/15 Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
01/31/15 Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird and Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Faneuil Hall; Boston, Massachusetts
01/23/15 Press Availability with Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Havana, Cuba
01/19/15 Briefing on the Upcoming Migration and Reestablishment of Diplomatic Relations Talks in Cuba; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/09/15 Marking Five Years Since the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/06/15 Joint U.S.-Mexico Statement on the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research: Connecting Tomorrow's Leaders Today; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC