2016 Remarks Pertaining to Western Hemisphere Affairs

12/01/16 Assistant Secretary Crocker Travel to Ottawa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/26/16 The Passing of Fidel Castro;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/22/16 Haiti Reset 2017;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Coral Gables, FL
11/18/16 Remarks During Women's Empowerment Breakfast;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand National Theater; Lima, Peru
11/04/16 Briefing on Venezuela;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
11/02/16 Post-Hurricane Matthew Telephone Town Hall Update on Haiti; via Teleconference
11/01/16 Call with Hispanic Diaspora Outlets in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month; via Teleconference
10/18/16 Caribbean Security Call; Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Via Teleconference
10/05/16 U.S. Government Actions and Assistance for Countries Affected by Hurricane Matthew;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Via Teleconference
09/30/16 Haiti's Diaspora Goes to Washington: Leveraging the Diaspora's Political & Economic Power for the Good of the Homeland;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Howard University; Washington, DC
09/29/16 First Meeting of Ministers and National Authorities of the Americas on the Right to Identity;  Health Attache U.S. Embassy Mexico Michelle McConnell; Mexico City, Mexico
09/26/16 Remarks With Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cartagena, Colombia
09/21/16 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Argentina and Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/16 Remarks at the Global Demining Initiative for Colombia Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palace Hotel; New York City, NY
09/15/16 Remarks with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/16 Remarks at the West Indian American Day Carnival Association VIP Grand Marshals Breakfast/Awards; Brooklyn, NY
08/05/16 Remarks After Meeting With Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palacio Itamaraty; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
08/04/16 Joint Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra;  Secretary of State John Kerry; San Martin Palace; Buenos Aires, Argentina
08/04/16 Remarks With Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; San Martin Palace; Buenos Aires, Argentina
08/04/16 Remarks to Members of the American Chamber of Commerce;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Buenos Aires, Argentina
07/27/16 Remarks Delivered to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) Regarding Transparency, Accountability, and Openness in Government; Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael G. Kozak, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; OAS Headquarters; Washington, DC
06/24/16 Launch of 2016 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/16 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon on Venezuela;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Washington, DC
06/23/16 Remarks at the Extraordinary Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/23/16 Senior Officials on Colombia Peace Accord; Via Teleconference
06/21/16 Remarks at the Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/16/16 Haiti Elections: Completion of the 2015 Electoral Cycle;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Washington, DC
06/16/16 Interview with Department of State Press Contacts: Haitian Elections: Completion of 2015 Electoral Process;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Via Teleconference
06/14/16 Diaspora Integration and Investment in Private Sector Development;  Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Marvin Conference Center at George Washington University; Washington, DC
06/01/16 Haiti Elections: Progress Through Democratic Legitimacy;  Special Coordinator for Haiti and Deputy Assistant Secretary Kenneth H. Merten; Washington, DC
04/22/16 Updates to the List of Eligible Imports Produced by Independent Cuban Entrepreneurs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/19/16 Central America and the Alliance for Prosperity: Identifying U.S. Priorities and Assessing Progress; Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
04/18/16 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/04/16 Anti-Corruption in the Western Hemisphere;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Brown University's Stephen A. Ogden Lecture; Providence, RI
03/30/16 Remarks With Argentinian Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
03/22/16 U.S. Support for Haiti's Roadmap Toward Completion of the Electoral Process;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; Video Message for Facebook Q&A on Frequently Asked Questions for Haiti Stakeholders; Washington, DC
03/10/16 Remarks at the State Luncheon in Honor of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/25/16 U.S.-Canadian Cooperation on Advancing Democracy in Haiti;  Special Coordinator for Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; Washington, DC
02/06/16 Grenada;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/05/16 Press Availability with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/03/16 Special Envoy Hochstein To Co-chair the U.S.-Central America Energy Security Task Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/25/16 Betico Croes Day in Aruba;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/24/16 Elections in Haiti;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/22/16 Cuba and the Internet: Choices, Challenges, and Opportunities;  Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Daniel A. Sepulveda, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; University of Information Science; Havana, Cuba
01/01/16 Haiti's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC