Bolivia's Independence Day

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 6, 2016


On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Bolivia as you observe the 191st anniversary of your nation’s independence.

Today, we join in celebrating Bolivia’s proud history, cultural diversity, and enduring social bonds. The United States remains committed to working closely with you to support economic development and strengthen democratic institutions, and we look forward to renewed engagement between our nations in the year ahead.

On this joyous Dia de la Patria, I wish all Bolivians happiness and prosperity.