Barack Obama

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:33
Letter from the President summarizing use of War Powers with regards to deployment of U.S. forces to Cameroon.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 15:54
And you will have to become a bilingual country -- yes or yes. Because the strength of Latin women is admirable and they will fill this country with people who speak Spanish and Portuguese, too.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 00:00
I hereby designate Bolivia, Burma, and Venezuela as countries that have failed demonstrably during the previous 12 months to make substantial efforts to adhere to their obligations under international counternarcotics agreements.
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:37
President Barrack Obama addresses his discussion with the White House national security team about recent unrest in Egypt and U.S. condemnation for violence against any one group, as well as the cancellation of Operation Bright Star.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 00:00
I went because this is a moment of great promise for our hemisphere. Today, almost all the people of the Americas live in democracies. Latin America has some of the world's fastest growing economies.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 00:00
And in the United States, we recognize our responsibilities. We understand that much of the root cause of violence that's been happening here in Mexico, for which many so Mexicans have suffered, is the demand for illegal drugs in the United States.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 00:00
We've put more boots on that border than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000. But we've got more to do - not just to secure the border but to fix an immigration system that is badly brok
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 00:00
I've emphasized that although I understand why there's been a great focus over the last several years on security issues -- security is important. It's very hard to create a strong economy when people are personally feeling insecure.
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 00:00
I'm not interested in militarizing the struggle against drug trafficking. This is a law enforcement problem. And if we have effective law enforcement cooperation and coordination, and if we build up capacity for countries in Central America, then we can