U.S. Senate

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 07:35
Nominations for new ambassadors to Guatemala and Paraguay.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 08:06
Sending U.S. experts to Nigeria to help locate the kidnapped schoolgirls is just the first step. I would support whatever actions are necessary to locate, capture and eliminate the terrorists responsible for this reprehensible act. I support sharing with Nigeria and others whatever intelligence is necessary to help bring these kidnappers to justice.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:48
U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs, issued the following statement Monday following remarks given by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on the status of 234 female students abducted by terrorist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria on April 14. The group’s leader has announced that the girls are now being sold into marriages.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:47
In their letter, the senators write: “At this juncture, continued U.S. leadership is essential as the violence intensifies, with alarming reports of the targeting of civilians along ethnic and national lines and attacks on UN peacekeepers.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:45
As Many As 234 Female Students from Nigerian Boarding School Were Kidnapped by Terrorist Group Boko Haram; Reports of Girls Being Sold As Brides
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:23
After Security Council vote, Senator Coons urges Congress to pay its peacekeeping bills.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 00:00
In 2013, 26 Colombian trade unionists were murdered. Equally troubling was the fact that in the cases of murdered trade unionists, 86.8 percent go unresolved in terms of the cases.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:00
Kevin Whitaker, of Virginia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Colombia.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:36
U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.)released the following statement welcoming the additional U.S. military deployment in support of the African-led mission targeting Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 12:25
Senate unanimously welcomes international peacekeeping efforts and calls on President Obama to establish a strategy for ending the violence and establishing a durable peace