Office of the Spokesperson

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 00:00
These new agreements will open $60 million in local financing in Mexico, $25 million in El Salvador, and $13.5 million in Nicaragua.
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 00:00
Assistant Secretary Jacobson will travel to Beijing, China, to co-chair the Sixth U.S.-China Sub-Dialogue on Latin America.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 00:00
The Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Rafael Caro-Quintero, who kidnapped, tortured and murdered U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in 1985.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 00:00
The Hangout will feature leading Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, who achieved international fame and has received multiple awards for her thoughtfully perceptive portrayals of life in Cuba.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 00:00
Assistant Secretary Fernandez will travel with a U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 08:37
In Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Idrissov's talks with high ranking U.S. officials the two sides highlighted the robust and growing bilateral ties and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen the strategic partnership.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 08:27
Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake Jr. is traveling to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from June 26-27, 2013.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 11:47
The U.S. Department of State announced today an upcoming sports envoy program to empower youth in Luanda, Angola. In partnership with the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), Ticha Penicheiro and Cedric Ceballos, will travel to Luanda to engage with underserved youth both on the court and in the community. This program builds on the U.S. global commitment to empower young people to serve as economic and civic actors in their communities.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 09:29
U.S. Department of State on the political situation in South Sudan
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:26
The United States is pleased to announce a partnership with the Government of Burkina Faso to strengthen efforts to improve land governance and increase transparency in land transactions. In recognition of the central role that good land governance plays in achieving economic growth and food security, and in response to intensifying competition for land and natural resources and a lack of access to land administration services in rural areas, the Government of Burkina Faso undertook a multi-year stakeholder consultation process in order to develop a new land policy framework.