U.S. State Deparment

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:31
Our security cooperation with Nigeria focuses both on the immediate Boko Haram threat and medium-term stabilization objectives. Our security partnership also relies on a mutual understanding that respect for human rights and protection of civilians is critical to winning the battle against Boko Haram.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 06:38
Secretary of State John Kerry, at the request of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, met with the parties negotiating a peace agreement for Colombia this afternoon in Havana, Cuba. The Secretary first met with the Colombian government's negotiating team and then with the FARC negotiating team.‎
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 05:00
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom’s visit underscores the long-standing support of the United States government for Colombia’s efforts for peace. During the visit, she will assess areas for collaboration for the post-peace accord era and analyze how peace accord implementation could change U.S. assistance requirements.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:43
Ministers, senior government officials, and civil society representatives from 13 South and Central Asian countries will discuss ways to counter violent extremism within the framework of good governance and the rule of law.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:45
Report on Vice President Biden's meeting =with the Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador and Inter-American Development.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 06:50
On February 27, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will host a delegation from the Cuban government led by Josefina Vidal, general director of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to discuss re-establishing diplomatic relations.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:08
On Wednesday, July 9, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Washington to discuss the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. These talks are held semi-annually
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 00:00
State Department spokesman Sean McCormack says the United States and the European Union want Cuba to embrace freedom, democracy and universal human rights -- unconditionally.