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2010 Press Releases Pertaining to Western Hemisphere Affairs



-12/30/10  Republic of Haiti's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/29/10  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Travel to Brazil for Presidential Inauguration;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/14/10  Under Secretary Maria Otero To Address OAS Roundtable in Celebration of Human Rights Day; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/10/10  Department of State Partners with the International Business Leaders Forum on Human Trafficking; Washington, DC
-12/09/10  Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton to Attend North American Foreign Ministers Meeting;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/08/10  Under Secretary William J. Burns Travels to South America; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/06/10   United States and Brazil Agree on Open Skies; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs to Travel to Guatemala; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  U.S.-Canada Energy Consultative Mechanism Meets; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/03/10  One Year Continued Incarceration of Alan Gross;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/24/10  Mexico: State-of-the-Art Helicopters for Counternarcotics Efforts; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/22/10  Special Briefing on the Status of the Upcoming Haiti Elections by Ambassador Kenneth Merten; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/15/10  Barbados' Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/10/10  Fourth Americas Competitiveness Forum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/05/10  Fulbright NEXUS Program Announces Distinguished Leader for 2011-2012; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/04/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Paraguay and Uruguay; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/04/10  New International Border Crossing Opens Between Arizona and Sonora; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/03/10  Advancing Urban Planning in the Americas: Launching of the Sustainable Housing Prize Competition; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/02/10  Panama's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/01/10  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela to Host Digital Town Hall and Recruitment Event; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/01/10  Brazilian Election;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/01/10  Dominica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/29/10  New Requirements for Passport Applicants with Puerto Rican Birth Certificates; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/26/10  St. Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/25/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela to Travel to Costa Rica and Nicaragua; Washington, DC
-10/25/10  Conclusion of High-Level Partnership Dialogue Working Group Meetings between the United States and Colombia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/23/10  Passing of Prime Minister David Thompson of Barbados;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/22/10  Deputy Secretary's Travel to Colombia and Mexico October 25-28; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/20/10  United States and Nicaragua Extend Agreement to Protect Archaeological Heritage of Nicaragua; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/18/10  Assistant Secretary of State David T. Johnson Travels to Guatemala and Honduras October 18-21, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/15/10  Debt-for-Nature Agreement to Conserve Costa Rica's Tropical Forests; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/15/10  U.S. Government Certification of Mexico Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/14/10  U.S. Department of State Honors Lina Hortensia Martinez Loredo of Honduras as State Alumni Member of the Month; Washington, DC
-10/12/10  A Conversation With NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/08/10  Congratulations to Mario Vargas Llosa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/08/10  U.S. Delegation to the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/01/10   Contract Awarded for the Construction of the New Embassy Compound in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/01/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins to Hold Conference Call for Media on the U.S. Public Health Service STD Inoculation Study of 1946-1948; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/30/10  Events in Ecuador ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/30/10  Secretary Clinton Designates Special Coordinator for Haiti; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/30/10  U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica Closed on September 30, 2010; Kingston, Jamaica
-09/22/10   The U.S. Government, Government of Guyana, and Pharmaceutical Companies Partner to Expedite the Registration of HIV/AIDS Drugs for Children; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  U.S. BRIDGE Initiative Commitments with El Salvador and Honduras; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/21/10  Secretary Clinton and Dutch Princess Maxima Host 9/22 Financial Inclusion Event; Washington, DC
-09/20/10  Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg to Deliver Remarks to The Council on Competitiveness' 2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit; Washington, DC
-09/20/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; New York City
-09/15/10  Determination and Certification of the Colombian Government and Armed Forces with Respect to Human Rights Related Conditions; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/13/10  Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela to Address the 14th Annual Americas Conference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/13/10  Costa Rica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/13/10  El Salvador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/13/10  Guatemala's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/13/10  Nicaragua's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/03/10  Brazil's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/01/10  U.S. and Argentina Will Hold First Bilateral Meeting on Science and Technology; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/31/10  Merida Initiative Bilateral Implementation Office Opens ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/25/10  OAS, State Department Host Renewable Energy Meeting, Tour for Central America and Caribbean Energy Ministers ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/10  Amended Letter of Agreement Signed with Belize; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/18/10  Youth in Action: A Bilateral Partnership for Leadership in Civic Engagement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/12/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to China ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/12/10  Debt-for-Nature Agreement to Conserve Brazil's Tropical Forests; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/04/10  New Presidential Permit for Innovative U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/23/10  U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Celebrates 10th Year, Supports Projects at 12 World Heritage Sites; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/23/10  Under Secretary of State Judith A. McHale Travel to Colombia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/22/10  U.S. and Canada to Conduct Third Joint Survey of the Extended Continental Shelf in the Arctic; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/20/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to The Bahamas, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/20/10  WHA/Suriname: Election of President Desi Bouterse (Taken Question);  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/19/10  Colombia's Bicentennial Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/16/10  Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock Travels to Mexico ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/06/10  Ambassador CdeBaca to Travel to Haiti and the Dominican Republic July 7-9, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/06/10  Denver Biennial: Partnering to Celebrate Democracy in the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/06/10  Telecommunication Industry Roundtable on Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Efforts; Washington, DC
-07/06/10  The United States Celebrates Central America Freeing Itself From Impact of Landmines; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/30/10  Canada Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/23/10  U.S. - Mexico Intention to Negotiate Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/10  INL Assistant Secretary Johnson Travels to Peru and Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/10  Joint Statement of Secretary Clinton and CARICOM Ministers on the Commitment of Bridgetown: Partnership for Prosperity and Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/10  Secretary Clinton and CARICOM Ministers Celebrate the Launch of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), A Shared Regional Security Partnership; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/10  United States Breaks Ground on New Consulate Compound in Monterrey, Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/10  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Endorse the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/27/10  Republic of Guyana's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/26/10  State Department to Host Inaugural Caribbean-U.S. Security Cooperation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/24/10  Argentina's 200th National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/17/10  Colombia Endorses the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/13/10  Deputy Secretary Steinberg's Meeting with Vice President/Foreign Minister Varela of Panama; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/12/10  Assistant Secretary Brimmer to Travel to Haiti and Miami; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/10/10  Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks at the Department of State and Council of the Americas Conference on the Americas on May 12; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/07/10  Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs to Host Haiti Tech Meet-Up; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/05/10  United States to Co-Host the Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies with the Organization of American States; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/04/10  Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/04/10  Third U.S.-SICA Dialogue on Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/29/10  Department of State Announces $10.5 Million Contribution to Address Migration-Related Challenges in Aftermath of Haiti Earthquake; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/28/10  Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela Travel to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Panama; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/21/10  Assistant Secretary Shapiro Visits Haiti to Highlight U.S. Support for Peacekeeping ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/21/10  Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor Visits Colombia & Mexico; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/20/10  The Withdrawal of Certification to Mexico in the Capturing of Raw Shrimp (Taken Question);  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/19/10  Condolences Concerning Four Spanish Soldiers Who Died in Helicopter Crash in Haiti ;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/19/10  U.S.-Chile Political-Military Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/16/10  Secretaries Clinton and Chu Praise Energy Cooperation Across the Americas in Joint Op-Ed; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks at the Energy and Climate Ministerial of the Americas on April 15; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/13/10  Secretary Clinton and Argentine Foreign Minister Taiana Sign U.S.-Argentina Megaports Agreement to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/13/10  Special Press Briefing to Preview the Energy and Climate Ministerial of the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/12/10  U.S.- Brazil Defense Cooperation Agreement (DCA); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/05/10  Conference on Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/01/10  Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela Travel to Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/25/10  Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Discussed at the World Urban Forum: Advancing Sustainable Urbanization, 03-25-10; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/25/10  Secretary Clinton to Travel to Canada for G8 Foreign Ministers Meeting and Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Arctic Coastal States;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/25/10  U.S. Withdraws Mexican Shrimp Importation Certification Under Sea Turtle Protection Law; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/24/10  Under Secretary Maria Otero to Lead U.S. State Department Delegation to the UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum in Brazil and to Participate in a Meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Common Agenda for the Environment; Washington, DC
-03/23/10  International Judicial Conference on Cross-Border Relocation, March 23-25, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/14/10  Statement on the Murders in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/12/10  Secretary Clinton to Host Appreciation Event for Haiti Earthquake Task Force Volunteers ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/08/10  United States and El Salvador Extend Agreement to Protect Archaeological Heritage of El Salvador; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/04/10  Recognizing the Success of Pathways' Women Entrepreneurs; Washington, DC
-02/26/10  Ecuador Youth Attend Major League Baseball Spring Training in the United States; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/25/10  Under Secretary Burns Travel to Brazil;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/24/10  Death of Cuban Dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/24/10  Secretary Clinton Travel to Latin America;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/22/10  U.S.-Mexico Bi-national Meeting to Outline Best Practices to Reduce Demand for Drugs; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/19/10  Cuba Migration Talks;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/18/10  United States and Peru Hold First Environmental Affairs Council Meeting ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/17/10  Cuba Migration Talks; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/16/10  Americas 2.0: Join the Conversation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/28/10  Anti-Trafficking Efforts in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/22/10  Signing of Memorandum of Understanding for Police Training with NYPD; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/20/10  U.S.-Chile Sign 2009-2011 Environmental Cooperation Work Plan; Washington, DC
-01/19/10  Chilean Election;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/19/10  U.S.-Chile Joint Commission for Environmental Cooperation and Environmental Affairs Council; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/18/10  U.S. Government Response to the Haiti Earthquake; Washington, DC
-01/18/10   United States Government Haiti Earthquake Disaster Response Update
-01/17/10  Joint Communique of the Governments of the United States and Haiti; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Conference on CAFTA-DR Environmental Cooperation: Partnering for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's Good Morning America;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Interview With Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez of CBS' Early Show;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Interview With John Roberts of CNN's American Morning;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Interview With Meredith Vieira of NBC's Today Show;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/13/10  Briefing on the Situation in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-01/13/10  Press Availability on the Situation in Haiti;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; PACOM Headquarters; Honolulu, Hawaii
-01/13/10  Remarks to the Press on the Earthquake in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/12/10  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel to Chile; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/11/10  Annual Conference of Economic Officers Serving in the Western Hemisphere; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/08/10  Deputy Secretary's Travel to Colombia and Peru January 11-14;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-01/08/10  U.S., Mexico To Hold Joint Anzalduas International Bridge Inauguration; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/07/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

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