November 18, 2019
The Memorandum and the Energy Resources Governance Initiative reflect the increasing global urgency to develop best practices for sustainable mineral development underpinning clean energy technologies.
November 16, 2019
The U.S. continues to support the Cuban and Venezuelan people, and the Department implements this designation with that goal in mind. The Castro regime’s repression of human rights and fundamental freedoms in both Cuba and Venezuela necessitates worldwide concern and a louder international call to action.
November 15, 2019
The United States remains committed to ensuring U.S. funds do not directly support Cuba’s state security apparatus, which not only violates the human rights of the Cuban people, but also exports this repression to Venezuela to support the corrupt former Maduro regime.
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Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.