Travel to Brazil and Colombia, Dec. 31, 2018 -Jan. 2, 2019

Photos from the trip»

From December 31-January 2, Secretary Pompeo led the Presidential Delegation to Brasilia to attend the inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro, President-elect of Brazil. In addition to joining inauguration-related events, he participated in a bilateral meeting with incoming President Bolsonaro and Foreign Minister Araujo to reaffirm the strong U.S.-Brazil partnership in promoting prosperity, security, education, and democracy. While in Brasilia, Secretary Pompeo participated in bilateral meetings with Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

On January 2, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Cartagena, Colombia, to meet with Colombian President Ivan Duque. In the meeting, he underscored U.S. support for shared goals, such as counternarcotics efforts, peace accord implementation, trade, and responding to the regional crisis perpetrated by the disastrous policies of the Maduro regime in Venezuela.

Brazil

01/02/19 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro; Office of the Spokesperson; Brasilia, Brazil
01/02/19 Remarks With Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Presidential Palace; Brasilia, Brazil
01/02/19 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo; Office of the Spokesperson; Brasilia, Brazil
01/02/19 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Ministry of External Relations; Brasilia, Brazil
01/01/19 Trilateral Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Brasilia, Brazil
01/01/19 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Office of the Spokesperson; Brasilia, Brazil
01/01/19 Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Melia Hotel; Brasilia, Brazil
01/01/19 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Peruvian Foreign Minister Néstor Popolizio Bardales; Office of the Spokesperson; Brasilia, Brazil
12/28/18 Senior State Department Official Previewing Secretary Pompeo's Upcoming Travel to Brazil and Colombia; Via Teleconference
12/28/18 Secretary Pompeo Travels to Brazil and Colombia To Strengthen Prosperity, Security, and Democracy; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC

ColOmbia

01/02/19 Remarks With Colombian President Ivan Duque;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Casa de Huespedes; Cartagena, Colombia

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

01/02/19  Public Schedule: January 2, 2019
01/01/19  Public Schedule: January 1, 2019