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U.S. Government Statements and Reports

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Location:Peru
Category:Public Security, U.S. Policy
Title:The Government of Peru Arrests Leaders of a Front Organization for the Shining Path
Author/Source:Jen Psaki
U.S. Department Of State
Brief:The United States congratulates the Government of Peru for last week?s arrests of at least 28 leaders and members of a front organization for the Shining Path terrorist group.
Location:Uruguay
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Jose Mujica Cordano of Uruguay
Author/Source:The White House
Brief:President Obama will host President Jose Mujica Cordano of Uruguay at the White House on Monday, May 12.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Location: Entire Region
Category:Diplomatic Relations, Economy And Security, U.S. Policy
Title:U.S. Department of State Shares Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge at the World Urban Forum VII
Author/Source:Bureau Of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department Of State
U.S. Department Of State
Brief:Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas is a policy dialogue that links 16 Western Hemisphere governments and societies that seek to empower small businesses, facilitate trade and regional competitiveness, build a modern and inclusive workforce, and encour
Location: Entire Region
Category:Drug Policy, U.S. Policy
Title:Drugs, Security, and Latin America: The New Normal?
Author/Source:William R. Brownsfield
U.S. Department Of State
Brief:Our long-term value comes from building better law enforcement capabilities, building more competent prosecutors and investigators, building more effective, efficient, and honest courts and judicial systems, and (...) building a corrections system.
Location:Belize
Category:Drug Policy, U.S. Policy
Title:Joint Task Force-Bravo supports marijuana eradication operation in Belize; $29 million of marijuana destroyed
Author/Source:U.S. Southern Command
Brief:Joint Task Force-Bravo and the U.S. Embassy Military Liaison Office in Belmopan partnered with Belizean military and police forces in a highly successful marijuana eradication operation.
Location:Cuba
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Eight Facts About ZunZuneo
Author/Source:Matt Herrick
Usaid
Brief:It makes for an interesting read, but it's not true.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Location:Costa Rica
Category:Elections, Politics And Security, U.S. Policy
Title:Costa Rica Presidential Elections
Author/Source:John Kerry
U.S. Department Of State
Brief:We congratulate Luis Guillermo Solis on his election as the next President of Costa Rica.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Location:Colombia
Category:Exercises, U.S. Policy
Title:SC Army National Guard aviation team visits Colombia for SPP
Author/Source:Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
Brief:The State Partnership Program between the Republic of Colombia and the state of South Carolina formally began July 2012.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Location:Central America
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Central American Security Conference reviews Operation Martillo
Author/Source:Jose Ruiz
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:After the operational update, participants took part in a moderated discussion about Martillo's lessons learned, as well as the way ahead for the operation and communication efforts to support public interest in the mission.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Location:Belize
Category:Exercises, U.S. Policy
Title:US military, Belizean workers lay groundwork for New Horizons construction
Author/Source:Kali Gradishar
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:U.S. and Belizean workers made final preparations at construction sites in Belize March 28-30 in preparation for new facilities at four schools and one medical clinic.
Location:Chile
Category:Exercises, U.S. Policy
Title:571st MSAS advisers participate in discussions, partnership building in Chile
Author/Source:Justin Brockhoff
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:Nearly 60 U.S. airmen are on a temporary duty assignment in Chile to participate in subject matter expert exchanges with Chilean air force counterparts.
Location:Chile
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:FIDAE Air Show, subject matter expert exchanges kick-off in Chile
Author/Source:Justin Brockhoff
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:Chilean President Michelle Bachelet presided over a ceremony today officially marking the start of FIDAE 2014, one of the largest international trade and air shows in the world.
Location:Dominican Republic
Category:Exercises, U.S. Policy
Title:SOCSOUTH and Dominican Republic militaries partner during training exchange
Author/Source:Joseph M. Nawrocki
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:Green Berets assigned to 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), in support of Special Operations Command South, trained with Dominican Republic Special Operations Forces (SOF) as part of a month-long Joint Combined Exchange Training program.
Location:Guatemala
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Georgia Army Nat'l Guard training Guatemalan task force
Author/Source:Will Cox
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:About 25 Georgia Guardsmen are in Guatemala through April as part of Task Force Warrior which is partnered with the Guatemalan Interagency Task Force.
Location:Mexico
Category:Human Rights, U.S. Policy
Title:Travel of Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson to Mexico
Author/Source:U.S. Department Of State
Brief:Assistant Secretary Jacobson and Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Kozak will participate in the U.S.?Mexico Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue with Mexican officials.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Location:Dominican Republic
Category:Civil-Military Relations, Military Exercises, Politics And Security
Title:SOCSOUTH and Dominican Republic militaries partner during training exchange
Author/Source:U.s. Navy Lt. Joseph M. Nawrocki
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:Green Berets assigned to 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), in support of Special Operations Command South, trained with Dominican Republic Special Operations Forces (SOF) as part of a month-long Joint Combined Exchange Training program.
Location:Mexico
Category:Economy And Security, Human Rights, Public Security
Title:Travel of Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson to Mexico
Author/Source:Office Of The Spokesperson
U.S. Department Of State
Brief:Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will travel to Mexico, April 2?4, to reinforce bilateral cooperation in protecting human rights, ensuring safe and secure communities, and promoting economic prosperity.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Location: Entire Region
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Plans Finalized for USNS Spearhead's Deployment to 4th Fleet AOR
Author/Source:Sonny Lorrius
U.S. Southern Command
Brief:During its 4 1/2 months in the joint area of operations, it will visit Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia. It also will participate in counterdrug operations and conduct experiments.
Location:Mexico
Category:U.S. Policy
Title:Travel of Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson to Mexico
Author/Source:U.s. State Department
Brief:Assistant Secretary Jacobson and Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Kozak will participate in the U.S.?Mexico Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue with Mexican officials.