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    Ambassador to Jamaica Swearing-in Ceremony

    Nick Perry was sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Jamaica by Vice President Harris in her ceremonial office. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) attended the brief ceremony.

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    U.S. Drug Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Members of the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on a report on the progress of their work in the region and to make recommendations…

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    Secretary of State Pompeo Joint News Conference in Jamaica

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo participated in a joint news conference with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness​.

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    Development Bank of Latin America Conference, Day 2, Part 2

    The Inter-American Dialogue (IAD) held the 23rd annual Development Bank of Latin America Conference to discuss the most immediate issues and concerns impacting the Americas. In this portion,…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Following an update from USAID Administrator Mark Green on additional aid to the Bahamas, Morgan Ortagus briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international…

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    Promoting Democracy in Latin America

    The Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro spoke at New York University’s Washington, D.C., center about political systems and human rights in Latin American…

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    Foreign Policy in Western Hemisphere

    Officials from the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the Trump administration’s foreign policy toward Latin…

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    Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Hurricane Irma

    Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) spoke by phone about the impact of Hurricane Irma and recovery efforts in the Virgin Islands.

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    Bankers and Empire

    Professor Peter James Hudson talked about his book, Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus…

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    Transnational Organized Crime

    Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about the need to combat transnational organized crime in Latin American countries. His remarks came as the American Enterprise Institute released a new report entitled,…

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    Caribbean Sugar and the British Colonies

    Professor Robert Paulett talked about Caribbean sugar and its role in the development of Britain’s Atlantic colonies, especially in regards to ideas of race and slavery in the 1600s. He…

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    Caribbean Role in U.S. History

    Panelists talked about the relationship between the history of the Caribbean and the history of the United States. “Geographic Taboos: Why the Caribbean Matters to U.S. History” was a panel…

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    Reagan Address on Lebanon and Grenada

    President Reagan addressed the nation on the suicide truck bombing of a Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon which killed 241 U.S. military personnel. He also discussed the U.S. invasion of…

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    Trafficking and Narcotics in the Caribbean

    U.S. narcotics officials testified on the increasing incidence of drug trafficking and violence in Jamaica, Haiti, the Bahamas and Dominican Republic. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Summit of the Americas Closing News Conference

    President Obama spoke to reporters about the 34-nation Summit of the Americas. He said the meeting was “very productive” and proved hemispheric progress was possible if countries set aside “stale debates and…

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    Summit Opening Ceremony

    President Obama and Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Manning delivered remarks at the Fifth Summit of the Americas opening ceremony.

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    Summit of the Americas

    Former Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow talked about the Summit of the Americas that President Obama would be attending in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on April 17-19, 2009.

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope

    Tariq Ali talked about his book Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope, published by Verso. In his remarks he talked about the rise of Latin American leaders Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales and the…

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    The Night Stalkers

    Michael Durant talked about the book he co-wrote with Steven Hartov, The Night Stalkers, published by Putnam. The book details the history of the army’s elite Special Operations Aviation…

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    U.S.-Caribbean Relations

    Civil rights activist and U.S. ambassador-designate to Jamaica Shirley Chisholm spoke to a meeting of black women on her agenda for U.S. foreign policy concerning countries in the…

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