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    White House Conference Call on Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Visit

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    The White House held a conference call to discuss the upcoming visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Prime Minister’s visit will also include a state dinner, the first for a…

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    U.S.-Brazil Relations

    Roberta Jacobson and others talked about U.S.-Brazil relations, including ways to advance cooperation in investment, trade, education, and technology. Topics included trade, broadband…

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    U.S.-Cuba Relations

    State Department officials Roberta Jacobson and Thomas Shannon testified at a hearing on U.S.-Cuba relations. Topics included policy objectives, human rights, Cuban economic reforms, and…

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    Summit of the Americas Preview

    Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson delivered a keynote address prior to a panel discussion on the Seventh Summit of the Americas. Topics included diplomatic relations with Cuba,…

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    U.S.-Cuba Relations

    State, Treasury, and Commerce Department officials testified on the Obama’s administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and lift many travel and economic sanctions that had…

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    U.S.-Cuba Relations

    Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson briefed reporters and answered their questions on U.S. policy changes toward Cuba. Topics included the…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Witnesses testified about immigration policy and unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the southern U.S. border.

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Commerce

    Roberta Jacobson gave the keynote address at the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute discussion on trade and commerce between the U.S.-Mexico border. She focused on the impact of U.S.-Mexico…

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug…

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    Civil Society in Cuba

    Witnesses testified about human rights abuses in Cuba. Among the issues they addressed were the plight of Cuban dissidents, the status of Alan Gross who was an American being detained in Cuba,…

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    Democracy in the Americas

    The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Global Narcotics Affairs held a hearing on democracy in the Americas. Topics included the strength of…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Health Issues

    U.S. and Mexican officials spoke about various problems that are unique to the U.S.-Mexico border region. Among the issues addressed at the day-long conference were drug-related violence in…

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    BCCI Investigation

    The subcommittee, chaired by Senator Kerry (D-MA), met on Friday to conduct the fourth of a series of hearings to investigate the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI). The Federal Reserve…

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