US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Uruguay had “a strong voice” at the United Nations (UN) and the Organization of American States (OAS), “a voice that we really value.”
The U.S. State Department Monday announced its newly-created Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) was operational. The new agency has been devised to enhance the country's ability to work together with other nations on cybersecurity matters.
Western powers have started imposing sanctions on Russia for its unilateral decision to move into the rogue Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region, which have now proclaimed themselves as independent republics (DPR and LPR) with friendship agreements with Moscow which include dual citizenship, mutual defense, and a unified currency.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Thursday briefed the United Nations Security Council in New York about Russia's intentions of invading Ukraine and reaching its capital city of Kiev, despite Moscow's insistence there were no grounds for such concerns.
The Government of the United States has decided to temporarily shift its Embassy in Ukraine from Kiev to Lviv, near the Polish border, as a precaution amid mounting rumors of a Russian invasion allegedly scheduled for Feb.16, just when Presidents Vladimir Putin and Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro are to meet in Moscow.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Thursday announced while on an official trip to Colombia that his country would launch a regional pact to reduce deforestation throughout the Amazon
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday arrived in Bogotá for a 2-day official visit to Colombia, during which he was to discuss bilateral issues with local authorities.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Monday declared a state of exception for 60 days to set in place military checkpoints to stop criminal activity linked to drug consumption and trafficking.
The United States is returning to the United Nations Human Rights Council next January, after having withdrawn in 2018 under the Donald Trump administration. Washington secured 168 votes, far more than the simple majority of 97 required and will sit for the next three years.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday said Nicaraguan President and former guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega was leading the Central American country “down the dark path of authoritarianism,” as most political opponents are arrested or charged with treason.