The 54th Special General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Friday re-elected Luis Almagro as Secretary-General and Nestor Mendez as Assistant Secretary-General of the Organization.
US President Donald Trump Wednesday chose Robert C. O'Brien to replace the disgraced John Bolton as the new National Security Adviser, a position which does not require Senate confirmation.
Venezuela is “ready” to defend itself, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Friday, after Washington invoked a regional defense pact that might justify such a move.“We are ready to protect ourselves, we are ready to react,” Arreaza told a news conference after meeting in Geneva with UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not “quit the fight” in the socialist-run Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis.
Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Friday in Rio de Janeiro and sealed an alliance between the two countries, although moving the embasy to Jerusalem was reportedly not on the table. Bolsonaro presented Netanyahu with the highest national decoration for visitors in Brazil, granted in the past to former US President Dwight Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead a delegation to the January first presidential inauguration of Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, president Donald Trump announced on Monday.
Russia has told the United States that two of their strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons will leave Venezuela on Friday, the White House said, ending a deployment that angered Washington.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday discussed President Donald Trump's upcoming trip to Buenos Aires for the G-20 Summit at the end of the month and other bilateral issues over the telephone with his Argentine counterpart Jorge Faurie, a spokesperson for the State Department confirmed Friday.
The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday, calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name”, and marking the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is imposing the strongest sanctions in history on Iran. In a speech on Monday in Washington, America's top diplomat said Iran would be battling to keep its economy alive after the sanctions took effect.