Secretary’s Determination of 45-Day Suspension Under Title III of LIBERTAD Act

Secretary’s Determination of 45-Day Suspension Under Title III of LIBERTAD Act Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 16, 2019 The Secretary of State reported on January 16, 2019, to the appropriate Congressional committees that, consistent with section 306(c)(2) of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (22 U.S.C. 6021 ...
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An Open Letter to the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cuba

BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR December 10, 2018 December 7, 2018 His Excellency Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla Minister of Foreign Affairs Of the Republic of Cuba Havana Dear Mr. Minister: The United States has for decades expressed profound concern regarding Cuban political prisoners. Such prisoners include those charged with pre-criminal “dangerousness,” defined as ...
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Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Pompeo December 10, 2018 Human Rights Day   Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those rights ...
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Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)

Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) Mike Pompeo Secretary of State OAS Headquarters Washington, DC June 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thank you, Secretary General Almagro and your team, for organizing this 48th General Assembly of the OAS. We are incredibly grateful for your leadership.It is a pleasure to ...
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LGBTI Pride Month

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By SecretaryPompeo June 1, 2018 LGBTI Pride Month The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. ...
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Press Releases: On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Press Releases: On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 17, 2018 The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every ...
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Secretary Pompeo statement on World Press Freedom Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Secretary Pompeo statement on World Press Freedom Day Washington, DC May 3, 2018 On the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, we renew our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy. The United States values freedom of the ...
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