Elections in the Western Hemisphere

ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE On behalf of the people of the United States, I wish the citizens of Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru successful elections on April 11 that are fair, free, accessible, and peaceful.  As we strive to protect and strengthen democracies, we must recognize that free and fair elections for all citizens are only one step in the …

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Secretary’s Remarks: Ecuador National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Washington, DC, August 9, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend congratulations to the people of Ecuador on the anniversary of the first call to independence on August 10, 1809, which sparked the independence movement in Latin America 209 years ago. Since we …

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Congratulations to Ecuador’s President-Elect Lenin Moreno

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY MARK TONER, ACTING SPOKESPERSON April 6, 2017 Congratulations to Ecuador’s President-Elect Lenin Moreno The United States congratulates the people of Ecuador on taking part in the second-round Presidential elections on April 2.  We also congratulate Lenin Moreno of the Alianza Pais party on his victory. However, we do note the concerns …

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs visited Ecuador

On August 5, Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs visited Ecuador as part of a regional tour.  He is in charge of issues related to the Andean region, Brazil and the Southern Cone. During his stay, he met with authorities from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior and …

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Deputy Coordinator of the Office of International Information Programs visits Ecuador

The Deputy Coordinator of the Office of International Information Programs, Doctor Jonathan Henick, visited Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Quito from July 24 to 26, 2016. Dr. Henick’s visit, part of a tour through South America, marked the highest level visit from the Department’s Office of Public Diplomacy since 2010. Dr. Henick works to develop communication programs …

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