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STATEMENT: Third Annual Transmission of the Section 353 Report to Congress

Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY MATTHEW MILLER, SPOKESPERSON July 19, 2023 Third Annual Transmission of the Section 353 Report to Congress  Today, the Secretary of State transmitted a report to Congress required by Section 353 of the United States–Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act, as amended, and announced 10 Guatemalan, 10 Honduran, 13 Nicaraguan, and ... Read More»

Section 353 Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors Report: 2023

Section 353 Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors Report Report to Congress on Foreign Persons who have Knowingly Engaged in Actions that Undermine Democratic Processes or Institutions, Significant Corruption, or Obstruction of Investigations Into Such Acts of Corruption in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua 22 USC 2277a(b): Targeted sanctions to fight corruption in El Salvador, Guatemala, ... Read More»

Russia’s Suspension of Participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 17, 2023 The United States deeply regrets Russia’s decision to suspend participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative. The Russian government’s continued weaponization of food harms millions of vulnerable people around the world. Since August 2022, the Black Sea Grain Initiative has shipped over 32 million metric tons of Ukrainian grain and ... Read More»

Change in Curfew Hours

Location: Honduras Event:  Update: The government of Honduras has announced changes in curfews in two northern cities, Choloma and San Pedro Sula. The updated curfew in both cities will be from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am. The curfew in Choloma, which began June 25, has been extended until July 25. The curfew in San Pedro ... Read More»

Ambassador Dogu’s Remarks at Inauguration of CEB Mi Independencia La Laguna, San Miguelito, Intibucá

I am convinced that our support and assistance transform lives.  Nilsy, a first-grade student in Lempira, lives with spina bifida, and she needs her wheelchair to get around.    Attending school was a challenge for her and her parents, since her school did not have what was necessary to facilitate her access.    Today, thanks to the ... Read More»