Statement by Secretary Michael Pompeo on Public Designation, Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption, of Honduran Congressman Oscar Ramon Najera

Today, I am designating Honduran Congressman Oscar Ramon Najera due to his involvement in significant corruption. In his official capacity, Mr. Najera engaged in and benefitted from public corruption related to the Honduran drug trafficking organization Los Cachiros. In May 2013, the United States identified Los Cachiros as a significant foreign narcotics trafficking group pursuant ...
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International Human Rights Day

Press Statement U.S. Department of State Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations. An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the UN Human Rights Commission that drafted this ...
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United States Resumes Targeted U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today the Department informed Congress of my intent to resume targeted U.S. foreign assistance funding for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Earlier this year, pursuant to my authority over foreign assistance funds and the direction given to me by President Trump, I directed the Department of State ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 198th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Honduras are bound by ties of geography, commerce, values, and family. We share a strong ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the United States Action to Confront Illegal Immigration

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Today the United States Government announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States. We notified the Government of Mexico that the United States is invoking Section 235(b)(2)(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. We will begin implementation immediately. Individuals ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Honduras’ Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 197th anniversary of your independence on September 15. The rich history of partnership and cooperation between our two nations will continue to contribute to economic ...
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Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC 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 person is entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Around the world, far too ...
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