On the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ______________________________________ For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO September 10, 2018 Tomorrow we honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago on September 11. Tomorrow also marks six years since the tragic loss in Libya of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs selected for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Embassy is proud to announce that 10 young Argentine leaders have been selected for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program. The program will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in September/October to help them augment their business or social venture plans, learn from U.S. ...
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Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) Program

U.S. Embassy in Argentina – University of Oregon Call for Applications 2018-19 Academic Year APPLICATION: CLOSED Overview The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is pleased to invite current Argentine certified English Language Teacher (ELT) professionals (e.g., teachers, teacher trainers, program administrators) to apply for the Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) online training program with University of ...
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Readout of Secretary´s Mnuchin meeting with President Macri

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina July 23, 2018 BUENOS AIRES – On Sunday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, who was accompanied by Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne. Secretary Mnuchin complimented Argentina for its effective hosting of the G20 meeting of ...
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Houston Trade Mission to Argentina

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Argentina from July 18 to July 20. The mission will focus on promoting Houston’s advantages for investment and trade and enhancing key government and business relationships between the Houston region and Argentina. Targeted business sectors include energy, trade and ...
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Statement by Director Blanco in Support of Recent Anti-Terrorism Financing Actions by Argentina’s FIU

Immediate Release July 14, 2018 “This week, Argentina’s Unidad de Informaciὀn Financiera de la República Argentina (UIF-AR) took decisive action to freeze assets belonging to a transnational criminal organization linked to Hezbollah and its global terror network. I congratulate the UIF-AR, and its director, Mr. Mariano Federici for this decisive action and I am proud ...
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Argentina’s Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO July 9, 2018 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Argentina on 202 years of independence. The United States values its close partnership with Argentina. Our countries share ...
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Secretary Perry participates in G20 energy meeting

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is visitng Argentina from June 14 to 16 leading the United States delegation to the G20 Meeting of Energy Ministers in Bariloche. The G20 leaders in energy policy will discuss public policies to help promote transitions towards more flexible, more transparent and cleaner energy systems. Secretary Perry will participate in ministerial ...
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Joint Statement of President Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit

Issued on: June 12, 2018 President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, ...
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed two proclamations, which note that measures are in place to address the impairment to the national security threatened by imports of steel and aluminum from Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. At this time, ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2018 Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy. This money belongs to the Venezuelan people. I have signed an Executive Order to prevent ...
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An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 21, 2018 The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20. This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy. Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Argentine Foreign Minister Faurie

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 20, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie on the margins of the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Buenos Aires. Deputy Secretary Sullivan thanked Foreign Minister Faurie for the Argentine ...
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Venezuela: Excerpts from Remarks by Vice President Pence at the OAS

…………………………….. Yet more than any other nation in our hemisphere, in Venezuela, the tragedy of tyranny is on full display. And the blame can be laid squarely at the feet of one man: Nicolás Maduro. Maduro promised his people he would restore prosperity, but delivered only deeper poverty. He promised them safety and security, but ...
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ICFJ Digital Media Program

The International Center for Journalists (ICF) opened its call for its fall 2018 program to be held from October 8 to November 16. The ICF Program is intended for journalists, technologists, digital communicators and digital entrepreneurs with excellent command of the English language. The deadline to submit applications is May 20, 2018. To submit applications, please visit ...
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Collaboration in zika research

Through a Fulbright program, 3 American specialists will collaborate with the Health Ministry and other Argentine government institutions on zika virus research and the dissemination of research findings. Dr. Anna Stewart Ibarra, faculty at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, is currently collaborating with Dr. Elizabet Estallo, CONICET investigator at the Universidad ...
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On the Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo May 14, 2018 Today I am proud to celebrate the opening of the United States Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. This significant event fulfills a promise made by President Trump. As he proclaimed on December 6, 2017, “Seventy years ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2018 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Mauricio Macri to reinforce the strong partnership between the United States and Argentina. President Trump expressed strong support for President Macri’s efforts to transform Argentina’s economy, and the two leaders underscored the need ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 The United States supports the economic reform program of President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, which is market-oriented, growth-focused, and has improved Argentina’s future. President Macri has the right vision for the Argentine economy and has made important strides toward modernizing the ...
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Under Secretary of the Treasury David Malpass’ Meeting with Minister Dujovne

May 10, 2018 Washington – U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass met with Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne. Under Secretary Malpass reiterated strong support for the Macri administration’s market-oriented reform program to promote private sector-led growth. He commended the Minister’s plan to strengthen fiscal policy and Argentina’s decisive actions to help re-anchor ...
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World Press Freedom Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO 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 press as ...
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump issued two proclamations authorizing modifications of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Administration has reached a final agreement with South Korea on steel imports, the outlines of which were previously ...
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Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018 I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department of State will be an incredible asset for our country at ...
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The U.S. to participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

The United States will participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics 2018 to be hosted on October 6 to 8. The U.S. team will compete in the following sports: archery, basketball, cycling, equestrian, rowing, sport climbing, sailing and table tennis. Of the 3,992 participants, 21 will be U.S. athletes. With a total of 43 medals ...
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National Parks Week

For one week each April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation , the official charity of America’s national parks, join to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and #FindYourPark! It will be celebrated from April 21 to 29, and it also coincides with Earth ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at First Plenary Session of the Summit of the Americas

Lima, Peru THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary General Almagro, President Vizcarra, Presidents, Prime Ministers, and leaders from across the Western Hemisphere — it is my great honor to join you today, as Vice President of the United States of America, at the 8th Summit of the Americas. And I bring greetings and great respect to each ...
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Alabama Trade Mission visits Argentina

Alabama’s Secretary of Commerce, Greg Canfield, will lead a 18-member trade mission from the State of Alabama that will visit Argentina from April 14 to 17. The mission includes officials from the Alabama Department of Commerce and Alabama’s Port Authority, as well as representatives of Chambers of Commerce and companies from a variety of sectors ...
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US Tourism officials travel to Argentina

Isabel Hill and Brian Beall, Director and Deputy Director of the National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) US Dept. of Commerce, will travel to Argentina on April 16-17 to participate in a roundtable discussion organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina on tourism and employment, together with leaders of tourism administrations of G20 member ...
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Argentine Female Pilot participates in U.S. Exchange Program

Argentine Air Force Second Lieutenant Sofía Vier was selected to participate in the USAF ALP military exchange program to be carried out in the United States. She graduated from Cordoba’s School of Military Aviation. During the one-year program, Sofía will have the opportunity to improve her skills. She is the first Argentine pilot to participate ...
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USDA and USTR Finalize Access for U.S. Pork Exports to Argentina

April 13, 2018 News Releases USDA 0083.18 Washington, D.C., April 13, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today announced the government of Argentina has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. pork to be imported into Argentina for the first time since 1992. Since the White House ...
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Statement By H. Nauert – Acting Secretary Sullivan Travel to Lima, Peru to Participate in the Summit of the Americas

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 10, 2018 Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Lima, Peru from April 11-14, to accompany Vice President Mike Pence at the Eighth Summit of the Americas. During the Summit, the United States will promote priorities of mutual interest to the region, including ...
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Statement from VP Pence’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Jarrod Agen

April 10, 2018 The Vice President is honored to represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas at President Trump’s request. He looks forward to promoting policy that will lead to an even stronger U.S. economy and working with our close allies in Latin America to collectively hold undemocratic actors in the ...
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What is OECD

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. The common thread of OECD´s work is a shared commitment to market economies ...
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President Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

  ECONOMY & JOBS ALL NEWS WASHINGTON – Today, based on ongoing dialogues, President Donald J. Trump authorized the modification of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to suspend the tariffs for certain countries before they take effect.  These suspensions are based on factors including ongoing discussions regarding measures to reduce global excess capacity in steel and ...
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Humanitarian assistance for vulnerable Venezuelans

Statement by administrator Mark Green on U.S. humanitarian assistance for vulnerable Venezuelans United States Agency for International Development For Immediate Release March 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov   Today, the United States announced new humanitarian assistance to support Venezuelans in Colombia, who are fleeing desperate poverty, hunger, and tyranny in ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

March 1, 2017 We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women ...
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2018 International Writing Program (IWP), Open Call

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS OPEN Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is currently accepting applications for the International Writing Program (IWP), to take place at the University of Iowa from mid-August to early November, 2018 (specific dates to be announced at a later date). The Embassy will accept applications until Friday, April ...
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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Parkland, Florida

February 15, 2018 Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney’s Statements

Following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Argentina, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney held a phone conference with regional outlets, and was interviewed on TV. The following stories highlight the Chargé d’Affaires statements on the Secretary’s visit, the bilateral relation and regional issues. Infobae (In Spanish) Estados Unidos apoyó las reformas del Gobierno y ve a la Argentina como “un modelo para la región” La Nacion (In Spanish) Un idilio en los tiempos de America First Cronista Comercial (In Spanish) Macri trató una agenda estratégica con el canciller de Trump, que evitó definiciones Telam (In ...
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Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Buenos Aires, Argentina February 4, 2018 FOREIGN MINISTER FAURIE: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. Thank you for making the effort on this Sunday afternoon, on such a fine day. We were just chatting with Rex about the spectacular summer sky we’ve got today, so thank you for making the ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas February 1, 2018 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, thank you so much. And thank you, Greg, for that very kind, warm introduction, inviting me back home today. And I want to thank those at the Clements Center of National Security and the ...
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Sec. Tillerson To Travel to Austin, Mexico City, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, and Kingston

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 26, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. The Secretary will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, ...
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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Edward C. Prado to be Ambassador to the Argentine Republic

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2018 Edward C. Prado of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic. Judge Edward Charles Prado is a distinguished Federal jurist having served as a United States judge for almost 35 years. ...
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U.S. Adjusts Support to ARA San Juan Search Operations

The United States will begin to draw down operation assisting the search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the South Atlantic today, after completing its support to requests by the government of Argentina. The United States actively joined the Argentina-led international search efforts within 24 hours of learning of the missing submarine on ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Administration’s National Security Strategy

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, D.C. 2:03 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. Please. I want to thank Vice President Pence, along with the many members of my Cabinet here with us today. I also want to thank all of the dedicated professionals — military, civilian, and law ...
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USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the Conclusion of the WTO Ministerial Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today issued the following statement on the conclusion of the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina: “The United States expresses its deep appreciation to the Government and people of Argentina for the exceptional ...
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The U.S. Embassy Supports Science Projects from Argentine Schools

The Embassy of the United States in Argentina is pleased to announce the list of public schools selected to receive grants under the “Ecoalumnos” Program. “Ecoalumnos” — sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Education – seeks to provide inspiration and training to youth by supporting science projects with a social ...
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Trade in Food and Agricultural Products Joint Statement of Undersigned Ministers

Ministerial Conference Eleventh Session Buenos Aires, 10-13 December 2017 Original: English 11 DECEMBER 2017 The following joint statement, dated 11 December 2017, is being circulated at the request of the delegations of Kenya, Uganda and the United States. _______________ In order to face the challenge of producing more food in a safer and sustainable way, ...
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Opening Plenary Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the WTO Ministerial Conference

As Delivered December 11, 2017 Buenos Aires, Argentina Ambassador Lighthizer: I would like to start by thanking the government of Argentina for hosting MC11, and Minister Malcorra, Director General Azevedo, and their staffs for their excellent work. We appreciate all the effort over many months that go into creating a conference of this magnitude. In ...
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Presidential Proclamation Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel and Relocating the United States Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 06, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The foreign policy of the United States is grounded in principled realism, which begins with an honest acknowledgment of plain facts. With respect to the State of Israel, that requires ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Announces First Innovation Fund Competition Focused on U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Partnerships

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators are pleased to announce the launch of a new 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition, thanks to the generous support of Chevron Corporation, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos ...
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U.S. Deploys CURV-21 in Argentine Submarine Search

U.S. NAVAL FORCES SOUTHERN COMMAND / U.S. FOURTH FLEET PRESS RELEASE November 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By: Lt. Lyndsi Gutierrez, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) – At the request of U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the U.S. Navy directed Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) to ...
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U.S. Navy Transitions to Search and Recovery in Search for ARA San Juan

U.S. NAVAL FORCES SOUTHERN COMMAND / U.S. FOURTH FLEET PRESS RELEASE November 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By: Lt. Lyndsi Gutierrez, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. –Two U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon, the Submarine Rescue Chamber (SRC) and the Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM) from the Undersea Rescue Command ...
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World AIDS Day, 2017

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The first documented cases of the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) 36 years ago became the leading edge of an epidemic that swept across ...
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Argentina hosts international meeting on nuclear disarmament verification

From November 20 to December 2, Argentina will host the 5th plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV). The IPNDV, established by the United States through a public-private partnership with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), aims at identifying potential tools and technologies that will be needed to support future nuclear disarmament verification efforts. The IPNDV channels expertise ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary regarding the Attack at a Mosque in Egypt

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2017 The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s horrific terrorist attack at a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai province.  We offer our condolences to the families of those killed and wounded, and we stand with the people and government of ...
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Visit of Daniel K. Ewell

Daniel K. Ewell, Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator, visited Argentina on November 19-21 to participate in the ALTA Airlines Leaders Forum, the Latin American and Caribbean airlines annual meeting. He also met with his civil aviation counterparts from Latin America. Daniel K. Elwell Deputy Administrator Elwell previously served at the FAA as the Assistant Administrator ...
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One More U.S. Navy P-8A Aircraft Joins Argentina’s Submarine Search

Release No: 17-015 Nov. 19, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – A second U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft will deploy to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 19 to join an ongoing international search for the Argentinean Navy’s submarine A.R.A. San Juan in Southern Atlantic waters. The aircraft and a crew of 21 personnel will ...
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U.S. Deploys Unmanned Submersibles in Argentine Submarine Search

Release No: 17-016 Nov. 19, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – The U.S. Navy has deployed unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) to join in the search for the Argentine navy’s submarine, A.R.A. San Juan, in South Atlantic waters. The equipment consists of one Bluefin 12D (Deep) UUV and three Iver 580 UUVs, which are operated by ...
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U.S. Navy to Deploy Undersea Rescue Capabilities to Argentina

Release No: 17-014 Nov. 18, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – The U.S. Navy has ordered its Undersea Rescue Command (URC) based in San Diego, Calif., to deploy to Argentina, Nov. 18 to support the South American nation’s ongoing search for the Argentinean Navy submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the Southern Atlantic. URC is deploying two ...
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U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon to Support Argentina Search for Submarine

Release No: 17-013 Nov. 17, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the U.S. Navy to deploy a P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 18 to support the South American nation’s ongoing search for the submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the waters of the Southern Atlantic. The ...
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U.S. Hosts More Than a Million International Students for Second Consecutive Year

International Student Enrollments Show Signs of Flattening Study Abroad by U.S. Students Is On the Rise New York, November 13, 2017 – According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of international students ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with President Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina to express condolences on behalf of the American people for the loss of Argentine lives in the New York terror attack. President Trump underscored his full support of the ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs Attend Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Call with Argentine Foreign Minister Faurie

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT November 1, 2017 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: This afternoon Secretary Tillerson called Foreign Minister of Argentina Jorge Faurie to express his condolences on the deaths of five Argentine citizens in the brutal terrorist attack in New York City. The ...
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Statement from the President on the Terrorist Attack in New York City

The White House Office of the Press Secretary October 31, 2017 Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today’s terrorist attack in New York City and their families. My Administration will provide its full support to the New York City Police Department, including through a joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. ...
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A NASA Mission Arrives in Ushuaia for Antarctic Exploration Flights

October 30, 2017 Scientists with NASA’s IceBridge mission travelled to Tierra del Fuego to carry out a set of research flights over Antarctica.  This is the first time, the IceBridge program, designed to study and understand the behavior of glaciers and ice shelves will be based in Argentina. On October 25, a P-3 aircraft landed ...
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Office of the Historian Release of Chapters on Argentina and the Latin America Region in FRUS, 1977-1980, South America; Latin America Region

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 25, 2017 The Department of State released today a portion of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XXIV, South America; Latin America Region. The two compilations released today, on Argentina and the Latin America Region, were given priority in the declassification process as part ...
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Argentine Universities Receive Grants for Exchanges

The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by MetLife Foundation. With MetLife Foundation’s support, the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition will facilitate eight new higher education partnerships between the United ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with President Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina.  The two leaders underscored their continued commitment to expanding trade and investment between the United States and Argentina.  President Trump praised President Macri’s economic reform efforts.  They also discussed ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 11, 2017 On the International Day of the Girl, we recognize how girlhood shapes the lives of all women, and we promote the empowerment of more than 1 billion young girls growing up around the world… FULL TEXT
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The Next Generation of Youth Leaders in Argentina

Sixty (60) Access English Microscholarship Program students gathered in Santa Fe on September 30, 2017 for a series of TEDTalk-style presentations by four of U.S. exchange program’s alumni aimed at motivating increased participation by the students in additional cultural exchange with the United States.  The program alumni noted the profound impact their programs had on ...
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On the Expulsion of Cuban Officials from the United States

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC October 3, 2017 On October 3, the Department of State informed the Government of Cuba that it was ordering the departure of 15 of its officials from its embassy in Washington, D.C. The decision was made due to Cuba’s failure to take appropriate steps to ...
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

This October marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This national public awareness campaign is a collaborative effort between government and industry that encourages individuals to protect their computers and our nation’s critical cyber infrastructure.  Diplomatic Security’s Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (DS/CTS) is proud to provide the information and resources below ...
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Statement by President Trump on the Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 02, 2017 Diplomatic Room 10:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, we are joined together today in sadness, shock, and grief. Last night, a gunman opened fire on a large crowd at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. He brutally ...
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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 02, 2017 Our Nation is heartbroken.  We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in last night’s horrible tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada.  As we grieve, we pray that God may provide comfort and relief to all those suffering… FULL TEXT
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Actions Taken in Response to Attacks on U.S. Government Personnel in Cuba

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 29, 2017 Over the past several months, 21 U.S. Embassy employees have suffered a variety of injuries from attacks of an unknown nature. The affected individuals have exhibited a range of physical symptoms, including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues, and difficulty ...
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President Donald J. Trump Amends Puerto Rico Disaster Declaration

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2017 Today, President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken in the Commonwealth as a result of ...
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Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists…

ENHANCING VETTING CAPABILITIES AND PROCESSES FOR DETECTING ATTEMPTED ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES BY TERRORISTS OR OTHER PUBLIC-SAFETY THREATS – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United ...
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Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations New York, New York 10:04 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. As millions of our ...
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Remarks by President Trump at the Reforming the United Nations: Management, Security, and Development Meeting

The United Nations New York City, New York 10:00 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you. I actually saw great potential right across the street, to be honest with you, and it was only for the reason that the United Nations was here that that turned out to be such ...
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Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks at the Adoption of a U.S.-Drafted UN Security Council Resolution

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2017 Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks at the Adoption of a U.S.-Drafted UN Security Council Resolution Strengthening Sanctions on North Korea Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks following the unanimous adoption of ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs selected for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Embassy is proud to announce the 2017 cohort from Argentina for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The five-week program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States to augment their business ...
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United States Strikes Deal to Export Pork to Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2017 United States pork to enter Argentina for first time since 1992 WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump today announced that the United States and Argentina have agreed to terms that will allow United States pork to enter the Argentine market for the first time since ...
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Treasury Sanctions the President of Venezuela

7/31/2017 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692, which authorizes sanctions against current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela and others undermining democracy in Venezuela. These sanctions come a day after ...
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Defending Democracy in Venezuela

The United States condemns the elections imposed on July 30 for the National Constituent Assembly, which is designed to replace the legitimately elected National Assembly and undermine the Venezuelan people’s right to self-determination. The United States stands by the people of Venezuela, and their constitutional representatives, in their quest to restore their country to a ...
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United States donation of border security equipment to Argentina’s Customs Office

With the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Export Control and Related Border Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) donated equipment that will enhance the ability of Argentina’s customs and border officials to screen vehicles and cargo for potentially dangerous substances. CBP officials delivered to their Argentine counterparts one Contraband Inspection ...
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Venezuela Travel Warning

LAST UPDATED: JULY 27, 2017 The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to Venezuela due to social unrest, violent crime, and pervasive food and medicine shortages.  This travel warning also informs U.S. citizens that on July 27, the Department ordered the departure of family members and authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. ...
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An Unequivocal Message From the People of Venezuela

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 17, 2017 The United States applauds the courage and determination of Venezuelans who exercised their rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly in defense of their democracy on July 16. Yesterday’s vote was a massive repudiation of the proposed National Constituent Assembly, which would ...
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Trafficking in Persons Hero Award for Argentina’s Alicia Kinan

This morning, the U.S. Department of State recognized Argentina’s Alika Kinan with the Trafficking in Persons Hero Award –the highest recognition by the Government of the United States to distinguished global leaders, for their relentless fight against this terrible practice.  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presided over the ceremony. Ms. Kinan was recognized for her ...
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Direct Line: US companies interested in Argentina’s transportation projects

There are many opportunities for U.S. companies to help Argentina build high-quality infrastructure.  The Embassy organized a conference gathering the Argentine Government and U.S. companies to facilitate information-sharing and direct engagement to respond to questions about projects and bidding processes in Argentina. Under the U.S. State Department Direct Line Program, the Embassy brought together Argentina’s ...
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NASA scientists visit Argentina

Dr. Adriana Ocampo, Lead Scientist for NASA’s New Horizon program , arrives in Argentina to coordinate a team of approximately 25 scientists to observe Asteroid MU69. The observations will provide important data about Asteroid MU69 in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft to fly by the asteroid in January 2019.  Observing the asteroid will provide NASA with important ...
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Venezuelan Supreme Court Decision Greatly Undermines Democratic Institutions

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson Washington, DC March 30, 2017 The United States condemns the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s March 29 decision to usurp the powers of the democratically elected National Assembly. This rupture of democratic and constitutional norms greatly damages Venezuela’s democratic institutions and denies the Venezuelan people the right to shape their country’s ...
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Charge d’affairs Cooney visited Mendoza

Charge d’Affairs Tom Cooney visited Mendoza on March 2-4 for the celebration of Fiesta de la Vendimia. During his visit to the province, Mr. Cooney participates in the Mendoza Investment Forum 2017 and met with governor Alfredo Cornejo and Minister of Economy, Infrastructure and Energy Enrique Vaquié. Mr. Cooney also visited Diario Uno, part of ...
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Open Call for Female Emerging Leaders in Sports

Global Sports Mentoring Program The United States Embassy in Argentina announces an open call for nominations for female emerging leaders in sports from across Argentina to participate in a sports mentoring program for women. Candidates may come from any field of sports, with emphasis placed on: sports management; sports administration; coaching; sports journalism and mass ...
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Bipartisan resolution reaffirms U.S.-Argentina partnership and recognizes Argentina’s recent economic reforms

Resolution calls for the United States to continue to engage with key South American nation WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Marco Rubio (R-Fl.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) introduced a resolution yesterday that reaffirms the partnership between the United States and Argentina and recognizes the economic reforms implemented by Argentina since ...
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Statement by the President Obama on Cuban Immigration Policy

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2017 Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy Today, the United States is taking important steps forward to normalize relations with Cuba and to bring greater consistency to our immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called “wet-foot/dry ...
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FACT SHEET: Actions in Response to Russian Malicious Cyber Activity and Harassment

Today, President Obama authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election in 2016.  Russia’s cyber activities were intended to influence the election, erode faith in U.S. democratic institutions, sow doubt about the integrity of our electoral process, and undermine ...
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Open Doors Report Shows Trends in Student Mobility between Argentina and the US

International student enrollment in the U.S. tops one million for the first time Students from Argentina increased by 7.2% to 2,201 Argentina ranks 18th as destination for U.S. students November 14, 2016 – An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and ...
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DHS Announces 11 New Airports Selected For Possible Preclearance Expansion Following 2nd Open Season

Release Date: November 4, 2016 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010 WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced today 11 new foreign airports, located in nine countries, selected for possible Preclearance expansion. If Preclearance operations are expanded to these airports, travelers would undergo immigration, customs, and agriculture inspection by U.S. Customs and ...
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Joint Statement of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE November 2, 2016 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group Announcing Implementation of the Global Connect Initiative Work Plan At the second meeting of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group, which took place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 2, ...
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Leaders’ Summit on Refugees

On September 20, President Obama joined UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon as well as leaders from Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, and Sweden in hosting the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees. The Summit built on a meeting earlier in the day to mobilize private sector resources to address this same crisis. Fifty-two countries and international organizations, ...
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Remarks by U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew at Meeting with Argentine Finance Minister Prat-Gay

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2016 BUENOS AIRES – I would like to thank President Macri and my friend and colleague Minister Prat-Gay for hosting me today. As you know, this is the first visit by a U.S. Treasury Secretary to Argentina since 2002, and I am grateful ...
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Argentine universities receive funding for exchange

The Embassy is pleased to announce the winners of the funding competition for Argentine universities that will allow these institutions to implement more than 80 exchanges for Argentine and US students, as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americans Initiative. The projects selected for the 2016 edition of the competition come from the ...
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Remarks at the UN High-Level Plenary Meeting on Refugees and Migration

John Kerry Secretary of State United Nations Headquarters New York City September 19, 2016 Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman. I apologize for being a little bit late. Even with a motorcade, traffic is hard. I want to applaud the United Nations for convening this very timely session on the largescale movement of refugees and migrants, and ...
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EXIM Reopens for Business in Argentina

Washington, D.C. – Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), today announced in Buenos Aires that the Bank will resume offering short- and medium-term financing in Argentina after being closed to sovereign transactions for more than 15 years… Full Text
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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at the 20th Annual CAF Conference

About Argentina “… We’re also seeing positive momentum in Argentina, where the President — new president, by the way — has paved a reform agenda for a way for Argentina to return to the international financial community. And the reinvigorated partnership between Argentina and the United States has already opened doors to improve security, increase ...
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Syrian Refugee Admissions

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 29, 2016 A year ago, President Obama set the goal of welcoming at least 10,000 of the most vulnerable refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to the United States. Today, by committing additional resources to our refugee admissions process and maintaining our rigorous screening process ...
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Funds for workplace-based training programs with a focus on vulnerable and marginalized youth

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor, announces the availability of approximately $9 million total costs for up to three cooperative agreements of up to $3 million total costs each, to fund technical assistance projects in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Kenya to improve country capacity to provide workplace-based training programs with ...
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New Commitments in Argentina to 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 24, 2016 New Commitments in Argentina to President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative  As part of his visit to Argentina, the President announced a new commitment to the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund that will create new ...
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Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson in Argentina

Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, traveled to Argentina with the delegation that accompanied President Barack Obama during his visit to the country. She participated in bilateral meetings and attended the press conference that provided both presidents at Casa Rosada. Assitant Secretary Jacobson Biography Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs ...
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Joint Statement by Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Malcorra in Support of the OAS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 23, 2016 Joint Statement by Secretary of State John F. Kerry of the United States and Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra of the Republic of Argentina in Support of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Human Rights System  The text ...
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Agreements between the governments of Argentina and the United States

March 23, 2016 Argentina’s Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and the US Ambassador, Noah Mamet, presided today at the San Martin Palace the agreements signing between the governments of Argentina and the United States. Malcorra said: “This marks a new way of working with mature and intelligent peer relationships that help us build a better future, ...
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice: “Seizing a Transformational Moment in the Western Hemisphere”

Good evening, everyone.  Thank you, Fred, for that generous introduction and Peter for the great work you’re doing here.  Thank you, Adrienne Arsht for making all this possible.  Governor Huntsman, always great to see you.  I want to thank to the organizations who helped put this event together and to everyone joining us tonight.  I ...
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Young Argentine leader participate in YLAI

17 de febrero de 2016 The Public Affairs Counselor of the U.S. Embassy, Thomas Mesa, met with Celeste Medina and Franco Amorosi, participants in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program. This new international exchange program, sponsored by the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Cuba and Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2016 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Cuba and Argentina President Obama and the First Lady will travel to Cuba on March 21st and 22nd and Argentina on March 23rd and 24th.  In Cuba, the President will work to build ...
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Seating of the Venezuelan National Assembly

Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC January 5, 2016 The United States congratulates the people of Venezuela on the installation of their new, democratically-elected National Assembly. This is an important and necessary step towards fulfilling the will of Venezuelan voters as reflected in last month’s elections. The National Assembly can serve ...
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