IDB Invest and OPIC Launch First Gender Lens Investment Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean

For Immediate Release October 2, 2018 Buenos Aires – IDB Invest, the private sector institution of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced today an alliance for the creation of the first gender-focused fund for Latin America and the Caribbean for up ...
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USAID Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Michelle Bekkering Travels to Argentina

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release September 28, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and Environment Michelle Bekkering will lead the U.S. Government Delegation to the 2018 Women 20 (W20) Summit. The Summit will ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump

September 4, 2018 This morning, I spoke with President of Argentina Mauricio Macri and reaffirmed the United States’ strong support for Argentina during this trying time for them. Argentina is a long-time strategic partner of the United States and a major non-NATO ally. President Macri is doing an excellent job with this very difficult economic ...
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Secretary Perdue to Travel to Argentina

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to Buenos Aires from July 27th to July 29th to participate in the G20 Meetings of Agriculture Ministers. While at the G20, Secretary Perdue will discuss important issues facing agriculture around the world and engage in policy dialogues with his counterparts. The Secretary will also participate in ...
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Secretary Mnuchin Leads U.S. Delegation to G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin leads the United States delegation to the 3rd G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 21 – 22, 2018. In addition to the official program, Secretary Mnuchin will hold bilateral meetings with a number of his finance minister and central bank ...
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U.S. Army Cadets participate in Leadership Program in Argentina

U.S. Army cadets from the Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) are participating in a Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP) in Argentina for several weeks in June.  In partnership with cadets from the Argentine Military Academy (Colegio Militar de la Nacion), 32 U.S. cadets will spend their time immersed in Argentine culture, learning Spanish, and ...
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Statement by Secretary Mnuchin on the IMF Assistance Package for Argentina

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Press Release: June 7, 2018 Contact:  Treasury Public Affairs, (202) 622-2960 Washington – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today after the announcement of an IMF assistance package for Argentina: “I welcome the announcement today that Argentina and the staff of the International ...
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Remarks by Secretary Pompeo at the General Assembly of the OAS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Official UNCLASSIFIED For Immediate Release REMARKS OAS Headquarters Washington, D.C. 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 be ...
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Statement By Secretary Pompeo: LGBTI Pride Month

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 1, 2018 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. In many parts of the world, ...
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U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release NOTICE TO THE PRESS June 1, 2018 Secretary of State Pompeo to Lead U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the U.S. delegation to the 48th Regular Session of the General Assembly of ...
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United States funds the construction of an Emergency Operations Center for Neuquén Province

June 1, 2018 The U.S. Government announced it will fund the construction of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for the province of Neuquén, at the request of the provincial government.  The facility will serve as a center for members of the Civil Defense and other entities that provide disaster response, as designated by provincial authorities. ...
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Ambassador Prado submits credentials to President Macri

May 16, 2018 United States Ambassador to Argentina, Edward C. Prado, officially submitted his credentials to Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri on May 15th at the Olivos presidential residence. Ambassador Prado said the meeting was excellent and highlighted the close ties between the U.S. and Argentina. After the encounter, Ambassador Prado headed to San Martin Square ...
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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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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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282 Argentine Students Receive Scholarships to Study at Universities in the U.S.

The U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Argentina, Albert Kraaimoore, congratulated the 282 students participating in the third edition of the Friends of Fulbright Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students. During the pre-departure student orientation held at Argentina’s Ministry of Education, Mr. Kraaimoore was joined by the Director of International Cooperation Francisco Miguens, and Fulbright Commission ...
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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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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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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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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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NASA Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit: September 3-8, 2017

When Natural Disasters Strike, NASA Brings the Power of Space The NASA Earth Science Disaster’s Program it’s a program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives and property around the world. What if the huge amount of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites could be harnessed to ...
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US Second Lady Engages Art Therapy Professionals in Argentina

August 15, 2017 Today, U.S. Second Lady Mrs. Karen Pence visited Fundacion INECO in Buenos Aires to engage on current art therapy practices.  INECO founder Dr. Facundo Manes welcomed Mrs. Pence, who later participated in a roundtable with Dr. Alicia Lischinsky, INECO Institute medical director, as well as professionals, educators and practitioners of art therapy ...
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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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Treasury Sanctions 13 Current and Former Senior Officials of the Government of Venezuela

Treasury Sanctions 13 Current and Former Senior Officials of the Government of Venezuela 7/26/2017 Page Content Action Targets Officials of Entities Undermining Democracy in Venezuela Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated 13 current or former senior officials of the Venezuelan Government pursuant to Executive Order ...
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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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Remarks by President Trump at NATO Unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials – Brussels, Belgium

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 25, 2017 NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much, Secretary General Stoltenberg.  Chancellor Merkel, thank you very much.  Other heads of state and government, I am honored to be here with members of an alliance that has promoted safety and ...
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Treasury Sanctions Eight Members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice

5/18/2017 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated eight Venezuelan government officials pursuant to Executive Order 13692.  The designated officials, members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia or TSJ), are responsible for a number of judicial rulings in the past year that ...
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CBP Announces the Expansion of Global Entry to Citizens of Argentina

Release Date: May 1, 2017 Argentine citizens can begin to apply to the Trusted Traveler Program on May 8, 2017 WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to citizens of Argentina. Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Argentine citizens can ...
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APHIS Will Not Extend Stay on Import Regulations for Lemons from Northwest Argentina

Published: May 1, 2017 WASHINGTON, May 1, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will not extend beyond May 26, 2017, the stay of the final regulation regarding the importation of commercial consignments of fresh lemons from northwest Argentina into the continental United States (Importation of Lemons From Northwest ...
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Educational Exchanges: Study Tour of U.S. Higher Education

A delegation of ten representatives from Argentine universities, Argentina’s Ministry of Education and Sport and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina will travel to the United States to explore new academic exchanges between both countries.  The group will visit Washington D.C., New Mexico and Texas from February 22 to March 4, 2017. Five public and three ...
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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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US-Argentina Hold Ministerial-Level Meeting of the Council on Trade and Investment

Buenos Aires – Today, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman led the inaugural meeting of the United States-Argentina Council on Trade and Investment (Council). The Council met under the United States-Argentina Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which was signed during President Obama’s visit to Argentina in March. Today’s meeting was co-chaired by Minister of Foreign ...
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Inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue Signals New Step for Economic Relationship

October 27, 2016 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker meets with her Argentine counterpart Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera for the inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker met with her Argentine counterpart Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera for the inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Established ...
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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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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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Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment Wednesday, June 22—Saturday, June 25, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of her four-country visit ...
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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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