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Basketball Skills Camp with NBA Legend Alex English

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Uruguay Bradley Freden joined former NBA star Alex English during a Basketball clinic with kids from the Casavalle area, in Montevideo, Uruguay. With the help of U.S. Embassy Uruguay, Alex English arrived in the capital city Montevideo for the third time to meet and work with local children of different ages on how ... Read More»

International Religious Freedom Report for 2014

Secretary Kerry: “Well, today we present the department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2014. And I particularly want to thank David Saperstein and his entire team for producing a report that reflects a vast amount of objective research and that will provide a uniquely valuable resource for anybody who cares about religious freedom in all ... Read More»

Summary of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

On October 5, 2015, Ministers of the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries – Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam – announced conclusion of their negotiations. The result is a high-standard, ambitious, comprehensive, and balanced agreement that will promote economic growth; support the creation and retention ... Read More»

Obama: Through Democracy, Countries Can Realize Their Full Potential

Today’s leaders must be strong enough to recognize the world’s common interests and common humanity, and that principles such as human rights and human dignity “are universal,” President Obama told the United Nations General Assembly September 28. In the 21st century, a country’s strength is no longer defined by its control of territory. Instead, it ... Read More»

U.S.-China Talks Focus on Climate Change, Economic Cooperation

President Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Washington September 24–25, during which the leaders discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries. “Our work together — to increase our trade, boost the global economy, fight climate change and prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon — shows that when the United ... Read More»