Charting a New Course on Cuba
Dec17

Charting a New Course on Cuba

Fact Sheet:  Charting a New Course on Cuba Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.  We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought together through the relationships between the two million Cubans and Americans of Cuban descent that live in the United States, and the 11 million Cubans who share similar hopes for a more...

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NALEO Response to State of the Union
Jan29

NALEO Response to State of the Union

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address tonight: “We applaud the President for outlining his legislative plan for ensuring everyone has the ‘opportunity to succeed’ in this country if you ‘work hard and take responsibility’.  Following the Great Recession, the Latino community has found it increasingly...

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President’s Call to President Peña Nieto of Mexico
Jan14

President’s Call to President Peña Nieto of Mexico

Readout of the President’s Call to President Peña Nieto of Mexico This morning President Obama spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss progress on the bilateral agenda the two leaders set when they met in May 2013.  The President congratulated President Peña Nieto on the important reforms he has undertaken in his first year in office. The President noted he is looking forward to traveling to Toluca, Mexico...

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