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    International Mother Earth Day

    Recognizing that Mother Earth reflects the interdependence that exists between living species and the planet, the General Assembly declared 22 April as International Mother Earth Day.

  • Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

    Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

    President Obama spoke about his commitment to combatting the threat of climate change and to keeping ourselves and future generations safe.

  • Remarks by Secretary Kerry

    Remarks by Secretary Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry delivered remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Council of the Americas.

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  • Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Construction in Cerro Pachón
    Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Construction in Cerro Pachón

    On April 14, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and other partners launched LSST's construction in a traditional ceremony. LSST will see first light in 2019 and begin full operation in 2022. 

  • State Department on Myths, Facts of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    State Department on Myths, Facts of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    ''The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has enjoyed tremendous successes over the 45 years since its entry into force. The NPT is the most widely adhered to nuclear treaty in history. It has established an international legal framework against the proliferation of nuclear weapons to which 190 countries have subscribed.''  

  • Obama at Meeting with Central America Integration System Leaders
    Obama at Meeting with Central America Integration System Leaders

    ''We do believe that regional integration on issues like energy, electricity, improving trade flows all can be incredibly valuable for the region as a whole, and ultimately will be valuable for the United States as well.'' 

  • White House on U.S. Participation in 7th Summit of the Americas
    White House on U.S. Participation in 7th Summit of the Americas

    At the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, President Obama highlighted the commitment of the United States to upholding the essential role independent civil society and the private sector play in contributing to a shared democratic agenda that benefits all of the people of the Americas. 

  • Remarks by President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba Before Meeting
    Remarks by President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba Before Meeting

    ''This is obviously a historic meeting. The history between the United States and Cuba is obviously complicated, and over the years a lot of mistrust has developed. But during the course of the last several months, there have been contacts between the U.S. and the Cuban government''. 

  • The President’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)
    The President’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

    On April 9, President Obama launched the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society activists. Building on the success of the President’s young leader initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, YLAI will incubate and accelerate the work of young leaders from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S.  

  • U.S. Government to Provide Additional $186,000 USD in Disaster Assistance
    U.S. Government to Provide Additional $186,000 USD in Disaster Assistance

    In addition to the $100,000 dollars announced on March 28, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and the U.S. Department of Defense, is providing an additional $186,000 USD in assistance to areas affected by the recent natural disasters. 

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