Friday, July 19, 2024

Obama Vows More Engagement with Latin America

President Barack Obama attended the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago this past weekend along with 33 other democratically elected heads of state and government in the Western Hemisphere. In Obama’s first meeting with his regional counterparts he used the opportunity to engage in a new relationship with countries of the Americas […]

CHC Accompanies Obama to Summit of Americas; Responds to Anti-Census Statement by Latino Groups

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) was the first to learn about President Barack Obama’s trip to Mexico, and three key members of the caucus are currently traveling with him to the Summit of the Americas. Members include Congressman Nydia Velazquez, Chair of the CHC, Congressman Xavier Becerra, vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and […]

We can work as Partners

Op-ed by President Barack Obama   As we approach the Summit of the Americas, our hemisphere is faced with a clear choice. We can overcome our shared challenges with a sense of common purpose, or we can stay mired in the old debates of the past. For the sake of all our people, we must […]