U.S. Assistance for Venezuelans in Colombia

Today, the United States announced an additional $18.5 million in bilateral funding to support displaced Venezuelans in Colombia who have fled the crisis in their country. The United States is coordinating with the Government of Colombia to respond rapidly to the needs of Venezuelans, Colombians, and others who have fled Venezuela, while continuing to move ...
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U.S. efforts towards “Antioquia libre de coca”

After half a century of war, the people of Colombia have a chance for peace. However, the continuing scourge of narcotrafficking undermines the chance for real progress for Colombians, leaving a trail of blood, dirty money, and broken families in its wake. Colombians deserve to benefit from the security, development, and economic opportunity that peace ...
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Fact Sheet on Cuba Policy

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump is changing the policy of the United States toward Cuba to achieve four objectives:  1.      Enhance compliance with United States law—in particular the provisions that govern the embargo of Cuba and the ban on tourism;  2.      Hold the Cuban regime accountable for oppression ...
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Fact Sheet: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States

Department of Homeland Security:  The Executive Order signed on March 6, 2017, allows for the proper review and establishment of standards to prevent terrorist or criminal infiltration by foreign nationals. The United States has the world’s most generous immigration system, yet it has been repeatedly exploited by terrorists and other malicious actors who seek to ...
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FACT SHEET: Preparing for and Responding to the Zika Virus at Home and Abroad

Since late last year, the Administration has been aggressively working to combat Zika, a virus primarily spread by mosquitoes that has recently been linked to birth defects and other concerning health outcomes. The Federal Government has been monitoring the Zika virus and working with our domestic and international public health partners to alert healthcare providers ...
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FACT SHEET: The United States’ Investment in Emerging Global Entrepreneurs

Today, as global entrepreneurs gathered for an event at the White House, President Obama announced several steps to increase support for emerging entrepreneurs here in the United States and around the world.  First, the President made investing in women and youth entrepreneurs the top priority for his Administration’s global entrepreneurship programs.  Second, ahead of his ...
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Fact Sheet: Charting a New Course on Cuba

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary 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 by90 miles of water, but brought together through the ...
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