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  • Bobby Rush with children of Roatan. (Photo by Natelee Forbes)

    Legendary Blues Singer Bobby Rush in Roatan

    Dozens of excited youth met with legendary American blues singer Bobby Rush to hear Rush’s personal story of overcoming racial, economic and educational challenges during the Civil Rights Era to become one of the most successful blues singers living.

  • President Barack Obama. (Archive, White House Photo).

    Remarks by Obama in State of the Union Address

    We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world.

  • U.S. Army Maj. Juli Fung provides a medical screening for a Honduran child during a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Department of Gracias a Dios on December 17, 2014. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Tedesco)

    JTF-Bravo Brings Medical Care to Honduran Villages

    Joint Task Force Bravo's Medical Element, Joint Security Forces, and the 1-228th Aviation Regiment partnered with the Honduran Ministry of Health and the Honduran Military to provide medical care to two remote villages in Honduras.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledges the crowd gathered for his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The speech —delivered in 1963— was part of the March on Washington to support proposed civil rights legislation. (© AP Images)

    Dr. King's Dream Lives On, the Work Continues

    On August 28, 1963, an estimated 250,000 people marched to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington where they heard Martin Luther King Jr. give his "I Have a Dream" speech destined to resonate through the ages.

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    Dept. of Justice Seeks Recovery of Funds

    The Department of Justice filed today a civil forfeiture complaint seeking the forfeiture of approximately $1,528,000 that were allegedly purchased with funds traceable to a $2 million bribe paid by a Honduran company to the former Executive Director of the Honduran Institute of Social Security.

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    U.S. and Honduras High Level Security Dialogue

    The United States and Honduras held a High Level Security Dialogue and discussed areas where we can continue to work together to prevent and reduce crime, hold accountable narcotraffickers and other criminals, and further strengthen judicial institutions. 

  • President Obama delivers a statement about Cuba from the White House. (© White House Image)
    Charting a New Course on Cuba

    The U.S. is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people. It is clear that decades of U.S. isolation of Cuba have failed to accomplish our enduring objective of promoting the emergence of a democratic, prosperous, and stable Cuba. 

  • Ambassador James D. Nealon gives remarks on human rights in commemoration of International Human Rights Day. (State Dept. Photo)
    Ambassador Nealon on Human Rights Day

    The signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights enshrines the principle that the "equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family are the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world." 

  • Ambassador James D. Nealon. (Archive, State Dept. Photo)
    Op-Ed: A Recipe for Success Against Corruption by Ambassador James D. Nealon

    The commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day is an excellent opportunity to remind ourselves of the scourge of corruption, the need for public sector transparency, the benefits of inclusive approach, and the dangers of impunity. 

  • Secretary of State John Kerry. (Archive, State Dept. Photo)
    Op-Ed: Building a More Democratic Hemisphere by Secretary of State John Kerry

    In an op-ed, Secretary of State John Kerry stated, "We celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Summit of the Americas, hosted by President Clinton in Miami, a city that exemplifies the vital connections between the United States and its neighbors in the Western Hemisphere." 

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