Tag: Summit of the Americas

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

Hezbollah Threat Absent from Pence Speech at Summit of the Americas

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence failed to explicitly address the growing threat linked to the intensifying operational presence in Latin America of state-sponsor of terror Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah while speaking to regional leaders during the Summit of the

EN VIVO: La delegación del régimen sabotea foro en la Cumbre de Lima

Pro-Castro Mob Heckles, Shuts Down Americas Summit Event

Dozens of Cuban government agents forced the shutdown of a forum on civil society in the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas Thursday by shouting over all the speakers until organizers postponed the meeting. The incident is an example of what pro-democracy activists call a “climate of violence” that the regime has brought to the event.

PANAMA, Panama City : Cuba's supporters shout slogans outside the hotel where a press conference of Cuban dissidents took place in Panama on April 8, 2015, days before the opening of the VII Summit of the Americas which starts next April 10 and 11, in Panama City. AFP PHOTO / …

Cuba Adopts Trump-Style Slogan for Leftist Summit: ‘Latin America First’

Cuban state propaganda newspaper Granma called for a regional “Latin America First” policy to combat the alleged “Monroe doctrine” revival occurring under President Donald Trump this week, promoting a “Thinking Americas Forum” to replace the pro-democracy Summit of the Americas that Trump is expected to attend.

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Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands Before Summit’s Opening Ceremonies

With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two nations.

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Obama to Share Summit of the Americas Stage with Cuba’s Raúl Castro

Last week, the White House promised that President Barack Obama would engage in an “interaction” with Cuban dictator Raúl Castro at the Summit of the Americas. The summit begins officially Friday, and more details have surfaced on what that interaction will entail: the two leaders, who shared a phone conversation Thursday night, will share the stage at the summit Friday.

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Cuba and Venezuela Storm Out of Summit of the Americas Forum

The Summit of the Americas begins tomorrow, but the presence of dictatorships at the table with the rest of the Western Hemisphere’s democratic nations has already begun to cause havoc. On Wednesday, representatives of the socialist governments of Venezuela and Cuba walked out of the pre-Summit Forum on Civil Society due to the presence of pro-democracy activists.