Independence Greeting from Secretary Tillerson

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Trinidad and Tobago on the 55th anniversary of your independence. The United States values Trinidad and Tobago’s shared commitment to regional security, economic integration, and democracy. We look forward to strengthening these ties and to greater collaboration, as underscored ...
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2016 International Religious Freedom Report

Preface “From the beginning, America has been a place that has cherished the freedom of worship. Sadly, many around the globe do not enjoy this freedom… [W]e pray for the strength and wisdom to achieve a better tomorrow – one where good people of all faiths, Christians and Muslims and Jewish and Hindu, can follow ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony

Human trafficking is as old as humankind. Regrettably, it’s been with us for centuries and centuries. But in the expression of this act, as I read that one line to you, it is our hope that the 21st century will be the last century of human trafficking, and that’s what we are all committed to.
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Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, a globe-trotting oil executive and engineer, is the new U.S. secretary of state and chief foreign affairs adviser to President Trump. He was confirmed February 1 as the 69th secretary of state, a position first held by Thomas Jefferson and most recently by John Kerry. Five predecessors won the Nobel Peace Prize. Rex Wayne ...
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