Op-Ed: The Summit of the Americas Hits Home: Our Relationship and My Family History

Events like the Summit of the Americas recognize the ties that bind our hemisphere together, and I feel grateful to reflect on the values and the heritage that we share with our Caribbean neighbors. I count myself as a member of the Caribbean diaspora that helped build the United States. Our country continues to benefit ... Read More»

Op-Ed: Why the Rainbow Flag?

I oversee U.S. policy toward and partnerships with 34 countries in the region, thirteen of them in the Caribbean.  One thing all thirteen U.S. embassies in the Caribbean have in common this June: They will all demonstrate their support of LGBTQI+ Pride Month. In Guyana, the LGBTQI+ flag is flying proudly for the entire month ... Read More»
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