Caribbean countries face a variety of serious economic challenges, which act as major impediments to their growth and development. The continued reliance on one major export product with associated vulnerability to economic shocks, as well as natural disasters places, place many in this region in a precarious position.

Sitting in the birth place of America’s greatest immigrant and hearing the madness being spewed by Republicans in the United States House of Congress in Washington, D.C., makes me wonder how Alexander Hamilton would have been treated today if he was living as an immigrant in America.

Getting divorced can be devastating to so many people who, may not only grieve, but also get angry as they take sides and play the blame game. Then there are the friends who may also cast blame on the husband or wife, depending on whose story they believed.

Op-Ed by the Vice President on the Administration’s Efforts to Assist Countries in Central America. 

Earlier this month, I spent two days in Guatemala meeting with Central American leaders about our mutual efforts to tackle one of the most significant and urgent challenges facing the Western Hemisphere: bringing stability to this impoverished and violent region.