Nov. 26, 2018
Mattis Oversees Southcom Command Change
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis presided over the U.S. Southern Command change-of-command ceremony in Miami, as Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd turned over the reins to Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller.
Oct. 9, 2018
Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere, Mattis Says in Mexico
Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.
Aug. 18, 2018
Mattis Thanks Colombian Officials for Denouncing Undemocratic Actions
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked the Colombian defense minister for their country’s regional leadership role as a security exporter during a meeting in the capital city of Bogota, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.
Aug. 16, 2018
Mattis, Argentine Defense Officials Meet in Buenos Aires
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and top Argentine defense officials reaffirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Argentina during a meeting in Buenos Aires.
Aug. 14, 2018
Mattis Seeks to Deepen Relations with South American Partners
The United States is seeking to strengthen relationships with hemispheric nations and wants to be Brazil’s partner especially in times of trouble, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug. 13, 2018
Mattis Thanks Brazilian Officials for Leadership in Defense Cooperation
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Brazil’s defense leaders in Brasilia to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Brazil.
Mattis, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Meet to Reaffirm Bilateral Relationship
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes of Brazil met at the Itamaraty Palace in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations.