Opening Statements

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement:

Chairman Salmon Questions Witnesses:


Mr. Francisco Palmieri
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central America and the Caribbean
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Mr. Mark Lopes
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
U.S. Agency for International Development
[full text of statement]

Hearing transcript (PDF)