Opening Statements

Chairman Duncan's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Duncan Questions Witnesses:

Mr. Scott Hamilton
Central America Director
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

The Honorable William R. Brownfield
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Ms. Paloma Adams-Allen
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau
U.S. Agency for International Development
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Alan D. Bersin
Assistant Secretary and Chief Diplomatic Officer
Office of Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of statement]

Lieutenant General Kenneth E. Tovo, USA
Military Deputy Commander
U.S. Southern Command
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)