Category: Americas

US-Africa summit: Biden aims to boost trade, investment, food security; are the ambitions too high?

November 30, 2022

US President Joe Biden will be hosting some 45 heads of state from across the African continent in Washington, DC, on 13-15 December for the ... Read More

Religious Freedom: U.S. Ambassador Rashad Hussain on working visit to Morocco

November 29, 2022

U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain is visiting Morocco for talks with local government officials and civil society leaders. Mr. Rashad ... Read More

Morocco’s OCP launches its 1st carbon farming project in Brazil

November 22, 2022

Morocco’s state-owned OCP Group, the world’s largest producer of phosphate-based fertilizers, announced on Tuesday its first carbon farming and certification project in Brazil to ensure ... Read More

Gates Foundation pledges $7 billion to help fund Africa’s agriculture, health

November 21, 2022

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it was committing $7 billion to Africa over the next four years, as the American billionaire and philanthropist ... Read More

Antisemitism: U.S. Special Envoy hails Morocco’s religious tolerance

November 15, 2022

U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt, has hailed Morocco’s religious tolerance and the country’s leadership in combating antisemitism. Speaking at ... Read More

Sahara: El Salvador reiterates support for Morocco’s sovereignty over its Southern Provinces

November 15, 2022

Visiting Vice President of El Salvador, Felix Ulloa, said on Monday in Rabat that his country has always backed the Kingdom's sovereignty over its southern ... Read More

US urges Algeria to halt using terrorism charges to quell peaceful dissent

November 14, 2022

The US delegation to the UN Human Rights Council called on Algeria to abrogate the amendments it brought to its penal code in 2021 and ... Read More

Africa closely watches US midterm results, as Somali-Americans make history in the vote

November 10, 2022

With control of the United States Congress still undecided a day after the midterm elections, African leaders and political analysts are closely watching for signs ... Read More

Defense: Morocco & U.S. agree to work together against challenging security issues in Africa

November 9, 2022

Morocco and the Pentagon have agreed to continue to work together on counterterrorism, maritime security in the Mediterranean, and other pressing security issues on the ... Read More

Defense: Morocco and U.S.A. discuss security cooperation, military readiness

November 8, 2022

Morocco and the United States, two friends and longstanding allies, are stepping up their military cooperation to counter common regional challenges and international threats. On ... Read More