Miami Hub: Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign (en Español!)

Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Mike Hammer participates in a radio interview at a station in Miami, Florida, December 2012. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

About the Author: Mike Hammer serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs.

As soon as I stepped off the plane in Miami for my visit to our Media Hub of the Americas I sensed a certain dynamism. As I met with journalists, members of the business community, academics, and students during my visit, I found that this energy permeated throughout my meetings, as all were eager to engage to further strengthen the ties that bind the United States to Latin America.

The Hub of the Americas is a part of the Bureau of Public Affairs’ network of six media hubs around the world; and it is the only hub located domestically. Our media hub in Miami takes advantage of the city’s location as a gateway to Latin America to communicate our policies not only to audiences in the Hemisphere but also to the growing Spanish-speaking community in the United States. During my trip,… more »

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