U.S. Department of State
Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State
September 7, 2023
On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Brazil on the 201st anniversary of its independence this September 7th.
Brazil and the United States proudly stand together as vibrant and diverse democracies. We strongly value our joint commitment to address regional and global challenges, promote social and economic inclusion, and combat climate change to create a just, equitable, and sustainable environment where all our citizens can thrive. Our diaspora communities boast rich cultures and sustain our warm people-to-people ties. Together, we can continue to strengthen our relationship grounded in shared democratic principles that ensure prosperity, security, and freedom for our citizens.
The people of the United States wish all Brazilians a joyous Independence Day.