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Election of Mauricio Claver-Carone as President of the Inter-American Development Bank

Press statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State September 12, 2020 On behalf of the United States, I congratulate Mauricio Claver-Carone on his election as President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). In his role at the National Security Council, Mr. Claver-Carone has been a visionary leader in advancing prosperity in the Western Hemisphere and ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina

Location:  Argentina Event:  The Government of Argentina has announced the extension of quarantine and social distancing measures through at least September 20.  For information on specific areas and restrictions please check the Embassy  webpage on COVID-19.  Please note that even in those provinces under mandatory social distancing, strict limits on travel, gatherings, and other activities apply. Please also note that given the increased availability ...
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U.S. Imposes Restrictions on Certain PRC State-Owned Enterprises and Executives for Malign Activities in the South China Sea

Press statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 26, 2020 The United States supports a free and open South China Sea. We respect the sovereign rights of all nations, regardless of size, and seek to preserve peace and uphold freedom of the seas in a manner consistent with international law. In July, I announced ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Vicinity of the National Congress Building at Avenida Entre Rios, C1033 CABA. Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on August 26 beginning at 4 p.m. outside the National Congress Building.  Demonstrators are protesting against proposed judicial reforms ...
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U.S. and Concerned Nations Stand Together for Democratic Change in Venezuela

Press statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 14, 2020 Today the United States joins democracies around the world to reiterate our support for Venezuela’s democratic forces as they defend the rights of the Venezuelan people. The joint declaration calls for a transitional government that will hold free and fair presidential and parliamentary elections. ...
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