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Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 28, 2019 The Department of State announces the opening of the Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU), under the leadership of Charge d’Affaires James Story. The VAU is the interim diplomatic office of the U.S. Government to Venezuela, located at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota‎, Colombia, and has ...
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White House Advisor Ivanka Trump Travels to Argentina

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note August 26, 2019 Deputy Secretary Sullivan and White House Advisor Ivanka Trump Travel to Colombia, Argentina, and Paraguay for W-GDP Initiative Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel with Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to Colombia, Argentina, and Paraguay ...
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U.S. Secretary of the Navy visits Argentina

The United States Secretary of the Navy, Richard V. Spencer, will visit Argentina on August 26 to participate in a regional symposium for alumni of the U.S. Naval War College.  The U.S. Naval War College and the Argentine Navy will co-host the 18th Regional Alumni Symposium  this August 26-29, 2019 in Buenos Aires.  The conference is designed to ...
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YLAI Professional Fellows Program call open

The application process for the next Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is now open. Applications for the upcoming cohort of YLAI Professional Fellows will close on September 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The U.S. portion of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program will occur between June 7 – July 17, 2020. Before applying, please double-check your calendar to ensure you ...
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Nicolás Maduro: Corruption and Chaos in Venezuela

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson August 6, 2019 Fact Sheet NICOLAS MADURO: CORRUPTION AND CHAOS IN VENEZUELA The former regime of Nicolás Maduro has consistently violated and abused the human rights and dignity of the country’s citizens, plundered its natural resources, and driven a once-prosperous nation into economic ruin with Maduro’s authoritarian rule ...
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