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Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s National Development Bank

Department of the Treasury Press release Treasury Sanctions BANDES, Venezuela’s National Development Bank, and Subsidiaries, in Response to Illegal Arrest of Guaido Aide March 22, 2019 Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Banco de Desarrollo Economico y Social de Venezuela, or BANDES, pursuant to E.O. 13850, ...
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Buenos Aires Provincial Youth Leaders Program

The Buenos Aires Provincial Youth Leaders Program offers 15 to 17 year-old high school students the knowledge and skills to improve their communities. Nine Argentine high school students and one adult mentor will be selected to participate in a three-week exchange in the United States. The program focuses on social impact, innovation, entrepreneurship, and activities ...
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Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

U.S Department of State Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC March 13, 2019 Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Since America’s founding, the concept of individual rights has been woven into the national fabric. As my friend ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on International Women’s Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO March 8, 2019 Observance of International Women’s Day The United States is proud to observe International Women’s Day, March 8. We extend our gratitude to the diverse women and girls around the globe who have made vast contributions in ...
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