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US Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note April 10, 2019 Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $61 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the 3.4 million Venezuelans who have fled the man-made crisis in their country.  The Vice ...
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US Condemns Attacks on Interim President Guaido and National Assembly Members

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC March 26, 2019 The United States condemns the attacks on Interim President Juan Guaido’s caravan and the harassment of National Assembly deputies and members of the media. We are monitoring reports of these and other acts of intimidation by Nicolas Maduro’s lawless, armed gangs, known ...
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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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