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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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Argentina Health Alert

CHECK  HERE  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON COVID-19 SITUATION IN ARGENTINA Location:  Argentina Event:  Only sporadic and specially approved international flight options currently exist in Argentina. The Embassy continues to communicate any information regarding future flights as soon as it is available. The following flights are not U.S. government-operated or funded flights. Please direct all questions regarding these ...
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Argentina – Level 4: Do Not Travel

CHECK  HERE  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON COVID-19 SITUATION IN ARGENTINA Do not travel to Argentina due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Argentina due to COVID-19. Travelers to Argentina may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, ...
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On China’s Predatory Fishing Practices in the Galápagos

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State August 2, 2020   The People’s Republic of China subsidizes the world’s largest commercial fishing fleet, which routinely violates the sovereign rights and jurisdiction of coastal states, fishes without permission, and overfishes licensing agreements. Given this unfortunate record of illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, rule-breaking, and willful environmental degradation, it ...
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US Advances Democratic Values Under the Lima Commitment

Fact Sheet Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs July 29, 2020  The United States is a steadfast partner for the countries and institutions of Latin America and the Caribbean in their efforts to combat corruption and realize the promise of the Lima Commitment from the Eighth Summit of the Americas hosted by Peru in 2018. Strengthening Democratic Governance against Corruption Transparency is one of the remedies to corruption’s corrosive effect ...
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