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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day December 10, 2018 Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those rights that are ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush December 1, 2018 Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: G20 Summit Demonstrations

U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay Message to U.S. Citizens: G20 Summit Demonstrations November 29, 2018 Location:  Plaza Libertad in Barrio Centro, Montevideo Event:  On Thursday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m., demonstrations are planned at Plaza Libertad against the G20 summit in Buenos Aires and the related presence of U.S. ...
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The United States Sanctions Two Close Associates of Nicaraguan President Ortega

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE November 27, 2018 The United States Sanctions Two Close Associates of Nicaraguan President Ortega Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order (E.O.) designed to counter the worst abuses of the Ortega regime in Nicaragua, including its dismantling of democratic institutions and serious human rights violations ...
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State Department Updates the Cuba Restricted List

U.S Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Media Note Washington, DC November 14, 2018 As part of the Trump Administration’s efforts to prevent U.S. funds from reaching the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, the State Department is adding 26 subentities to the Cuba Restricted List, including 16 hotels owned by the Cuban military. ...
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