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State Department: We Will Continue To Apply Pressure On The Maduro Regime

State Department: We Will Continue To Apply Pressure On The Maduro Regime By Elliott Abrams, U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Miami Herald, June 5, 2019 When I first began to work on Latin American affairs almost 40 years ago, Venezuela was one of the few democracies in Latin America. It was not only the birthplace ...
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United States Restricts Travel & Vessels to Cuba

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson June 4, 2019 United States Restricts Travel & Vessels to Cuba Today, the United States took strong action to prevent U.S. travel to Cuba from enriching the Cuban military, security, and intelligence services by announcing new restrictions on authorized travel and vessels to the island. Going forward, ...
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Treasury and Commerce Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules

U.S Department of the Treasury Press Releases June 4, 2019 Treasury and Commerce Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) unveiled amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President’s foreign policy on Cuba. These amendments complement changes ...
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On the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square 

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square  June 3, 2019 On June 4, we honor the heroic protest movement of the Chinese people that ended on June 4, 1989, when the Chinese Communist Party leadership sent tanks into Tiananmen Square to violently repress ...
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Secretary Pompeo travels to the Netherlands to address the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson June 3, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO TRAVELS TO THE NETHERLANDS TO ADDRESS THE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT AND REINFORCE U.S.-DUTCH TIES  “The free-enterprise system… is the only system where a business started in a dorm room can disrupt a billion-dollar industry, and where risk-takers can rise from the crowd ...
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