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Official Launch of the Growth in the Americas Initiative

Official Launch of the Growth in the Americas Initiative Media Note OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 11, 2019 The U.S. government will officially launch the expanded Growth in the Americas (América Crece) initiative on December 17 in Washington, D.C.  Growth in the Americas is a whole-of-government initiative that will foster private sector infrastructure investment in Latin America and the Caribbean.  ...
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Statement by Michael Pompeo on the International Human Rights Day

U.S Department of State Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State December 10, 2019 International Human Rights Day In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations. An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the ...
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The Organization of American States’ final report of the audit on the elections in Bolivia

THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES’ FINAL REPORT OF THE AUDIT OF THE ELECTIONS IN BOLIVIA PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 9, 2019 The United States commends the professional work of the Organization of American States (OAS) electoral audit mission in Bolivia. The thorough investigation presented by the 36 experts of 18 ...
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Statement by Secretary Michael Pompeo on the International Anticorruption Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO December 9, 2019 International Anticorruption Day Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally.  Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic ...
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The United States Takes Action Against the Movement of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo December 3, 2019 The United States Takes Action Against the Movement of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba On December 3, the United States identified six PDVSA-owned vessels, pursuant to E.O. 13884 or 13850, being used by the former Maduro regime to ship ...
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