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Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier Travels to Argentina and Colombia

Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier will travel to Argentina and Colombia May 9 through 13 to strengthen regional cooperation in promoting democracy, economic prosperity, and security.
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Treasury Removes Sanctions Imposed on Former High-Ranking Venezuelan Intelligence Official

U.S Department of the Treasury Press Release May 7, 2019 Treasury Removes Sanctions Imposed on Former High-Ranking Venezuelan Intelligence Official After Public Break with Maduro and Dismissal Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) removed sanctions imposed on Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera (Cristopher), who last week broke ranks ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the World Press Freedom Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO May 3, 2019 World Press Freedom Day On World Press Freedom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to protecting safety and freedom for members of the press.  A free and independent media is indispensable to a vibrant, functioning democracy.  Despite some progress, journalists around the ...
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President Donald J. Trump stands for democracy in Venezuela

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 1, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP STANDS FOR DEMOCRACY IN VENEZUELA “The people of Venezuela are standing for freedom and democracy, and the United States of America is standing right by their side.”  – President Donald J. Trump RESTORING DEMOCRACY AND PROSPERITY: President Donald J. Trump ...
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Treasury Sanctions Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs

U.S Department of the Treasury Press Releases April 26, 2019 Treasury Sanctions Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated, pursuant to E.O. 13692, as amended, Jorge Alberto Arreaza Montserrat, the Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Carol Bealexis Padilla de Arretureta, both ...
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