Kimberly Breier remarks on “A New Era in the Americas” at the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit

U.S Department of State Kimberly Breier Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Bogota, Colombia May 13, 2019 Remarks on “A New Era in the Americas” at the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit I am pleased to be with you today and am impressed with how many business, political, and civil society leaders from the hemisphere ...
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The United States Sanctions Venezuela’s Defense and Security Sector

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  MEDIA NOTE May 10, 2019 The United States Sanctions Venezuela’s Defense and Security Sector Today, the United States took action against the former Maduro regime for increasing its intimidation of those supporting democracy in Venezuela, including members of the democratically elected National Assembly.  Pursuant to E.O. 13850, ...
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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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Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba

The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 16, 2017 Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba Manuel Artime Theater Miami, Florida 1:31 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you very much.  Great honor.  And thank you to my truly great friend, Vice President Mike Pence — ...
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Samantha Power’s Remarks at a UN General Assembly Meeting on the Cuba Embargo

Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City October 26, 2016 “For more than 50 years, the United States had a policy aimed at isolating the government of Cuba. For roughly half of those years, UN Member States have voted overwhelmingly for a General ...
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President Obama to Nominate Jeffrey DeLaurentis to Be First U.S. Ambassador

President Obama said, “Today, I am proud to nominate Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. Ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years. Jeff’s leadership has been vital throughout the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba, and the appointment of an ambassador is a common sense step forward toward a ...
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