Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release November 25, 2019 In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the United States is proud to reaffirm its commitment to defending the rights of women ...
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The United States Takes Action Against Former Maduro Regime Officials and Strengthens International Efforts

U.S Department of State Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State November 5, 2019 The United States Takes Action Against Former Maduro Regime Officials and Strengthens International Efforts On November 5, the United States identified five members of the former Maduro regime and took action against them under the authority of Executive Order (E.O.) ...
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Executive Order “Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela”

The White House Office of the Press Secretary August 6, 2019 Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding an Executive Order “Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela” Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order “Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela.” This Executive Order blocks all property and interests in property of the ...
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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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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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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018: Uruguay

Executive Summary The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is a constitutional republic with a democratically elected president and a bicameral legislature. In 2014 in a free and fair runoff election, Tabare Vazquez won a five-year presidential term, and his Frente Amplio (Broad Front) coalition won a majority in parliament. Legislative elections were also held in 2014. ...
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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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Press Statement on International Human Rights Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC December 10, 2017 Sixty-nine years ago today, in the aftermath of World War II, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to recognize and elevate the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all individuals, and ...
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