Secretary Pompeo on Interim President Juan Guaido’s Return to Venezuela

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement By Secretary Pompeo March 4, 2019 Interim President Juan Guaido’s Return to Venezuela The United States applauds the people of Venezuela for their actions to create a peaceful democratic transition, and congratulates Interim President Juan Guaido on his successful diplomatic efforts in the region and safe return ...
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United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

U.S Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 25, 2019 United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $56 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the nearly 3.4 million Venezuelans ...
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U.S. Department of the Treasury Sanctions Governors of Venezuelan states aligned with Maduro

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Press Release: February 25, 2019 Treasury Sanctions Governors of Venezuelan States Aligned with Maduro Treasury targets government officials as humanitarian aid is prevented from entering Venezuela Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four officials aligned with ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo – Let Humanitarian Aid Into Venezuela

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Pompeo February 23, 2019 Let Humanitarian Aid Into Venezuela Today has been a historic day.  Interim President Juan Guaido, the National Assembly and the people of Venezuela have been an inspiration to the world.  Hundreds of thousands of volunteers turned out in peace to ...
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Statement by President Trump and President Ivan Duque on the Crisis in Venezuela

The White House Office of the Press Secretary February 13, 2019 Joint Statement by President Donald J. Trump and President Ivan Duque Marquez on the Crisis in Venezuela The United States and Colombia are committed to taking steps to resolve the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Both countries strongly support Interim President of ...
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Several European countries recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo February 4, 2019 Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize ...
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Protecting Venezuela’s Assets for Benefit of Venezuelan People

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON January 29, 2019 Protecting Venezuela’s Assets for Benefit of Venezuelan People On January 25, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo certified the authority of Venezuela’s interim President Juan Guaido to receive and control certain property in accounts of the Government of ...
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U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctions Venezuela’s State-Owned Oil Company

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. January 28, 2019 Action Intensifies Pressure on Maduro and Regime Insiders, Demonstrates U.S. Commitment to Leverage Economic Pressure to Support the Venezuelan People’s Transition to Democracy Washington – Today the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign ...
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Pompeo at OAS: “The United States is a friend of Venezuela and of the Venezuelan people”

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Remarks by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the Organization of American States January 24, 2019 Organization of American States Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you very much.  The United States is a friend of Venezuela and of the Venezuelan people.  We have watched Venezuelans suffer for ...
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United States is Ready to Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson January 24, 2019 United States is Ready to Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to ...
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Donald J. Trump Recognizes Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

Statement from President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela “Today, I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela. In its role as the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, ...
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Treasury Targets Venezuelan President Maduro’s Inner Circle and Proceeds of Corruption in the United States

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs September 25, 2018 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s inner circle, including First Lady and former Attorney General and President of the National Assembly Cilia Adela Flores de Maduro. OFAC ...
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Statement and Executive Order from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2018 Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy. This money belongs to the Venezuelan ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections

Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections Venezuela’s election was a sham ­– neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result of this fake process is a further blow to the proud democratic tradition of Venezuela. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans flee brutal oppression and grinding poverty – literally voting with their feet. The ...
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Statement on Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson February 8, 2018 Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela The United States denounces the decision by Venezuela’s National Electoral Council to unilaterally advance presidential elections without guarantees to ensure free, fair, and internationally-validated elections.  These elections do not have the agreement of all political ...
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Remarks by the Vice President on Latin America

The White House Office of the Vice President August 23, 2017 Remarks by the Vice President on Latin America Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Miami, Florida 4:56 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Governor Scott, Senator Rubio, Congressman Diaz-Balart, thank you for those stirring words.  These are three great leaders and three great champions of ...
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