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U.S. Embassy Havana on USCIS announcement

U.S. Embassy Havana Media Note Havana, Cuba December 12, 2018 Please note that U.S. Embassy Havana remains open. American citizens have access to the full range of consular services at U.S. Embassy Havana. As has been in effect for some time now, the Embassy is not issuing nonimmigrant visas, except for life-threatening emergencies.  Cuban citizens ...
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An Open Letter to the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cuba

BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR December 10, 2018 December 7, 2018 His Excellency Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla Minister of Foreign Affairs Of the Republic of Cuba Havana Dear Mr. Minister: The United States has for decades expressed profound concern regarding Cuban political prisoners. Such prisoners include those charged with pre-criminal “dangerousness,” defined as ...
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Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Pompeo December 10, 2018 Human Rights Day   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 ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush Issued on: December 1, 2018 Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and ...
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PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS PROMOTING REGIONAL PROSPERITY AND SECURITY

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 30, 2018 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS PROMOTING REGIONAL PROSPERITY AND SECURITY “My Administration is dedicated to securing human rights in Cuba and Venezuela, and strengthening our cultural and philosophical ties with all our Latin American partners.” – President Donald J. Trump PARTNERING ...
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