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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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United States Restricts Scheduled Air Service to Cuban Airports

At the request of the Secretary of State, the U.S. Department of Transportation suspended until further notice scheduled air service between the United States and Cuban international airports other than Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport to prevent the Cuban regime from profiting from U.S. air travel. U.S. air carriers will have 45 days to discontinue ...
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Detention of Cuban Human Rights Defender José Daniel Ferrer

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 18, 2019 The U.S. government strongly condemns the Cuban regime’s unconscionable detainment of human rights defender José Daniel Ferrer, founder of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU).  We call on the Castro regime to immediately disclose Mr. Ferrer’s location and condition, to treat him humanely, and ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO: Illegitimate Maduro Regime’s Election to the UN Human Rights Council

The UN High Commissioner report on Human Rights issued this past July documented egregious human rights abuses of the former Maduro regime in Venezuela. It is sadly no surprise that Maduro shamelessly sought a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in an effort to block any limit to his repressive control of the Venezuelan ...
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