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Visa Actions Against Cuban Officials

Visa Actions Against Cuban Officials PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 26, 2019 The Cuban government engages in exploitative and coercive labor practices while it earns money on the backs of its citizens through its overseas medical missions program.  To address this labor abuse, the Department has imposed visa restrictions on certain ...
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State Department Updates the Cuba Restricted List

The State Department has updated the Cuba Restricted List to add four sub-entities owned by the Cuban military.  The changes take effect today, July 26, as Cuba celebrates more than 60 years since the start of the Cuban Revolution.  Sixty years after Castro promised to improve the lives of the Cuban people, the revolution continues to ...
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Venezuela’s Independence Day

Press statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State July 5, 2019 On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I congratulate interim President Juan Guaido, the National Assembly, and the people of Venezuela as you celebrate the anniversary of your independence. Once again, the Venezuelan people are besieged by dictatorship, undesired foreign ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Mara Tekach at the commemoration of U.S. Independence Day 2019

June 27, 2019 Havana, Cuba Members of the diplomatic community, members of Cuba’s civil society, educators and entrepreneurs, I want to begin by thanking the U.S. Embassy Havana team – every one of you has contributed and added a personal touch to today’s celebration. American officers, our Marines, and our Cuban colleagues at the Embassy. ...
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Treasury Targets Cuban Support for the Illegitimate Venezuelan Regime

U.S Department of the Treasury Press Releases July 3, 2019 Treasury Targets Cuban Support for the Illegitimate Venezuelan Regime Treasury further removes sanctions on company that has ended its involvement in Venezuelan oil shipments to Cuba Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Cubametales, the Cuban state-run oil ...
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