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Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier at the Plenary Session of the 49th OAS General Assembly

Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier at the Plenary Session of the 49th OAS General Assembly KIMBERLY BREIER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY BUREAU OF WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA JUNE 27, 2019 Thank you very much. I’d like to thank President Duque, Secretary General Almagro, and your respective teams for organizing this 49th General Assembly ...
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Maduro Dictatorship Tortures Opponent to Death

Maduro Dictatorship Tortures Opponent to Death PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON WASHINGTON, DC JUNE 30, 2019 The United States condemns the killing and torture of Capitan de Corbeta Rafael Acosta Arévalo, a Venezuelan Naval Officer, who died while in the custody of Maduro’s thugs and their Cuban advisers. We express deepest condolences to his ...
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The United States Sanctions Nicolas Maduro Guerra

The United States Sanctions Nicolas Maduro Guerra MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 28, 2019 Today, the United States imposed sanctions against Nicolas Maduro’s son, Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra (Maduro Guerra), for his role as an official in the illegitimate Maduro regime pursuant to E.O. 13692. Maduro Guerra is a member of the illegitimate ...
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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Cuba

2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Cuba JUNE 21, 2019 Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of conscience and religion and prohibits discrimination based on religion; however, the Cuban Communist Party, through its Office of Religious Affairs (ORA) and the government’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ), continued to control most aspects of religious life.  Observers ...
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