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Treasury Issues Changes to Strengthen Cuba Sanctions Rules

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Treasury Issues Changes to Strengthen Cuba Sanctions Rules Press Release: September 6, 2019 Contact: Treasury Public Affairs, (202) 622-2960 WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement President Trump’s June 2017 ...
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On the Prosecution of Cuban Journalist Roberto Quinones

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  Statement by Secretary Pompeo August 21, 2019 On the Prosecution of Cuban Journalist Roberto Quinones The U.S. government strongly condemns the prosecution of Roberto Quinones. We call upon the Cuban regime to immediately release Mr. Quinones and to cease their abuse and mistreatment. On April ...
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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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