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U.S. Support to Venezuela

Suspension of Talks Between Venezuela’s Interim Government and the Former Maduro Regime  (September 17, 2019) United States Takes Action on Vast Corruption Network in Venezuela  (September 17, 2019) The United States Joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and Other Countries in Invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance  (September 11, 2019) STATEMENT: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis  (September 4, 2019) Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit  (August 28, 2019) The United States Imposes Maximum Pressure on Former Maduro Regime  (August 6, 2019) Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding an Executive Order “Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela”  (August 6, 2019) President Donald J. Trump is Cutting Off the Financial Resources of Maduro and His Cronies  (August 6, 2019) Treasury Underscores U.S. Commitment to Humanitarian Support for Venezuelan People  (August 6, 2019) Executive Order on Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela  (August 5, 2019) THE UNITED STATES REMAINS COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE PEOPLE OF VENEZUELA  (August 5, 2019) The United States Publicly Designates Venezuela’s Rafael Enrique Bastardo Mendoza and Ivan Rafael Hernandez Dala for Gross Violations of Human Rights  (AUGUST 2, 2019) Treasury Disrupts Corruption Network Stealing From Venezuela’s Food Distribution Program, CLAP  (July 25, 2019) USAID ADMINISTRATOR MARK GREEN’S MEETING WITH HIS EXCELLENCY CARLOS VECCHIO, VENEZUELAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, AND VENEZUELAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST LILIAN TINTORI  (July 19, 2019) Treasury Sanctions Officials of Venezuela’s Military Counterintelligence Agency  (July 19, 2019) Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s Military Counterintelligence Agency Following the Death of a Venezuelan Navy Captain  (July 11, 2019) Concerns for Wrongfully Detained U.S. Persons (CITGO 6) in Venezuela  (July 8, 2019) Treasury Sanctions Officials of the Illegitimate Maduro Regime Involved in Rampant Corruption  (June 27, 2019) International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  (June ...
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Suspension of Talks Between Venezuela’s Interim Government and the Former Maduro Regime

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 The suspension of the Norway-sponsored talks between Venezuela’s interim government and the former Maduro regime reflects the refusal of the regime to negotiate in good faith. Once again, the regime sees negotiations as a delaying tactic and has subverted good-faith efforts to find a peaceful political ...
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United States Takes Action on Vast Corruption Network in Venezuela

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 On September 17, the United States designated three individuals and 16 entities connected with Nicolás Maduro’s associate Alex Saab and his business partner Alvaro Pulido. This action increases pressure on Saab and Pulido, who were designated on July 25, 2019, for their looting of ...
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The United States Joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and Other Countries in Invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 The United States joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and ten other countries in invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR). This Venezuelan-led request is proof of the region’s support for the Venezuelan people and recognition of the increasingly destabilizing influence that the ...
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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis Deputy Secretary John Sullivan and United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green announced September 4 in Cúcuta, Colombia more than $120 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to address the largest external ...
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Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 28, 2019 The Department of State announces the opening of the Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU), under the leadership of Charge d’Affaires James Story. The VAU is the interim diplomatic office of the U.S. Government to Venezuela, located at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota‎, Colombia, and has ...
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