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U.S. Support to Venezuela

Treasury Takes Steps to Harmonize International Sanctions Efforts Against Venezuelan Officials  (November 5, 2019) USAID and The Inter-American Development Bank launch $13.5 Million innovation challenge for Venezuelans across Latin America and The Caribbean  (October 21, 2019) Statement by U.S. Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft  (October 17, 2019) USAID Administrator Mark Green whit Venezuelan Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Vecchio on Milestone Bilateral Development Agreement  (October 8, 2019) Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Threaten Venezuela’s Democratic Institutions  (September 25, 2019) Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding a Democratic Transition in Venezuela  (September 25, 2019) USAID announces $52 millions in development assistance for programs inside Venezuela  (September 24, 2019) Treasury Further Targets Entities and Vessels Moving Venezuelan Oil to Cuba  (September 24, 2019) 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 ...
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Treasury Takes Steps to Harmonize International Sanctions Efforts Against Venezuelan Officials

November 5, 2019 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified five current officials of the Government of Venezuela pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13884, which blocks the property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela and those who have acted or purported to have acted ...
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USAID and The Inter-American Development Bank launch $13.5 Million innovation challenge for Venezuelans across Latin America and The Caribbean

For Immediate Release Monday, October 21, 2019 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the BetterTogether, JuntosEsMejor, Challenge. With this new partnership, USAID and IDB will provide $13.5 million to crowdsource, fund, and scale innovative solutions that support Venezuelans ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green whit Venezuelan Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Vecchio on Milestone Bilateral Development Agreement

Remarks For Immediate Release Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR BARSA: Good morning, everyone. My name is John Barsa. I’m the Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. I’d like to welcome you all here today. We are here to witness the signing ...
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Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Threaten Venezuela’s Democratic Institutions

  IMMIGRATION    Issued on: September 25, 2019 There remains a political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela due to the continued failure of Nicolas Maduro, Maduro regime officials, and others to support the rule of law.  Given the importance to the United States of fostering the functioning of constitutional government and democratic institutions in Venezuela, I have ...
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