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Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding a Democratic Transition in Venezuela

The White house  Office of the Press Secretary September 25, 2019 Today, President Donald J. Trump and other United States officials hosted leaders from Western Hemisphere countries to discuss the need for a democratic transition in Venezuela to resolve the prolonged political, economic, and humanitarian crisis caused by Nicolas Maduro and his regime. The United ...
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USAID announces $52 millions in development assistance for programs inside Venezuela

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov   Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green, while standing alongside Venezuelan lawmakers, human-rights activists, and the Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Vecchio, announced $52 million in development assistance to help Venezuela’s Interim President Juan Guaido, ...
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Treasury Further Targets Entities and Vessels Moving Venezuelan Oil to Cuba

PRESS RELEASES September 24, 2019   Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four entities that operate in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850.  Additionally, OFAC identified four vessels that transport oil and other petroleum products from Venezuela to Cuba ...
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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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