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Delivering Life-Saving Humanitarian Relief to Venezuelans in Need

FACT SHEET BUREAU OF POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION FEBRUARY 4, 2020 Since 2017, the United States has provided over $656 million in aid to the Venezuela crisis, of which nearly $473 million is humanitarian assistance for the close to 4.8 million Venezuelans who have been forced to flee their country and those facing acute humanitarian needs inside Venezuela.  The Department of ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE GENERAL SANTANDER POLICE ACADEMY BOGOTA, COLOMBIA JANUARY 20, 2020 INTERIM PRESIDENT GUAIDO: (In Spanish.) SECRETARY POMPEO: President Guaido, thank you for being here today. And thank you for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela. A ...
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Treasury Targets Officials Involved in Illegitimate Attempted Takeover of the Venezuelan National Assembly

January 13, 2020 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated seven Venezuelan government officials who, on behalf of former Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, led a failed attempt to illegitimately seize control of the National Assembly and block interim President Juan Guaidó and other deputies from participating ...
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Supporting the Venezuelan People

Supporting the Venezuelan People PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 9, 2020 Venezuela’s political crisis has led to the flight of more than 4.8 million people, the collapse of a once prosperous country’s educational, economic, industrial, and healthcare systems, and the abuse of human rights and fundamental freedoms. A swift negotiated transition ...
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The United States Congratulates Interim President Juan Guaido on His Re-Election as President of the National Assembly

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2020 On behalf of the United States, I congratulate Juan Guaido on his re-election as president of the Venezuelan National Assembly and condemn the failed efforts of the former Maduro regime to negate the will of the democratically elected National Assembly. For months corrupt regime ...
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