Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC October 16, 2017 the United States applauds the courage, determination, and will of the Venezuelan people who tried to exercise their constitutional right to vote in the October 15, gubernatorial elections. We condemn the lack of free and fair elections yesterday in Venezuela. The voice of the ...
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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada

The American flag is at half-staff at the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. President Donald Trump ordered that flags be lowered at all government buildings to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October ...
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Defending Democracy in Venezuela

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 30, 2017 The United States condemns the elections imposed on July 30 for the National Constituent Assembly, which is designed to replace the legitimately elected National Assembly and undermine the Venezuelan people’s right to self-determination. The United States stands by the people of Venezuela, and their ...
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OAS Member States Issue Joint Declaration on Venezuela

Opposition lawmakers are attacked by pro-government militias who are trying to force their way into the National Assembly during a special session coinciding with Venezuela’s independence day, in Caracas, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. At least five lawmakers were injured in the attack. Despite the violence, lawmakers later approved a plan by the opposition to hold ...
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OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

On May 17, 2017, the members of the Organization of American States (OAS) LGBTI Core Group joined other governments and civil society organizations from around the world to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). The OAS LGBTI Core Group includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States and Uruguay. ...
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