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#JailedForWhat? Facebook Live Event Highlights Cuba Human Rights

On November 6, Ambassador Carlos Trujillo, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States, interviewed Cuban human rights lawyer, Laritza Diversent, Executive Director of Cubalex during a Facebook Live program to bring attention to human rights violations in Cuba.  The event was part of  the #PresosPorQué / #JailedForWhat? campaign promoted by the State Department’s Bureau ...
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the Administration’s Policies in Latin America Foreign Policy

Miami Dade College Miami, FL November 2, 2018 Thank you very much. It’s a great pleasure, a great honor, to be here today in Miami, and to be with all of you. I can’t thank Ileana Ros-Lehtinen enough. As she said, we’ve known each other many years. We’ve fought a lot of battles together against ...
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OAS Permanent Council Nicaragua Working Group Issues Statement

Recalling Permanent Council resolutions CP/RES. 1108 (2172/18), adopted on July 18, 2018, CP/RES. 1109 (2175/18), adopted on August 2, 2018, and CP/RES. 1110 (2182/18), adopted on September 12, 2018, Reaffirming that States have the primary responsibility for the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including in the context of assemblies such as ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Regional Migration and Humanitarian Crisis

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 25, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT: President Duque, thank you for convening this Ministerial meeting, for your words today, and for working tirelessly both in Colombia, and now on the world stage, to form a comprehensive response to the Venezuelan migration crisis. And not just simply to the ...
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Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly | New York, NY

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 25, 2018 10:38 A.M. EDT  THE PRESIDENT: Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for the first time in this grand hall. I addressed the threats facing our world, and I presented a vision to achieve ...
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