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Vice President Pence in South America: Argentina

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri attend a press conference at the government residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (White House Photo) In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Vice President Mike Pence visited the Metropolitan Cathedral to lay a wreath at General San Martin’s tomb and visit their memorial to ...
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Vice President Pence in South America: Colombia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos shake hands at the start of a meeting at the presidential guesthouse in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Cartagena is the first stop of the Vice President’s weeklong trip to Latin America, that will also take him to Argentina, Chile and Panama. ...
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Treasury Sanctions the President of Venezuela

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, standing with National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, right, calls on a reporter at the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 31, 2017, after announcing Venezuela sanctions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) U.S. Department of the Treasury Press Center 7/31/2017 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s ...
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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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