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Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A.

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. January 28, 2019. Washington – Today the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for operating in the oil sector of the ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Continuing U.S. Diplomatic Presence in Venezuela

The United States stands with interim President Juan Guaido, the democratically elected National Assembly, and the people of Venezuela as they peacefully restore constitutional order to their country. We stand ready to support interim President Guaido as he establishes a transitional government and carries out his constitutional duties as interim President, including determining the status ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

January 23, 2019. Today, I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela.  In its role as the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, the National Assembly invoked the country’s constitution to declare Nicolas Maduro illegitimate, and the office of ...
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U.S. Embassy and Consular Section in Panama Schedule for January 21-25

Panama City, January 15. Due to operational concerns related to World Youth Day , such as unusually congested traffic and road closures in the vicinity of the Embassy and throughout Panama City, the United States Embassy and Consular Section in Panama City will not operate regularly from January 21 to 25, 2019. Schedule during this week will remain ...
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U.S. Embassy Panama’s Consular Section will be closed for routine services January 22 through January 25, 2019.

Due to operational concerns related to World Youth Day and the Pope’s visit, such as unusually congested traffic and road closures in the vicinity of the Embassy and throughout Panama City, the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will temporarily close for routine services starting Tuesday, January 22 and will re-open on Monday, January 28, ...
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