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United States Condemns Attack on Members of National Assembly of Venezuela

Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 5, 2017 The United States condemns the July 5 attack on members of the Venezuelan National Assembly by armed supporters of the government of President Nicolas Maduro. This violence, perpetrated during the celebration of Venezuela’s independence, is an assault on the democratic principles cherished by the men and ...
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Second Panama-United States High-Level Security Dialogue Meeting

During their meeting at the White House on June 19, 2017, President Juan Carlos Varela and President Donald J. Trump discussed the close ties of partnership between Panama and the United States and the need for continued cooperation on our shared security priorities.  On June 30, President Varela received a senior U.S. delegation, led by ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report: Panama

Panama OFFICE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Tier 2 PANAMA: Tier 2 The Government of Panama does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore, Panama remained on Tier ...
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Presidents Juan Carlos Varela and Donald J. Trump celebrate historic meeting at the White House

Washington D.C.– President Donald J. Trump today met with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama and discussed the close ties and longstanding partnership between the United States and Panama. President Trump underscored the need for continued cooperation to address drug trafficking and illegal migration in the region and expressed appreciation for President Varela’s strong partnership ...
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