First International Visit of Senator Rick Scott of Florida: a Focus on Security and Economy

Panama City, April 23, 2019.  To reinforce the strong U.S. support for the security and economic partnership between the United States and Panama, Florida Senator Rick Scott visited Panama from April 22-23.  Senator Scott selected Panama as his first official Congressional Delegation international trip, highlighting the importance of the U.S.-Panamanian relationship. During his trip Senator Scott visited ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Saint Malo

Washington, D.C., February 4, 2019. Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo today in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ongoing crises in Venezuela and Nicaragua.  Secretary Pompeo expressed appreciation for Panama’s regional leadership role in maintaining international attention on those crises within the Organization of American ...
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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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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Actions Against Venezuela’s Corrupt Regime

January 10, 2019. The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power today following the unfree and unfair elections he imposed on the Venezuelan people on May 20, 2018. The United States remains steadfast in its support of the Venezuelan people and will continue to use the full weight of U.S. economic and diplomatic power to press for ...
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Department of Treasury Sanctions the President of Venezuela

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692, which authorizes sanctions against current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela and others undermining democracy in Venezuela.  These sanctions come a day after the ...
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Defending Democracy in Venezuela

Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC Washington, D.C.– 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 constitutional representatives, in ...
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