Scott Launches Venezuela Coalition, Takes a Jab at 'Socialist Debbie' Mucarsel-Powell

Scott Launches Venezuela Coalition, Takes a Jab at 'Socialist Debbie' Mucarsel-Powell

Jackson Bakich
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July 3, 2024
Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) recently launched the Venezuelans for Rick Scott Coalition in Miami, Florida, right in the backyard of his political opponent – former Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL). Alongside piecing together support from the Venezuelan community members and business leaders from the state to support his campaign, Sen. Scott took the opportunity to take […]
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Rubio, Cardin, Cassidy Condemn Maduro's Elimination of Opposition Ahead of Venezuelan Elections

Rubio, Cardin, Cassidy Condemn Maduro's Elimination of Opposition Ahead of Venezuelan Elections

Grayson Bakich
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June 3, 2024
Venezuela is set to hold presidential elections at the end of July, but few expect the contest to be fair as long as dictator Nicolas Maduro's regime remains in power. Ahead of the upcoming elections, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) issued a joint statement condemning the Maduro regime and […]
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New White Paper Shows Economic Sanctions Ineffective;  Sanctions on Maduro Regime Members Work   

New White Paper Shows Economic Sanctions Ineffective;  Sanctions on Maduro Regime Members Work   

Javier Manjarres
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April 18, 2024
MIAMI, FL—As world leaders debate the effectiveness of removing or intensifying sanctions on dictatorial regimes across the globe, in particular Venezuela, Florida International University and the George W. Bush Institute have released a new white paper concluding that economic sanctions on autocracies are unproductive and inadequate, however, personal sanctions against individuals tend to be more effective. […]
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Rubio Condemns Venezuela's Arbitrary 'Anti-Fascism' Law to Crush Machado, Opposition

Rubio Condemns Venezuela's Arbitrary 'Anti-Fascism' Law to Crush Machado, Opposition

Grayson Bakich
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April 9, 2024
As Venezuela's Presidential Elections draw closer in July, few in the United States expect the results to be legitimate, and a recent bill presented in the South American country's legislature only reinforces the notion. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued a bipartisan statement with Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) condemning the regime of Nicolas Maduro […]
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Illegal Immigrant Charged with Rape of Teenage Girl, Buchanan Claims it was 'Completely Avoidable'

Illegal Immigrant Charged with Rape of Teenage Girl, Buchanan Claims it was 'Completely Avoidable'

Jackson Bakich
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March 30, 2024
In Enterprise, Alabama, a 23-year-old illegal immigrant has been charged with first-degree rape of a 14-year-old mentally incapacitated girl. Representatives Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Troy Nehls (R-TX) shared their disgust and possible solutions to the problem. Rep. Buchanan mentioned that this crime was “completely avoidable.” Another example of a completely avoidable, horrific crime committed by […]
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Scott Demands Details on Laken Riley Murderer Jose Ibarra

Scott Demands Details on Laken Riley Murderer Jose Ibarra

Grayson Bakich
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March 15, 2024
America was shocked, saddened, and outraged by the February murder of University of Georgia student Laken Riley by Jose Ibarra, an illegal immigrant from Venezuela, becoming a symbol of the ongoing border crisis. Ibarra was supposedly released into the country in 2022, prompting Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) to spearhead a recent letter to Homeland Security […]
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Rubio Interrogates Wray on Criminals Crossing the Border

Rubio Interrogates Wray on Criminals Crossing the Border

Grayson Bakich
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March 12, 2024
How much of a threat to national security does the border crisis pose? In a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questioned FBI Director Christopher Wray on criminals entering the United States and the various crimes they are involved in, such as human and drug trafficking and selling fake IDs. Sen. Rubio […]
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Florida Urges Biden to Reimpose Venezuelan Sanctions

Florida Urges Biden to Reimpose Venezuelan Sanctions

Liv Caputo
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January 10, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL --- The Florida Legislature is pushing for strong foreign policy action against Venezuela and their dictator Nicolas Maduro. Following Venezuela's violation of a deal granting sanction relief, Florida has taken steps to urge the federal government to reinstate all sanctions against them. "The November 30th deadline has passed without compliance," SM 398's sponsor, […]
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Florida Republicans Blast Biden's Release of Maduro Ally Alex Saab

Florida Republicans Blast Biden's Release of Maduro Ally Alex Saab

Grayson Bakich
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December 20, 2023
The Biden Administration recently performed a prisoner exchange with Venezuela's Maduro regime, with one of the most high-profile prisoners the U.S. released being Alex Saab, a Maduro ally accused of bribery and money laundering. Several Florida lawmakers, including Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL), and Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) condemned the freeing of […]
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Rubio Issues Statement Condemning Maduro's 'Bogus Warrants' Against Political Opponents

Rubio Issues Statement Condemning Maduro's 'Bogus Warrants' Against Political Opponents

Jackson Bakich
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December 8, 2023
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and some of his colleagues in the upper chamber released a bipartisan statement condemning Venezuelan President and dictator Nicolas Maduro. Maduro has arrested and imprisoned political opponents and has even barred opposition leaders such as María Corina Machado from holding office for 15 years. Additionally, the Maduro regime has issued “bogus […]
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Biden Administration Says Economic Sanctions on Venezuela are 'Not Advancing the Situation'

Biden Administration Says Economic Sanctions on Venezuela are 'Not Advancing the Situation'

Jackson Bakich
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December 7, 2023
Brian Nichols, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs from the U.S. State Department, said this week at an Atlantic Council event, that the U.S. “will assess all actions taken [by the Maduro government in Venezuela] and conduct a review of our sanctions policy,” in agreement with the progress made. Nichols was referring to the […]
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Rubio Doubles Down on Venezuela Sanctions Despite Deal Being Reached

Rubio Doubles Down on Venezuela Sanctions Despite Deal Being Reached

Jackson Bakich
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December 6, 2023
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is doubling down on his call for President Joe Biden (D) and his administration to continue sanctions against Venezuelan President/Dictator Nicolas Maduro. Oil sanctions were to be eased as long as the Maduro regime lifted its ban on allowing opposition leader Maria Corina Machado to continue her candidacy. The deadline for […]
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FIU Poll: Venezuelan-Americans Believe US Sanctions Against Venezuela Ineffective

FIU Poll: Venezuelan-Americans Believe US Sanctions Against Venezuela Ineffective

Jackson Bakich
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December 5, 2023
A recent public opinion poll conducted by Florida International University (FIU),  provided some insights into the relationship between the United States and the Florida Venezuela community and focused on whether the U.S. economic sanctions levied on the Nicolas Maduro regime have been effective. FIU’s Latino Public Opinion Forum polled the thoughts held by Venezuelans who […]
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Salazar Issues Statement on Venezuela's Essequibo Referendum

Salazar Issues Statement on Venezuela's Essequibo Referendum

Daniel Molina
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November 29, 2023
Salazar is slamming Venezuela’s effort to host a referendum on Venezuela’s Essequibo region.
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Wasserman Schultz, Elvira Salazar Call on Biden Administration to Address Maduro's Anti-Democratic Practices

Wasserman Schultz, Elvira Salazar Call on Biden Administration to Address Maduro's Anti-Democratic Practices

Jackson Bakich
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November 1, 2023
Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) released a joint statement regarding the Venezuelan government’s decision to suspend the primary election process of the opposition party of the Maduro regime. Rep. Wasserman Schultz serves as the co-chair of the Congressional Venezuela Democracy Caucus, and Rep. Elvira Salazar serves as Chair of the […]
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Cherfilus-McCormick Calls on 'More Dynamic' Foreign Policy

Cherfilus-McCormick Calls on 'More Dynamic' Foreign Policy

Grayson Bakich
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October 15, 2023
One of the most crucial abilities for countries to have in foreign policy is changing with the times. Representative Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D-FL) briefly spoke with The Floridian on the need to adapt as circumstances change, chiefly at a time when Venezuela, Russia, China, and Iran have worked together to dodge US economic sanctions. Rep. Cherfilus-McCormick […]
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Rubio, Durbin Demand Observation of Venezuela's 2024 Election

Rubio, Durbin Demand Observation of Venezuela's 2024 Election

Grayson Bakich
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September 1, 2023
Like the United States, Venezuela is gearing up for an election in 2024. However, few expect it to be legitimate. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and others in a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken demanding the United States observes the integrity of the elections. "The Venezuelan people cannot […]
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Venezuela's Humanitarian Dilemma Puts More Strain on U.S. Border Crisis

Venezuela's Humanitarian Dilemma Puts More Strain on U.S. Border Crisis

Javier Manjarres
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August 21, 2023
As the immigration crisis along the U.S. southern border continues with no apparent end in sight, the Biden administration is touting its newest  Family Reunification Parole Process, available to immigrants coming from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, as a total success.  However, the numbers tell a different story. The program allows approved applicants a temporary parole […]
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