Florida Delegation Leads Bicameral Resolution Condemning Venezuela’s Upcoming ‘Sham’ Elections

Florida Delegation Leads Bicameral Resolution Condemning Venezuela’s Upcoming ‘Sham’ Elections

Mateo Guillamont
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June 23, 2024
Florida’s Congressional leaders are leading a bipartisan and bicameral resolution denouncing Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro’s manipulation of the upcoming presidential elections. The resolution is being led by Representatives María Elvira Salazar (R-FL), Carlos A. Giménez (R-FL), and Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) in the House and Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the Senate. […]
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Salazar Awards South Florida Firefighters for ‘Acts of Bravery’

Salazar Awards South Florida Firefighters for ‘Acts of Bravery’

Mateo Guillamont
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June 23, 2024
Firefighters from across Florida’s 27th Congressional District were recognized at an award ceremony hosted by US Representative Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL). The firefighters, 36 in total, were praised for their heroic and brave acts while serving their communities. The firemen honored serve in the fire departments of Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, and the […]
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White House Criticized for Giving “Economic Oxygen” to Venezuelan Regime

White House Criticized for Giving “Economic Oxygen” to Venezuelan Regime

Mateo Guillamont
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June 22, 2024
US President Joe Biden’s Venezuela policy is receiving renewed criticism from conservatives following increased reports of Venezuelan criminal activity within the US. Numerous reports have recently linked Tren de Aragua, Venezuela’s largest gang, to over 100 criminal events in the US. One such case included a shooting of New York Police officers on June 3rd […]
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Salazar Lobbies for Passage of Immigration Reform ‘Dignity Act’

Salazar Lobbies for Passage of Immigration Reform ‘Dignity Act’

Mateo Guillamont
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June 20, 2024
The Dignity Act, a bipartisan bill filed by a Congressional group led by US Representative Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), is receiving renewed attention as the US’ immigration crisis ensues. Originally filed by Representatives Salazar and Veronica Escobar (D-TX) in 2023, the Dignity Act would significantly reform US immigration law. Since being filed, the bill has […]
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Salazar and Rubio Renew Calls to Designate Largest Venezuelan Gang as a Transnational Crime Group

Salazar and Rubio Renew Calls to Designate Largest Venezuelan Gang as a Transnational Crime Group

Mateo Guillamont
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June 19, 2024
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) are reigniting a push to demand the ‘Tren de Aragua’ gang be designated as a transnational crime group. Senator Rubio and Representative Salazar had previously requested such designation last March via letter to President Joe Biden. Tren de Aragua is Venezuela’s largest gang with […]
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Salazar, Balart, and Gimenez Request Biden Reject Visa Application of Cuban Official

Salazar, Balart, and Gimenez Request Biden Reject Visa Application of Cuban Official

Mateo Guillamont
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June 17, 2024
US Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), and Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) are demanding the Biden administration refuse the Visa application of a Cuban official. Rosabel Roca Sampedro, a former Cuban prosecutor, is reportedly attempting to enter the US by seeking asylum. Sampedro is infamously known for requesting prison sentences for protestors participating in […]
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Salazar Bill Celebrating ‘Forgotten Heroes of Holocaust’ Passes House

Salazar Bill Celebrating ‘Forgotten Heroes of Holocaust’ Passes House

Mateo Guillamont
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June 14, 2024
The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed Representative Maria Elvira Salazar’s (R-FL) Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act. The Act will honor sixty diplomats who saved the lives of Jews fleeing the Nazi regime. Additionally, the bill recalls the importance of such diplomats for ensuring the safety of Jewish individuals and […]
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Salazar Confronts SBA Over Alleged Push to Register Democrat Voters in Michigan

Salazar Confronts SBA Over Alleged Push to Register Democrat Voters in Michigan

Mateo Guillamont
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June 7, 2024
US Representative Maria Elvira-Salazar (R-FL) is claiming the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has created initiatives to register voters in the swing state of Michigan. Representative Salazar questioned witnesses on the matter during a Committee on Small Business hearing. “The evidence is pointing to the Biden Administration using taxpayer money illegally to increase their chances […]
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Salazar, Gaetz, and Numerous US Officials Attend Triumphant Bukele Inauguration

Salazar, Gaetz, and Numerous US Officials Attend Triumphant Bukele Inauguration

Mateo Guillamont
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June 4, 2024
US Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and numerous other US lawmakers and officials attended El Salvador President Nayib Bukele’s inauguration over the weekend. Both Representatives Salazar and Gaetz personally greeted and congratulated President Bukele. Bukele has been credited for leading a historic crime crackdown in the country, turning El Salvador from a […]
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Salazar Backs Embattled Guatemalan Attorney General in Showdown vs Biden Administration

Salazar Backs Embattled Guatemalan Attorney General in Showdown vs Biden Administration

Mateo Guillamont
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May 8, 2024
US Representative Maria-Elvira Salazar (R-FL) published a letter alongside Representative Warren Davidson (R-OH) denouncing alleged State Department and US Agency on International Development (USAID) overreach in Guatemala. According to Representative Salazar, the State Department and USAID have attempted to pressure Guatemalan officials into backing political initiatives supported by the Biden Administration. “Officials from the U.S. […]
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Mast, Salzar Introduce Bill Requiring American Flag be Displayed on Foreign Aid

Mast, Salzar Introduce Bill Requiring American Flag be Displayed on Foreign Aid

Jackson Bakich
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May 7, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced the American Flag for American Aid Act, alongside Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), James Baird (R-IN), and Mike Lawler (R-NY). The bill requires that foreign aid from the United States be marked with the American flag so that its origin is apparent to those who receive it. The Florida congressman […]
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Salazar Secures $3 Million in Federal Aid for Miami-Dade College

Salazar Secures $3 Million in Federal Aid for Miami-Dade College

Mateo Guillamont
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April 6, 2024
US Representative Maria Elvira-Salazar (R-FL) recently unveiled $3 million in federal funding she secured for Miami-Dade College.  Representative Salazar presented the aid during a job fair she hosted at  Miami Dade College’s Padrón Campus in Little Havana.  The money will fund Miami-Dade College’s (MDC) renovation efforts seeking to turn their newly acquired Dyer Federal Courthouse […]
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Florida Lawmakers on Edge Following Maduro's Targeting of Journalists Abroad

Florida Lawmakers on Edge Following Maduro's Targeting of Journalists Abroad

Mateo Guillamont
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April 4, 2024
US lawmakers have denounced Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro allegedly ordering for the extrajudicial detainment of Venezuelan journalists living abroad.  Dictator Maduro’s regime carries a ghastly repertoire of unlawful detainments, extrajudicial killings, tortures, and kidnapping of regime dissidents and political opponents. Most recently, Colombian-Venezuelan journalist Orlando Avendaño, a public critic of Maduro’s regime, suffered a government […]
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Florida Legislators Rally Around Israel as Scott Meets with Netanyahu

Florida Legislators Rally Around Israel as Scott Meets with Netanyahu

Mateo Guillamont
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March 28, 2024
Floridian lawmakers continue to demonstrate their unrelenting support for Israel as relations between the Jewish state and President Joe Biden’s administration dwindle.  Last week, President Biden allowed the United Nations Security council to approve a ceasefire resolution failing to condemn Hamas.  Biden’s administration has also sanctioned certain Israeli individuals and companies and warned of additional […]
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Salazar Demands Direct US Involvement in Haiti to 'Restore Order and Peace'

Salazar Demands Direct US Involvement in Haiti to 'Restore Order and Peace'

Mateo Guillamont
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March 25, 2024
US Representative Maria Elvira-Salazar (R-FL) called for President Joe Biden to order US forces directly intervene in the ongoing security crisis in Haiti.  Haiti has been rocked by widespread gang violence in recent years, but gang-violence has reached unprecedented levels in the last months.  Representative Salazar criticized President Biden for allegedly allowing the “humanitarian and […]
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Florida Legislators Demand New Sanctions Package Against Cuba

Florida Legislators Demand New Sanctions Package Against Cuba

Mateo Guillamont
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March 20, 2024
Florida legislators are urging colleagues support the passage of the Denying Earnings to the Military Oligarchy in Cuba and Restricting Activities of the Cuban Intelligence Apparatus (DEMOCRACIA) Act. The DEMOCRACIA Act, originally introduced by Senator Rick Scott (R-FL), would levy sanctions on nefarious Cuban actors and provide access to uncensored internet on the island. The […]
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Florida Lawmakers Salazar, Diaz-Balart, Gimenez Rally Behind Pro-Freedom Cuba Protestors

Florida Lawmakers Salazar, Diaz-Balart, Gimenez Rally Behind Pro-Freedom Cuba Protestors

Mateo Guillamont
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March 18, 2024
South Florida Lawmakers voiced their support for Cuban pro-freedom demonstrations as scores of Cuban citizens took to the streets on Sunday to protest governmental human rights abuses.  Thousands of Cubans publicly expressed their disdain for the present communist regime’s repression of fundamental freedoms as well as the dire economic crisis ravaging the island.  The protests […]
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Latam Leaders’ Antisemitism “Crossed the line” According to Salazar Guest

Latam Leaders’ Antisemitism “Crossed the line” According to Salazar Guest

Mateo Guillamont
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March 11, 2024
The Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Chairwoman Maria Salazar (R-FL) led a hearing into ‘The Agents of Antisemitism in Latin America’ late last week. During the hearing, Representative Salazar questioned Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt on the matter. Ambassador Lipstadt is an expert on antisemitism and has led efforts to advance […]
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