Continued U.S. Support for Democracy in Venezuela

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC The United States supports the desire of the Venezuelan people to recover their democracy and bring the illegitimate Maduro regime to an end. Previous efforts to negotiate an end to the regime and free elections have failed because the regime has used them to …

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Ambassador Hackett remembers heroes of Haiti earthquake

On the sixth anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Ambassador Kenneth Hackett wrote a blog post for Caritas Internationalis, a worldwide federation of the Catholic charities, remembering the “unsung heroes” of the quake’s aftermath. The Ambassador, who was President of Catholic Relief Services (one of the members of the federation) at the time, recalled local …

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Ambassador Hackett reflects on the 2010 Haiti earthquake

In January 2010, an earthquake devastated Haiti, killing or injuring thousands and creating a humanitarian crisis. At the time, Ambassador Kenneth Hackett headed Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and oversaw its immediate aid to the victims, ultimately providing nearly 500 personnel. On the 6th anniversary of the earthquake, Ambassador Hackett visited Vatican Radio to discuss the …

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