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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2015 Human Rights Report notes decline in freedoms

Today, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor released the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015 . The human rights report detailed a decline in “fundamental freedoms” and a weakening of democratic institutions in many countries. Secretary of State John Kerry’s preface to the report can be seen below. The 2015 edition of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices points to a global ...
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Making Democracy One’s Own: Muslim and Catholic Perspectives

On May 30 and 31, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Ken Hackett, and U.S. Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs, Shaun Casey, spoke at “Making Democracy One’s Own,” a conference that was co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame, John Cabot University, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Sophia University ...
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