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Marco Rubio: the Elections Held in Nicaragua Were a Sham

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Bill Cassidy, R-La., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Tim Kaine, D-Va., Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, Bob Menendez, D-NJ, Chris Murphy, D-Conn.,...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill for the U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in...

A proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021” backed by almost every members of the Florida delegation was sent to...

South Florida Republicans Urge Pelosi to Let House Vote on Bill Targeting Ortega Regime...

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill are calling on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to bring Sen. Bob Menendez’s, D-NJ, and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires’, D-NJ, proposal “to strategically align the...

Florida’s Senators Want to Impose Sanctions on Daniel Ortega as Nicaraguan Regime Jails Opponents

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by 14 of his Senate colleagues, including Florida’s two U.S. senators, to draw attention to the Ortega regime’s...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill for the U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in...

A proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021” backed by the Florida delegation is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in...

Florida Delegation Rallies Behind Maria Elvira Salazar’s Nicaragua Free Trade Review Act

The bill, which “requires the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to review Nicaragua’s compliance with CAFTA-DR (a free trade agreement between the United States and six Central American countries) within 60 days,” has more than 15 co-sponsors.

Marco Rubio Wants Biden Administration to Do More in Holding Ortega Regime in Nicaragua

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, Patrick Leahy D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Todd Young, R-Ind., and Bill Cassidy, R-La. in sending a letter to...

Florida Delegation on Capitol Hill Want the U.S. to Push for More Democratic...

Back in March, Menendez introduced the “Reinforcing Nicaragua’s Adherence to Conditions for Electoral Reform (RENACER) Act” which “proposes new initiatives to address corruption by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government and family, as well as human rights abuses perpetrated by Nicaraguan security forces” and “requires the U.S. government to increase sanctions coordination with Canada and the European Union, as well as bolster intelligence reporting on Russian activities in Nicaragua.” 

Rick Scott Urges Antony Blinken Stand Up to China, Cuba, Venezuela, Iran Regimes

In his letter, Scott stressed the importance of the Department of State’s role in protecting and expanding freedom and democracy across the globe and holding dictators in Cuba, Venezuela, Iran and Communist China accountable for their oppression and human rights abuses.

Rick Scott Showcases Bills He’ll Champion on Capitol Hill

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his agenda for the 117th Congress as he moves into the middle of his first term.

South Florida Congresswomen Urge White House Not to Expel Ortega Regime Foes Back to...

This week, three Democrats representing South Florida in Congress signed a letter led by U.S. Rep. Albio Sires, D-NJ, to the White House, condemning the Trump administration’s expulsion of Nicaraguan asylum-seekers and urging it to stop collaborating with the Ortega regime to deport Nicaraguans. 

Rick Scott Wants Information on State Department’s Plan to Support Hong Kongers Fleeing Communist...

This month marks one year of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. I applaud President Trump's decision to hold Communist China accountable for breaking its long-standing agreement with Hong Kong by revoking Hong Kong's special status. This was a bold and necessary step, as Beijing continues its quest for authoritarian control of Hong Kong and its people.
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