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Florida Delegation Backed Proposal for the U.S. to Fight for More Democratic Reforms in...

Last week, President Joe Biden signed into law 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...
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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.,...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Criticize Ortega Regime for Latest Electoral Reform in Nicaragua

Rubio and Menendez also called on the Ortega regime to do more to help advance freedom in Nicaragua.
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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.” 
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Marco Rubio: Time for U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in Nicaragua

Rubio threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s, D-NJ, proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021.”
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Florida’s Senators, Maria Elvira Salazar Want to Keep Cuba Listed as State Sponsor of...

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--teamed up with U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on the “Fighting Oppression until the Reign of Castro Ends (FORCE) Act” to keep Cuba on the State Sponsor of Terrorism List.

Mario Diaz-Balart Plans to Use Appropriations Assignments to Help Israel, Take Aim at Cuban,...

Earlier in January, Diaz-Balart announced he was staying on as the top Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee. Last week, he said he was going to serve on the U.S. House Defense and the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittees.

Maria Elvira Salazar Named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Salazar said she would use the post to advance freedom around the globe.
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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.
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