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“Today, we mark twenty-five years since the brutal murder of four innocent and courageous humanitarians: Carlos Costa, Armando Alejandre Jr., Mario de la Peña, and Pablo Morales. Our prayers are with the families and friends of these four martyrs who were taken from them by this cowardly and barbaric act of terrorism.
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.
The bill would have the U.S. State Department released the list of countries working with the Cuban regime on its medical missions program. The bill would also factor that information in the State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report.
Menendez’s resolution called for the release of José Daniel Ferrer, an opponent of the Cuba regime, who was imprisoned in October and convicted in April to serve four and a half years in prison for his continued opposition to the communist government. Rubio, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., cosponsored the resolution.
Insisting he is “focused on securing a stronger and more vibrant Latin America – with the understanding that ending the Cuban dictatorship will lead to greater stability and freedom for the entire region,” Scott said the Trump administration needs to do more to hold the Cuban regime accountable.
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.
Florida’s two U.S. senators reached out to the chairwoman of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), wondering why federal funds were used to support exhibits shown at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art and Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art which included portraits of Communist revolutionary Ché Guevara.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who leads the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, threw his support behind the Trump administration imposing sanctions on leaders of the Maduro regime in Venezuela and on Raúl Castro, the former leader of communist Cuba.