Releases Pertaining to Venezuela


2016
11/04/16 Briefing on Venezuela;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
10/31/16 Under Secretary Thomas Shannon To Travel to Caracas, Venezuela, October 31-November 2; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting with Venezuelan President Maduro; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/16 Announcement of Venezuelan Recall Referendum Timeline;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
08/28/16 Venezuelan Government Transfer of Daniel Ceballos;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/08/16 Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) Statement on Dialogue in Venezuela;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/05/16 Venezuelan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/24/16 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon on Venezuela;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Washington, DC
06/23/16 Remarks at the Extraordinary Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/23/16 Under Secretary Shannon's Meetings in Venezuela; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/21/16 Remarks at the Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/21/16 Under Secretary Shannon's Travel to Venezuela; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/15/16 Statement by Ministers and Heads of Delegation on the Situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/10/16 Attack on Venezuelan Opposition Leaders;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/08/16 Release Venezuelan Prisoners of Conscience;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/17/16 Venezuela: Inclusion of All Parties a Key to Solving Challenges;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC

2015
01/05/16 Seating of the Venezuelan National Assembly;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/07/15 Venezuelan Legislative Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/26/15 Condemn Killing of Opposition Member in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/11/15 Conviction of Leopoldo Lopez;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/29/15 Colombia-Venezuela Border Dispute;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
08/04/15 Venezuela: Banning of Opposition Members from Holding Office;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
07/14/15 2014 Human Rights Defender Award Ceremony for Azimjon Askarov and Foro Penal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/02/15 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/19/15 Remarks at the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council to Receive the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Venezuelan Government Detains Key Opposition Figure;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/19/15 Response to Venezuelan Government Accusations about U.S. Involvement in a Coup;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/02/15 Additional Visa Restrictions Against Human Rights Abusers, Individuals Responsible for Public Corruption, and Their Family Members in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC

2014
12/03/14 Venezuela: Maria Corina Machado Faces Conspiracy Charges;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/11/14 Due Process in Venezuela;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/30/14 Visa Restrictions Against Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/03/14 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/21/14 Situation in Venezuela;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/18/14 Updated - Reports Regarding Expulsion of U.S. Officials in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/17/14 Reports Regarding Expulsion of U.S. Officials in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/15/14 Recent Violence in Venezuela;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC

2013
07/03/13 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/06/13 Background Briefing on the Situation in Venezuela; Via Teleconference

2012
07/03/12 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/24/12 U.S. Department of State Announces Basketball Envoy Program in Venezuela; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/14/12 U.S. Department of State Announces International Exchange to Connect Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/21/12 Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program Participants Complete Six Weeks of Study in the United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/12 Taken Question: Appointment of Venezuela's Defense Minister; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2011
09/15/11 Presidential Determination for Major Drug Producing and Transit Countries; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/01/11  Daily Press Briefing - July 1, 2011
07/01/11 Venezuela's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
06/15/11 U.S. Department of State and the National Basketball Association Announce NBA Rookie Greivis Vasquez, Former NBA Player Darvin Ham, and Former WNBA Player Kayte Christensen Travel to Venezuela; Washington, DC
06/09/11  Daily Press Briefing - June 9, 2011
05/24/11 Briefing on the Latest Sanctions on Iran; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
05/24/11 Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/24/11 Seven Companies Sanctioned Under the Amended Iran Sanctions Act; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/23/11 Agreement Facilitating Honduras' Return to the OAS;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC Also available in Spanish

2009
07/22/09 Venezuela: Opposition Group Meetings in Washington (Taken Question);  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/25/09 The United States and Venezuela Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic Representation;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/18/09 U.S. and Venezuela: Discussion of Ambassador Exchange; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC