Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Cuba

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Apr 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Los representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-25) y Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7) presentaron hoy la ley de “Modernización de la Reunificación Familiar para los Cubanos de 2021”.

Apr 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) and Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7) introduced the “Cuban Family Reunification Modernization Act of 2021.” This bipartisan bill provides a way to safely resume the processing of applicants under the Cuban Family Reunification Parole (CFRP) Program, which has been paused indefinitely due to sonic attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana.

Feb 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Hoy, los Congresistas Mario Díaz-Balart, María Elvira Salazar y Carlos A. Giménez, junto con el Senador Marco Rubio emitieron el siguiente comunicado sobre el vigésimo quinto aniversario del derribo de las avionetas “Hermanos al Rescate”.

Feb 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Maria Elvira Salazar, and Carlos A. Gimenez, along with Senator Marco Rubio released the following joint statement regarding the 25th anniversary of the Brothers to the Rescue aircraft shoot down.

Jan 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente luego que el Departamento del Tesoro emitiera sanciones contra Ministerio del Interior de Cuba y su principal figura, Lázaro Alberto Álvarez Casas por graves abusos contra los derechos humanos y corrupción de nivel mundial.

Jan 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the Cuban Ministry of Interior and the Minister of Interior, Lazaro Alberto Álvarez Casas, for serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world.

Jan 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió el siguiente comunicado luego tras el anuncio del Departamento de Estado designando al régimen cubano como Estado Patrocinador del Terrorismo (SST).

Jan 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Department of State announced its designation of the Cuban regime as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (SST).

Dec 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.–– El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) pronunció hoy un discurso en el pleno de la Cámara de Representantes para denunciar la actual represión y los abusos contra los derechos humanos en Cuba. Vea el video del discurso y lea el contenido traducido al Español:

“Señora Presidenta, me pongo de pie para llamar la atención sobre las valientes acciones de los líderes prodemocráticos en Cuba y la brutal represión que han enfrentado como resultado de sus demandas por libertad.

Dec 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) delivered the following statement on the House floor regarding the ongoing repression and human rights abuses in Cuba. Watch the floor speech here, or read his full remarks, as prepared for delivery.

“Madam Speaker, I rise to bring attention to the brave actions of pro-democracy leaders in Cuba, and the brutal repression that they have faced as a result of their demands for freedom.

Sep 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after joining President Trump and the heroes of Brigade 2506 at the White House today for the announcement of new sanctions on the Cuban dictatorship, including prohibitions on stays in regime-controlled hotels.

Sep 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió el siguiente comunicado luego de unirse hoy al presidente Trump y a los héroes de la Brigada 2506 en la Casa Blanca para el anuncio de nuevas sanciones contra la dictadura cubana, incluyendo las prohibiciones para estadías en hoteles controlados por el régimen.

May 20, 2020

MIAMI - El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración en el 118º aniversario del Día de la Independencia de Cuba.

“Hoy, conmemoramos el 118º aniversario del nacimiento de la República de Cuba. Trágicamente, menos de 60 años después de su nacimiento, la República colapsó a manos de la tiranía de Castro.

May 20, 2020

MIAMI, FL – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement on the 118th anniversary of Cuban Independence Day.

“Today, we mark the 118th anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Cuba. Tragically, less than 60 years after its birth, the Republic collapsed at the hands of the Castro tyranny.

May 19, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración después de presentar una resolución para conmemorar el 35º aniversario de las transmisiones de Estados Unidos a Cuba.

May 19, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after introducing a resolution to commemorate the 35-year anniversary of U.S. broadcasts to Cuba.

Apr 10, 2020
Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL), and Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) released the following statement condemning the Cuban regime’s exploitation of the coronavirus pandemic for political gain, its continued trafficking of Cuban medical professionals, and spreading disinformation abroad.