Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement on the 117th anniversary of Cuban Independence Day.

“On May 20, 1902, the Cuban nation achieved its independence. Tragically, today the Cuban people are subject to a brutal dictatorship that has oppressed them for 60 years. In fact, the Cuban regime continues to spread its malevolence throughout our hemisphere, and now also directs the oppression of the Venezuelan people.

May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración en el 117 aniversario del Día de la Independencia de Cuba.

“El 20 de mayo de 1902, la nación cubana logro su independencia. Trágicamente, hoy el pueblo cubano está sometido a una dictadura brutal que lo ha oprimido durante 60 años. De hecho, el régimen de Cuba continúa propagando su malevolencia en todo nuestro hemisferio, y ahora también dirige la opresión del pueblo venezolano.

Mar 4, 2019
Los senadores estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL), y el congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) emitieron el siguiente comunicado elogiando la decisión del Presidente Trump de permitir demandas judiciales contra más de 200 compañías operadas por el régimen comunista de Cuba. Este anuncio es el primer paso dado por la administración de Trump para responsabilizar al régimen cubano por sus crímenes.
Mar 4, 2019
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) today issued statements commending President Trump’s decision to allow lawsuits against over 200 companies that are operated by the Communist Cuban regime. This announcement is the first step taken by the Trump Administration to implement the Helms-Burton Libertad Act to hold the Cuban regime accountable for its crimes and support for Maduro’s narco-terrorist dictatorship.
Jan 16, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of State announced that the Secretary determined, for the first time since the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act’s enactment, to extend the statutory extension authority for only 45 days.
Nov 30, 2018
Representatives Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen, and Curbelo issued the following statement after Cuban health care workers who were part of the “Mais Medicos” program in Brazil filed a lawsuit alleging that the Pan American Health Organization facilitated the human trafficking of thousands of Cuban medical professionals.
Nov 14, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Department of State announced approximately thirty new entities and subentities added to its “Cuba Restricted List.”
Jul 13, 2018
WASHINGTON – El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart dio a conocer la siguiente declaración en el aniversario 24 del salvaje ataque por la dictadura cubana al remolcador “13 de marzo”.
Jul 13, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement twenty-four years after the Cuban dictatorship’s savage attack on the tugboat “13 de Marzo”.
Jun 16, 2018

MIAMI - El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) hizo la siguiente declaración un año después de que la administración de Trump anunciara que fortalecería las sanciones contra el régimen Castro comunista en Cuba.

“Un año después de que el presidente anunciara en Miami que iba a endurecer las sanciones contra el régimen en Cuba, agradezco la meta del presidente de impedir que dólares estadounidenses enriquezcan al brutal régimen que oprime al pueblo cubano. Estos cambios fueron pasos positivos en el sendero apropiado.

Jun 16, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement one year after the Trump administration announcement to Diaz-Balart Marks One Year Since President Announced Policy Focused on Promoting Democracy in Cubasanctions against the regime in Cuba.
May 25, 2018
Today, Rep. Diaz-Balart and colleagues Reps. Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Curbelo, Cook, Wasserman Schultz and Smith introduced a resolution honoring the Ladies in White and commending them for receiving the Cato Institute’s 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.
May 20, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement on the 116th anniversary of Cuban Independence Day.
Apr 18, 2018
El Congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración hoy tras la designación del títere castrista Miguel Díaz Canel.
Apr 18, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the designation of Castro puppet Miguel Díaz Canel.
Mar 2, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, along with Senator Rubio, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Curbelo, today hosted Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations Nikki Haley at Florida International University for a discussion on the current state of affairs in Latin America and the region’s relationship with the United States. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the event.
Nov 30, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement marking the one year anniversary that Cuban activist Dr. Eduardo Cardet was brutally and arbitrarily arrested.
Nov 30, 2017
El congresista Diaz-Balart hizo la siguiente declaración para recordar que ya ha pasado un año desde la detención brutal y arbitraria del activista cubano Dr. Eduardo Cardet, quien sigue encarcelado por el régimen castrocomunista.
Nov 8, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced new Cuba regulations.
Nov 1, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement in response to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's opposition to the U.N. General Assembly resolution that called for an end to the U.S. embargo against Cuba.