Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Cuba

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Jun 16, 2017
Today, Trump announced a new policy toward the Castro dictatorship. Congressman Diaz-Balart delivered the following statement.
May 19, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement ahead of Cuban Independence Day.
Feb 21, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement one day before the “Liberty and Life” award is to be given to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Alamgro, and posthumously to former Chilean President Patricio Aylwin.
Jan 12, 2017

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement condemning the Obama administration announcement that it would end special privileges for Cubans who attempt to escape the brutal oppression of the Castro regime.

Dec 16, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement to mark two years since President Obama began his policy of appeasement toward the Castro regime. Since his policy began, oppression on the island has increased significantly, and thousands of Cubans are risking their lives to escape.
Nov 26, 2016
Representatives Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Diaz-Balart (FL-25), and Curbelo (FL-27) released the following statement after the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Oct 26, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the Obama administration decided to have the United States abstain from a United Nations General Assembly vote condemning sanctions against the Castro regime.
Oct 21, 2016
Senator Lankford and Congressman Diaz-Balart today sent a letter to President Obama, stating their profound concern regarding the recent Presidential Policy Directive with the communist Castro regime in Cuba.
Oct 14, 2016

MIAMI—Congressman Diaz-Balart (FL-25)released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced further concessions to encourage business with the Castro Dictatorship. 

 

Sep 20, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after reports of Iran’s Hassan Rouhani meeting with Raul and Fidel Castro.
Aug 2, 2016
El Congresista Díaz-Balart publicó la siguiente declaración con respecto al líder pro democracia Guillermo "Coco" Fariñas, que cumple hoy trece días en huelga de hambre.
Aug 1, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement regarding pro-democracy leader Guillermo “Coco” Fariñas, who is entering the 12th day of hunger strike.
Aug 1, 2016
MIAMI – Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the arrest of Cuban independent labor activist Iván Hernández Carrillo.
Jul 22, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement on the 4th anniversary of the deaths of Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero, two Cuban pro-democracy activists who are believed to have been killed by the Cuban regime.
Jul 13, 2016

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement honoring the victims of the “13 de Marzo” attack on its 22nd anniversary.

“Today, we mark twenty-two years since the horrific massacre that occurred when Castro regime thugs viciously and deliberately attacked a tugboat with men, women, and children on board who simply were attempting to escape tyranny. As a result of their brutality, many innocent passengers, as young as five months old, perished at sea.

Jun 9, 2016
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans unveiled their foreign policy agenda.
May 25, 2016
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after reports that Cuban pro-democracy activist Berta Soler was arrested by the Castro regime on erroneous charges and is awaiting trial.
Apr 15, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after reports that Panamanian authorities discovered 701 kilos of cocaine en route from Cuba to Belgium.
Mar 24, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement in response to an announcement by the National Association of Manufacturers.
Mar 23, 2016
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement in response to President Obama’s trip to Cuba.