Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Mar 25, 2019

 WASHINGTON ­­– Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously approved important legislation on Venezuela.

“As an original cosponsor of the Venezuela Arms Restriction Act (HR 920), I strongly support preventing the sale of weapons to Venezuela’s security services. These weapons could be used to further violently oppress the Venezuelan people, and to benefit drug trafficking, corruption, and other criminal activity of Maduro and his cronies," Diaz-Balart said.

Mar 25, 2019

Diaz-Balart: Hoy apoyé una importante legislación para abordar las graves preocupaciones de seguridad nacional planteadas por el régimen de Maduro.

Mar 25, 2019

 

WASHINGTON ­­– On Monday, March 25, Florida Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) hosted a meeting with victims of the defective Chinese Drywall and their attorneys to discuss their decade-long battle with these negligent Chinese companies. This event was held as a bipartisan effort following a letter recently signed by various members of the Florida delegation, including Senator Rubio, which urges the Administration to take the necessary measures against these Chinese companies.  

Mar 19, 2019

WASHINGTON ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run mining company, Minervan and its president, Adrian Antonio Perdoma Mata, for corruption and contributing to the deteriorating situation in Venezuela.

Mar 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que el Departamento del Tesoro de EE. UU. Impusiera sanciones a la empresa minera estatal de Venezuela, Minervan y su presidente, Adrián Antonio Perdoma Mata, por corrupción y contribución al la situación deteriorante en Venezuela.

Feb 25, 2019
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que el vicepresidente Mike Pence se dirigiera al Grupo de Lima con respecto a la actual crisis democrática y humanitaria en Venezuela.
Feb 25, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Lima Group regarding the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Feb 18, 2019
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) asistió hoy al discurso del presidente Donald Trump sobre la crisis democrática y humanitaria en Florida International University.
Feb 18, 2019
Congressman Díaz-Balart, Senator Rubio, and United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States Trujillo this morning returned from a trip to the Venezuelan border near Cúcuta, Colombia.
Feb 18, 2019
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25), el senador Marco Rubio (R-FL) y el embajador de Estados Unidos ante la Organización de Estados Americanos, Carlos Trujillo, regresaron esta mañana de un viaje a la frontera con Venezuela cerca de Cúcuta, Colombia.
Feb 18, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) today joined President Donald Trump at Florida International University as he addressed the democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Feb 1, 2019
Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) joined Vice President Pence, Governor DeSantis, Senators Rubio and Scott, and Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States Vecchio at a rally in support of the Venezuelan people at Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center.
Feb 1, 2019
Hoy, el congresista Díaz-Balart se unió al vicepresidente Pence, al gobernador DeSantis, los senadores Rubio y Scott y el embajador de Venezuela en los Estados Unidos Vecchio en una reunión en apoyo al pueblo venezolano realizada en la Iglesia Doral Jesús Worship Center.
Jan 29, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives this morning regarding the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Jan 28, 2019
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego que la Administración del presidente Trump anunciara la imposición de sanciones contra el sector petrolero de Venezuela.
Jan 28, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it was imposing sanctions against Venezuela’s oil sector. After Venezuela’s National Assembly Leader Juan Guaidó assumed the constitutional role as Venezuela’s interim President, the Venezuelan people intensified their demands for Nicolas Maduro to step down. Human rights groups report that Maduro and his thugs are responsible for at least 29 murders that have occurred since last week’s protests began.
Jan 25, 2019

Less than a month after he took office, President Trump issued a tough condemnation of the socialist government of Venezuela, startling both admirers and critics trying to get a bead on the new “America First” president’s scattershot foreign policy.

Jan 23, 2019
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego que el líder de la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, se anunciara como el verdadero y legítimo presidente de Venezuela elegido democráticamente, y la Casa Blanca de EEUU lo reconoció como el líder legítimo de Venezuela.
Jan 23, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after Venezuelan Assembly leader Juan Guaidó, in accordance with the Venezuelan constitution, announced that he would assume the role of Venezuela’s constitutionally legitimate interim President. The United States White House shortly thereafter recognized him as the country’s legitimate leader.
Jan 17, 2019
Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) introduced the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 (H.R. 549), legislation to allow Venezuelan nationals to become eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States.