Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Nov 13, 2019
El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración después del lanzamiento del Caucus (Comité Parlamentario) por la Democracia de Venezuela, cuyo propósito es apoyar la lucha por la libertad del pueblo venezolano, que ha sufrido años de opresión bajo una tiranía brutal e ilegítima. Díaz-Balart, Republicano, y Wasserman Schultz, Demócrata, liderarán el Caucus, que servirá como un esfuerzo bipartidista para abordar la grave crisis humanitaria y política en Venezuela y apoyar la causa de la libertad.
Nov 13, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after the launch of the Venezuela Democracy Caucus.
Oct 10, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Steve Chabot (R-OH), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement on the 108th National Day of Taiwan:
Oct 2, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement following his Congressional Delegation trip to the Bahamas to survey the damages of Hurricane Dorian.
Sep 27, 2019
Como copresidente del Comité Parlamentario a favor de Colombia, creo que es importante destacar algunos de los notables avances que se han producido como resultado de la sólida colaboración entre Estados Unidos y Colombia que está comprometida con combatir el narcotráfico, defender el Estado de Derecho y promover la democracia.
Sep 6, 2019
Today, Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), senior Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, wrote a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, USAID Administrator Mark Green, and DHS Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, requesting that they consider allocating additional federal resources for humanitarian relief, encourage donations through tax incentives, and relax visa requirements to assist the people of The Bahamas in the aftermath of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian.
Aug 6, 2019
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que la administración de Trump impuso un embargo económico total contra el régimen de Maduro.
Aug 6, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after President Trump issued an Executive Order imposing a total economic embargo against the Maduro regime.
Jul 25, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 by a vote of 272-158.
Jul 25, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after some members of the House voted against stating that Venezuela’s “economic, humanitarian, security, and refugee crisis is the direct result of years of socialist policies implemented by the regimes of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro.”
Jul 25, 2019
Los representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) y Darren Soto (FL-09) emitieron las siguientes declaraciones después de la Cámara de Representantes aprobó la Ley bipartidista de TPS de Venezuela de 2019 por un voto de 272-158.
Jul 24, 2019

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Reps. Diaz-Balart and Yoho in Miami Herald: International community must have Guaidó’s back during Venezuelan crisis

International community must have Guaidó’s back during Venezuelan crisis

Miami Herald

Op-Ed: Mario Diaz-Balart And Ted Yoho

July 23, 2019

Jul 24, 2019

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives on July 23, 2019 regarding the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, and how Temporary Protected Status is crucial to the thousands of Venezuelan nationals that have sought safety in the United States in the years that the Chavez-Maduro regimes have ravished the once prosperous and democratic Venezuela.

May 23, 2019
Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Darren Soto (FL-09) applaud the passage of the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 (H.R. 549), through the House Committee on the Judiciary and urge continuing work on the bill until it becomes law.
May 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Diaz-Balart issued the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s announced new sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors. Iran has been a U.S.-designated state sponsor of terrorism since 1984, having been found to repeatedly provide support for acts of international terrorism.

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statements after introducing legislation that would provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Nicaraguan nationals already in the United States.

“I am proud, along with my friend and colleague Rep. Donna Shalala, to introduce the Nicaragua TPS Act of 2019 to allow Nicaraguans to remain in the United States until it is safe for them to return to Nicaragua.

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Los Representantes de Estados Unidos Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) y Donna Shalala (FL-27) emitieron las siguientes declaraciones después de presentar una legislación que proporcionaría el Estado de Protección Temporal (TPS) a ciudadanos nicaragüenses que ya se encuentran en los Estados Unidos.

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart provided the following clarification after several press reports misinterpreted comments that he made on Tucker Carlson’s show broadcast on Fox News on April 30, 2019.

Apr 18, 2019

Diaz-Balart: Diaz-Balart se reunió con miembros de la comunidad nicaragüense en el sur de la Florida

MIAMI – Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego de reunirse con miembros de la comunidad nicaragüense en el sur de la Florida en el primer aniversario de las protestas contra el gobierno de Nicaragua.

Apr 18, 2019

MIAMI – Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after meeting with members of the Nicaraguan community in South Florida on the first anniversary of anti-government protests.