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December 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 speechhere, 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.

November 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Yesterday, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) hosted a virtual ceremony for the 2020 Congressional Veteran Commendation recipients. During the ceremony, Congressman Diaz-Balart recognized a group of local veterans and thanked them for their service to our nation and community.

October 30, 2020

MIAMI, FL ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after PFC Bruce Carter's remains were transferred from Vista Memorial Gardens in Miami Lakes, Florida, to the Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. The Marine Corps will honor PFC Carter with a Military Funeral Honors ceremony on November 4, 2020, at the Arlington Cemetery, where his body will be laid to rest along with the rest of our nation's heroes.

October 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it would be adding fresh cut roses to the list of products eligible for preferential treatment under the Generalized System of Preference (GSP).

October 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– This morning, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was presented with the C.W. "Bill" Young Freedom Medal by the Florida Defense Contractors Association. This recognition, which has only been presented twice before, is given to individuals with a distinguished record of supporting our U.S. fighting forces.

October 15, 2020

A Consistent Foreign Policy Toward Dictatorships in our Hemisphere

Miami Herald

Op-Ed: Mario Diaz-Balart

October 14, 2020

The brutal regimes in Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua pose a grave threat to our country's national security interests. We must continue to consistently deny funds to these regimes, which work together to oppress their people, wreak havoc in our hemisphere and oppose U.S. interests.

October 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­––El congresista Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración sobre el reporte de la Misión Internacional Independiente de determinación de los hechos sobre la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, cuyo mandato se prorrogó por dos años más.

October 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement on the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) on Venezuela, whose mandate was extended for two more years.

October 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Hoy, el congresista Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), el Congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), el Congresista Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) y la Congresista Karen Bass (D-CA) presentaron a H.Res.