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Sens. Cruz, Menendez, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) in introducing the Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018. This bipartisan legislation expands humanitarian relief efforts to the people of Venezuela, while holding the Venezuelan regime accountable for human […]

Sens. Cruz, Menendez, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Crisis in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.) Ben Cardin (D-Md.) Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced bipartisan legislation to address the escalating crisis in Nicaragua. The Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 requires the imposition of sanctions on Nicaraguan government officials responsible for the deaths of protestors, human rights violations […]

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Menendez, Colleagues Reaffirm Commitment to the People of Nicaragua

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Tim Kaine (D-VA.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) this week introduced a bipartisan resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to holding Daniel Ortega’s regime accountable for acts of violence against the Nicaraguan people. The senators called on the Government of Nicaragua to end the repressive practices of its security forces. Leer aquí. […]

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Menendez, Nelson Introduce Resolution Honoring Ladies in White for 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), today introduced a resolution honoring the Cuban dissident group Las Damas de Blanco (Ladies in White) for receiving the Cato Institute’s 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty. The dissident group, which routinely faces brutal beatings and imprisonment from the Cuban regime, peacefully gathers and marches in white clothes every Sunday in Havana carrying a picture of their loved […]