Tag: <span>State Department</span>

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Officials For Alleged FARC Ties

Today in Latin America Top Story — The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added four Venezuelan government officials close to President Hugo Chávez to its its drug “kingpin” list, […] Read More >

The U.S. Embassy in Montevideo after its inauguration in 1969.

Nixon Administration Advocated Use of Death Squads in Uruguay, New Documents Indicate

NEW YORK — Forty years after U.S. AID official Dan Mitrione was kidnapped and executed by Uruguayan guerillas, nine declassified State Department documents prove that high-level officials in the Nixon […] Read More >

OAS Asks State Department To Reconsider Colombian Journalist’s Visa Application

NEW YORK — The Organization of American States asked the U.S. State Department last week to reconsider its rejection of Colombian journalist Hollman Morris’ visa, the Colombian press reports. Hollman […] Read More >