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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Korea,Presidency,Terrorism,United Nations,Venezuela

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/09/19/remarks-president-trump-72nd-session-united-nations-general-assembly

Text of the speech presenting administation views of world issues during the General Debate at the beginning of the UN’s 72nd session.  From the White House

 

Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Sanctions with Respect to the Situation in Venezuela

Categories: Business/Economics,Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America,Venezuela

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/08/25/presidential-executive-order-imposing-sanctions-respect-situation

Text of the order which increases economic sanctions against Venezuela for abuses of human rights and the establishment of an illegitimate constituent assembly. From the White House

 

Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Drug Trafficking,Energy,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43239.pdf

Analyzes the economic and political situation in Venezuela since the death of Chavez, and the country’s foreign policy orientation.  Also examines key issues between the U.S. and Venezuela.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Hugo Chavez’s Death: Implications for Venezuela and U.S. Relations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Latin America,Terrorism,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42989.pdf

Discusses prospects for the coming election of a new leader and opportunities to improve U.S.-Venezuela relations.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the 113th Congress

Categories: Argentina,Brazil,Colombia,Cuba,Foreign Assistance,Haiti,Latin America,Mexico,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42956.pdf

Provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean including the Obama Administration’s priorities, examines changes in the region’s economic and political environment, and analyzes various recommendations for U.S. policy from think tanks.  Also covers selected regional and country issues.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Venezuela: Issues for Congress

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Cuba,Drug Trafficking,Elections/Campaigns,Terrorism,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40938.pdf

Updates earlier reports with information about the Chavez victory in the October 2012 presidential election and issues relating to U.S.-Venezuelan relations.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Venezuela: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Energy,Statistics,Venezuela

http://www.eia.gov/countries/analysisbriefs/Venezuela/venezuela.pdf

Information about petroleum, natural gas, and other energy production, reserves, and exports for one of the major oil-exporting countries in the world.   From the Energy Information Administration

 

Venezuela: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Energy,Latin America,Venezuela

http://www.eia.doe.gov/EMEU/cabs/Venezuela/pdf.pdf

Energy profile of the country with the largest petroleum reserves in the Western Hemisphere, 211 billion barrels of proven reserves, and a major supplier to the U.S.  From the Energy Information Administration

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