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Carlos Vecchio denuncia intento de magnicidio contra Juan Guaidó

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“El régimen de Maduro lo único que tiene a la mano es la violencia y las armas. Con los videos que hemos visto podemos afirmar que aquí estaba montada una emboscada para agredir y asesinar a diputados y al presidente interino de Venezuela, existen elementos suficientes para alertar la intención de un intento de magnicidio contra el presidente Juan Guaidó”, dijo Vecchio a la salida del encuentro co... Read More »

Rep. Shalala Joins Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON, DC—Sunday, January 19, U.S. Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL- 27) will join her colleagues Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (PR) and Reps. Stephanie Murphy (FL-9) and Bill Posey (FL-8) on a bipartisan congressional delegation to Puerto Rico to examine the damage caused by recent earthquakes and speak with island residents who have been affected. The delegation will also re... Read More »

Rep. Shalala se une a una delegación bipartidista del Congreso a Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON, DC— Este domingo 19 de enero, la Representante Donna Shalala (FL-27) se unirá a sus colegas Comisionada Residente Jenniffer González-Colón (PR) y Representantes Stephanie Murphy (FL-9) y Bill Posey (FL-8) en una delegación bipartidista del Congreso a Puerto Rico para examinar los daños causados por los recientes terremotos y conversar con los residentes en la isla que han sido afectado... Read More »

Leadership UMiami creates pathways to success

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Leadership UMiami, the Butler Center for Service and Leadership’s intensive leadership immersion program, is creating pathways for students to not only learn about the democratic process but about their own civic identities. Doreen Gustave, a University of Miami junior and member of the Leadership UMiami 2020 cohort, said she had no clue how much the trajectory of her life would change following h... Read More »

Is your immigration case taking too long? Your congressional representative can step in

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A couple of months ago, a woman approached a Miami immigration law firm with a problem: her naturalization application had seemingly stalled — it was stuck in processing for nearly a decade. She had gone through her citizenship interview, but never heard back. The staff of the nonprofit law firm, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AIJ), reached out to the woman’s congressional representative, U.S. R... Read More »

Rep. Donna Shalala’s Statement on the Administration Suspending Chartered Flights to Cuba

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) released the following statement: “The Trump administration’s proposal to suspend chartered flights to Cuba is the wrong solution to a complex problem. This proposal will not hurt the Cuban regime’s coffers. Instead, this policy will punish Cuban families - families who simply want to visit their loved ones on the island. “Unfortunately... Read More »

Declaración de la Representante Donna Shalala Sobre la Suspensión de Vuelos Chárter a Cuba

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hoy, la congresista Donna Shalala (FL-27) emitió la siguiente declaración: “La propuesta de la administración de Trump en suspender los vuelos chárter a Cuba es una solución incorrecta a un problema complejo. Esta propuesta no dañará las arcas del régimen cubano. En cambio, castigará a las familias cubanas, familias que simplemente quieren visitar a sus seres queridos en la isla... Read More »

Rep. Donna Shalala’s Statement on the Administration Suspending Chartered Flights to Cuba

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Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) released the following statement: “The Trump administration’s proposal to suspend chartered flights to Cuba is the wrong solution to a complex problem. This proposal will not hurt the Cuban regime’s coffers. Instead, this policy will punish Cuban families – families who simply want to visit their loved ones on the island. “Unfortunately, keeping families apart h... Read More »

Rep. Donna Shalala’s statement on the Re-Election of Juan Guaidó as Speaker of the Venezuelan National Assembly

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) released the following statement: “On Sunday, the Maduro regime reaffirmed its commitment to steamroll democracy when it held an illegitimate, sham election in the National Assembly and used its security forces to prevent opposition legislators and Interim President Juan Guaidó from entering the building. The interim government led by Gua... Read More »

Declaración de la representante Donna Shalala sobre la reelección de Juan Guaidó como presidente de la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hoy, la congresista Donna Shalala (FL-27) emitió la siguiente declaración: Este domingo pasado, el régimen de Maduro reafirmó su compromiso a destruir la democracia venezolano cuando celebró una elección ilegítima y falsa en la Asamblea Nacional y usó sus fuerzas de seguridad para evitar que los legisladores de la oposición y el presidente interino Juan Guaidó ingresen al edific... Read More »

Donna Shalala: Los líderes políticos en Venezuela tienen que seguir luchando

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La senadora del Congreso de Estados Unidos, Donna Shalala, en entrevista con TVVenezuela a través de Twitter, brindó sus declaraciones sobre las elecciones que tendrán lugar hoy en la Asamblea Nacional. Asimismo, la congresista reafirmó su apoyo a Guaidó y se refirió a las acciones de Nicolás Maduro para interferir en la votación. “El congreso al que represento, tanto demócratas como republicanos,... Read More »

Rep. Shalala’s Statement on Airstrike that Killed Qassim Soleimani

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MIAMI, FL – Today, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) released the following statement after it was confirmed that the Trump administration ordered an airstrike killing Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani: “Qassim Soleimani was a murderer who deserved to die. He was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of Americans and thousands around the world, and he actively worked to foment instability across the M... Read More »

South Florida Congressional Leaders React To Killing Of Iran’s Top General Qassem Soleimani

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It’s the one thing local members of Congress agree on — Qassem Soleimani was a bad guy. Democratic Congressman Ted Deutch said, “Soleimani was a terrorist who was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of Americans, thousands of people over the region.” Republican Senator Rick Scott said in a news release, “…let us remember the lives that were lost at the hands of this ghoul and... Read More »

As lawmakers renew push for Puerto Rico statehood, one Florida lawmaker wants to know how voters feel

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As lawmakers in Washington make another bipartisan attempt to admit Puerto Rico as the 51st state, U.S. Representative Donna Shalala is polling supporters on whether they support statehood for the U.S. territory. In an email blast sent Monday morning titled “Should Puerto Rico be our 51st state?,” Shalala said she backs statehood and asked email recipients to click “Yes” or “No” on whether they su... Read More »

Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala Announces Congressional App Challenge Winners

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Miami, FL– Today, Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27) released the following statement to announce the winners of her district’s 2019 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is a yearly competition for middle and high school students encouraging them to learn to code and pursue careers in computer science and STEM fields: “This year we had an overwhelming amount of submissions from acr... Read More »