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What Should Pence Do at the Summit of the Americas?

What Should Pence Do at the Summit of the Americas?

The funding from the State Department and USAID will go to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the U.N. agency responsible for assisting refugees and displaced persons, and is meant to help Venezuelans who have fled to Brazil and Columbia.

"The Venezuelan people are literally, in many cases, starving".

Pence is in Lima for an global summit.

Agen says Pence was unable to reach Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer before the speech but planned to speak to him afterward.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with a Cuban opposition leader along the sidelines of an global summit in Peru.

President Donald Trump has partially rolled back former President Barack Obama's diplomatic opening with the communist island.

On Friday, Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto told the CEOs that the U.S.is welcome to "eventually reconsider its decision and take advantage of the opportunity to be part of the TPP". Pence's meeting with Pena Nieto will follow Trump's calls to send National Guard troops to the border. He was meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders.

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Pence is subbing for President Donald Trump after the president pulled out of his first planned visit to Latin America to manage the US response to an apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria.

Antonio Ledezma, the former mayor of Caracas, pleaded with Pence through a translator to bolster sanctions against Maduro, asking for "not only humanitarian aid but humanitarian intervention".

Richard Feinberg, a senior fellow in the Latin America Initiative at the Brookings Institution, said it would be hard for the U.S.to make a case to become the "preferential trading partner" as Trump seeks to upend trade agreements.

In this version, programmed for today and tomorrow in Lima, the issue Venezuela and its president Nicolas Maduro is one of the most important to discuss, besides the sea outlet demand of Bolivia, he highlighted.

The deal was meant to create a sweeping trade bloc and help counterbalance China's economic influence.

Vice President Mike Pence plans to promote the U.S.as a steady trading partner and press Latin American partners to further isolate Venezuela during his weekend trip to Peru.

Dozens of pro-Castro supporters were also present in Lima and on Thursday raucously interrupted a meeting to protest what they consider Cuba's mistreatment by the Washington-based Organization of American States. He'll be subbing for President Donald Trump after the president pulled out of his first planned visit to Latin America to manage the USA response to an apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria.


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