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Mario Diaz-Balart's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Mario Diaz-Balart
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 25, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 25
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tia; 1 Child: Cristian
Birth Date: 09/25/1961
Birth Place: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 13, 2014 Diaz-Balart Calls for the Immediate Release of Political Prisoner Ivan Fernandez Depestre
April 9, 2014 Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation and Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2014
April 7, 2014 Letter from Maria Corina is Why We Must Continue to Speak Out
March 19, 2014 It's Time for the U.S. to Hold Maduro Accountable
March 17, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State and Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the Agency for International Development - Nicaraguan Democracy
March 12, 2014 Diaz-Balart Questions Administration's Inaction on Venezuela
March 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sanctions Against Maduro Regime Officials Connected to Human Rights Abuses
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sanctions Against Maduro Regime Officials Connected to Human Rights Abuses
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 4, 2014 Supporting the People of Venezuela as They Protest Peacefully for Democratic Change
March 4, 2014 Congress Stands with People of Venezuela as They Fight to Break Free From Tyranny
Feb. 27, 2014 Venezuela
Feb. 26, 2014 The Best Friend of Tyranny is Silence
Feb. 19, 2014 International Community Must Stand in Solidarity with Ukrainians
Feb. 14, 2014 Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen Urge for Solidarity with Antunez, His Wife, and Other Cuban Pro-Democracy Activists
Feb. 13, 2014 The People of Venezuela Have Their Right to Live Free From Oppression
Feb. 11, 2014 Push-Poll Glosses Over the Realities Inside Totalitarian Cuba
Feb. 9, 2014 Crist's Comments are Repulsive and Only Serve Interests of Castro Brothers
Feb. 3, 2014 Alfonso Fanjul Should Cry Less for Lost Mansion, More for Pro-Democracy Activists
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Castro Dictatorship
Jan. 24, 2014 Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen Condemn Castro Regime's Brutal Crackdown Against Pro-Democracy Activists
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) - Cuban Propaganda
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prevent Human Rights Abusers from Entering the U.S.
Dec. 3, 2013 Diaz-Balart Condemns the Unjust Imprisonment of Alan Gross on the Fourth Anniversary of His Imprisonment
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Executive Director Stephen Hawkins, Amnesty International USA - Add Sonia Garro Alfonso, Member of the Ladies in White, To List of Prisoners of Conscience
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Cuban Political Prisoners
Nov. 4, 2013 Diaz-Balart Demands Release of Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga, "El Critico del Arte"
Oct. 4, 2013 Commemorating the National Day of the Republic of China
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Cuban Refugees
Aug. 16, 2013 Rep. Diaz-Balart Responds to The Bahamas' Shocking Decision to Repatriate Twenty-Four Cuban Refugees to Totalitarian Cuba
Aug. 16, 2013 Diaz-Balart Responds to Reports About Possible Deportation of Cuban Asylees in the Bahamas
Aug. 13, 2013 Diaz-Balart Calls for an End to the Brutality Against Cuban Activist Ivan Hernandez Carrillo
Aug. 13, 2013 Diaz-Balart Responds to Panama's Offer of Asylum for Cuban Refugees in The Bahamas
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration - Cuban Detainees in the Bahamas
July 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Deny Visa to Cuban Dictator's Son
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 14, 2013 Connolly Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan Passes House
June 3, 2013 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba
May 20, 2013 Diaz-Balart Commemorates Cuba's Independence Day
April 23, 2013 The Importance of a U.S.-Moroccan Relationship
April 18, 2013 Diaz-Balart Introduces Resolution to Support Falkland Islands Referendum
April 16, 2013 Diaz-Balart Urges the Obama Administration to Await Review of the Votes Before Recognizing Election Results in Venezuela
April 9, 2013 So-Called "People to People' Travel to Cuba Amounts to Tourism
April 8, 2013 Diaz-Balart Mourns the Passing of Margaret Thatcher
April 5, 2013 Letter to the Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control Adam Szubin - Beyonce and Jay-Z Trip to Cuba
March 26, 2013 Diaz-Balart Urges The Bahamas to Not Forcibly Repatriate Cuban Refugees Seeking Freedom
March 13, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart Express Support To Rosa Maria Paya's Efforts at the Human Rights Council Denouncing Human Rights Violations in Cuba
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