The North American secretary of state, Michael Pompeo, came to the Argentina, who is he and why did he come?
The US ambassador to the UN said that her country’s decision to abandon the Human Rights Council was partly due to the opposition of 18 organizations to the Council reform proposal backed by Washington. CELS, one of these organizations, responded to her.
In a joint statement by human rights organizations from the Americas, we reject the proposal that the United States block oil imports from Venezuela – a proposal Argentina’s president has backed.
The Venezuelan government did not protect the right to life and restricted the rights to freedom of expression, of assembly and of political participation. The United States government imposed new legal and financial sanctions on the country. The situation requires the international community’s active commitment to support Venezuela in finding a sovereign way out of the crisis.