Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 16:56
The authoritarian and undemocratic Chavez regime would do anything to maintain its iron grip over the Venezuelan people and these thugs cringe at the thought of relinquishing power.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 14:52
“While I recognize the importance of the improvements that we have made jointly in the judicial sector, I believe it’s only prudent for the U.S. to continue to seek and push extradition of high value criminals who could provide us insight into the drug trade in our region."
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 11:11
One of my amendments will authorize the Secretary of Defense to deploy assets, personnel and resources, in coordination with SOUTHCOM, to combat increasing threats in our region.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 00:00
The arrest of Leopoldo Lopez has nothing to do with justice and everything to do with silencing the political opposition and the Venezuelans' call for democracy; yet the Obama administration still has not taken any action against Maduro.
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 00:00
I have here a poster of Maria Corina Machado, a valiant human rights leader in Venezuela, and she is just one of the many victims of Maduro's thuggery.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 00:00
Madam Speaker, there has been a lot of misinformation today about the Cuban Twitter program. This is not a secret program. Cuba democracy programs are public.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 00:00
"The electoral process must be respected and upheld in order to avoid manipulation of votes influenced by outside actors involved in corruption, gang activities, and drug trafficking."
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 00:00
Introduced H. Res. 488 – a resolution supporting the people of Venezuela as they protest peacefully for democracy, for respect for the rule of law and an end to the violence perpetrated by Nicolas Maduro's thugs.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 00:00
If the OAS can convene a special session over the lack of airspace access for a plane from Bolivia, then surely it must convene one on the ongoing democracy in Venezuela.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 00:00
We must be the voice for those suffering under this repression. At the same time, we must condemn the violent actions of the Maduro regime against people who are yearning for liberty.