Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will meet with Venezuelan legislators and pro-democracy leaders regarding President Nicolás Maduro’s wave of repression that has left at least 18 peaceful demonstrators dead and hundreds more injured or unjustly imprisoned.
The meeting will be open to the media for a spray at the start.Thursday, March 6, 2014
10:00 am EST
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s Office
Senate Russell Office Building, Room 284
Participants will include:
Mr. Leomagno Flores - Lawyer, National Assemblyman for Tachira State, Member of the Foreign Affairs Standing Committee in the National Assembly, Member of the Democratic Unity Caucus (Unidad Democratica).
Mr. Americo de Grazia - National Assemblyman for Bolivar State, Member of the Foreign Affairs Standing Committee in the National Assembly, President of Causa R, Member of the Democratic Unity Caucus.
Ms. Tamara Suju - Lawyer, Human Rights Advocate, Member of Foro Penal Venezolano (Venezuelan Penal Forum).
Ms. Maria Teresa Belandria - Lawyer, International Coordinator for Movida Parlamentaria and Vente Venezuela