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Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Barbara Lee Address Political Violence in Haiti in 2020 Appropriations Bill

June 10, 2019 Congresswoman Maxine Waters worked alongside Congresswoman Barbara Lee to address recent political violence in Haiti within the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2020. xxx Read the original press release HERE Creole Translation HERE REP. WATERS WORKS WITH COLLEAGUES TO STOP POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN HAITI; INCLUDES PROVISIONS IN FY 2020 STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS REPORT WASHINGTON – After returning from a trip to Haiti during which she saw evidence of politically motivated violence carried out by gangs allegedly affiliated with the Haitian government, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, worked with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) to ensure that language addressing the political crisis in Haiti was included in the report accompanying the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2020. Congresswoman Lee, in her capacity as a member of the […]

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