The Ambassador to Costa Rica, María Faría, met this Wednesday with the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of the Western Hemisphere of the United States Department of State, Julie Chung.
Chung, is visiting Costa Rica to talk with government representatives and Costa Rican businessmen in order to learn more about bilateral cooperation that improves security and prosperity in Costa Rica, included in her agenda a meeting with the diplomatic representative of President (E) Juan Guaidó in the Central American country to assess the situation of the Venezuelan diaspora.
“We are grateful to the Donald Trump administration for leading a regional diplomatic effort in favor of Venezuelan democracy. Using all the economic, diplomatic tools to support peaceful change, and achieve the return of democracy and economic prosperity in Venezuela,” Faría said.
The State Department has thus ratified U.S. support for Venezuela’s interim government in 2020, emphasizing the need for regional unity for the recovery of democracy in the country.
Ambassador Faría greeted the friendship and commitment to Venezuelans of her counterpart, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Sharon Day. She highlighted the cooperation of Amb. Day and her diplomatic mission in the care provided to Venezuelan citizens during the visit of the Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Puntarenas last July and the support they permanently provide to different institutions that assist Venezuelan migrants in vulnerable conditions.