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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Foreign Affairs

The global community is increasingly connected through advances in communications and travel.  We have important economic, diplomatic, cultural, humanitarian and military links with other nations.  Decisions made and actions taken by the U.S. affect the lives of people throughout the world, and what happens elsewhere often affects us.

 

The international community – made up of individuals, organizations and corporations as well as governments – has the capacity to cooperate and work together on issues such as human rights, HIV/AIDS and other pandemics, the environment, financial stability, security and other important areas.

 

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January 13, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the Large Number of Nigerians Slaughtered in Baga by Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters issued the following statement today on the terrorist attacks in Baga, Borno of Nigeria by terrorist organization Boko Haram. Up to possibly 2,000 civilians were murdered over several days of violent attacks:

January 12, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters released a statement today on the fifth anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Following the earthquake, Rep. Waters led the efforts in Congress to ensure the cancellation of Haiti's international debts and support free and fair elections. She also worked with her colleagues to address the cholera epidemic and provide oversight of the earthquake recovery funding.

January 8, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the Terrorist Attack in France

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters released the following statement today on the terrorist attack against the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris, France:

December 17, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Welcomes the President's New Course on Cuba

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement congratulating the President for his announcement of historic steps to chart a new course in U.S. relations with Cuba.  Her statement follows:

 

October 20, 2014 Press Release

 

Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX

 

LOS ANGELES, CA – Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has called for a meeting to review the current procedures being undertaken to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.

October 2, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Urges State Department to

Support the Rights of Peaceful Demonstrators in Haiti

 

October 2, 2014

 

October 2, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern about Efforts to Illegally Arrest President Aristide in Haiti

 

September 12, 2014

 

September 12, 2014 Press Release

September 12, 2014

Waters Salutes Women in Service

 

Washington, D.C. – Just one day after the 13th anniversary of the tragic September 11 attacks on our nation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) paid tribute to women who bravely serve our nation as members of the military, law enforcement, fire departments, first responders, USO and the American Red Cross.

 

July 18, 2014 Press Release

"I was devastated yesterday when I learned of the tragic destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine. I condemn this senseless act of violence, and I hope that the individuals responsible for shooting down this plane are swiftly brought to justice.

June 18, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), founder of the former Congressional Out of Iraq Caucus, issued the following statement in response to the ongoing situation in Iraq:

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