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  • House Adopts Curbelo Co-Sponsored Resolution Condemning Obama's Anti-Israel Action at the U.N.
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    "I was proud to join the majority of my colleagues today to take a stand against the Obama Administration's unprecedented and shameful abandonment of Israel, our only democratic ally in the Middle East... The bipartisan resolution my colleagues and I adopted today condemns the Obama Administration's actions, expresses the House's support for our ally Israel, and sends a clear message to the world that the overwhelming majority of American legislators stand with her." Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Unimaginable Suffering of the Syrian People In Aleppo
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    "I am committed to working with the incoming Administration as they seek to alleviate the suffering of Aleppo’s victims, one of the great blights on human history.” Read more

  • Curbelo Rejects White House's Abstention in Supporting Libertad Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Cuba and Immigration

    Washington, D.C.—Today, the White House abstained from a Castro-sponsored U.N. resolution to condemn the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act, which became law in 1996 and continues the United States’ embargo against Cuba. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed in the White House’s abstention at the United Nations. The Administration's refusal to defend our country's laws is unacceptable. These sanctions cut off resources to the ... Read more

  • Curbelo Condemns Maduro Regime for Suspended Recall Drive Against Maduro
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Venezuela’s electoral authority postponed a recall drive against President Nicolas Maduro. This comes less than a week before members of the opposition were preparing to collect one fifth of voters’ signatures in order to place the recall on their ballot. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement condemning the Maduro regime: “The most recent actions by Venezuela’s electoral authority under the Maduro regime are just another example of the systemic ... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Carlos Curbelo on Results of the Colombia Peace Process Referendum
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Miami, Florida—Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement regarding the results of the Colombia peace process referendum. "I congratulate the Colombian people for yesterday’s successful democratic exercise. A majority of Colombians rejected the agreement with the terrorist FARC negotiated in Havana. Together with other colleagues in Congress, I closely followed the peace process expressing concerns that evidently are shared by many Colombians, especially those living in our Sou... Read more

  • Curbelo, Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen, Bilirakis, and Wilson Meet with Governor Scott
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Foreign Affairs, Energy and Environment

    Washington, D.C.— Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement after meeting with Florida Governor Rick Scott in Washington, D.C. to discuss their continued efforts to eradicate the Zika virus. Rep. Curbelo: “I thank Governor Scott for meeting with Members of the House and Senate to discuss the need to pass funding for Zika eradication efforts. Zika is both a pu... Read more

  • Rep. Curbelo's Zika Eradication Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Foreign Affairs, Energy and Environment

    Background on Rep. Curbelo's Zika eradication efforts: On April 21, Curbelo introduced the Zika Eradication and Good Government Act, a bill that would ensure federal funds are disbursed to agencies tasked with fighting Zika. On May 11, Reps. Curbelo, Bilirakis, and Diaz-Balart met with Governor Rick Scott to discuss the need for Congress to come together and fund Zika eradication efforts. They also discussed Curbelo's bill, the Zika Eradication and Good Government Act. On May 18, Curbelo voted a... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges House & Senate Leadership to Pass Emergency Zika Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Members of Congress from Florida sent a bipartisan letter to House and Senate Leadership, urging Congress to pass legislation to fund Zika eradication efforts. “For months I have strongly advocated for emergency funds to combat the Zika virus. South Florida has been ground zero for the disease, and we are seeing first-hand Zika’s devastating impact not only on public health, but on our economy as well. The top priority of Congress should b... Read more

  • Curbelo Calls on President to Support Guillermo Fariñas
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Cuba and Immigration

    Washington, D.C.— Guillermo “Coco” Fariñas, a Cuban freedom fighter, marks the 50th day of his hunger strike in protest of the Castro regime’s violent crackdown on dissidents in light of President Obama’s normalization policy. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement urging the President to contact Mr. Fariñas to discuss his motivation behind his hunger strike and the desolate conditions facing Cuban dissidents: “Mr. Fariñas is a Cuban patriot dedicated to the freedom and li... Read more

  • Curbelo Condemns Administration's Negotiations Surrounding Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Miami, Florida—Today, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) condemned the Administration's actions surrounding the Iran Deal: “As additional reports surface about the true nature of the Iran Deal, it is evident that the Administration cut corners to provide Iran with special concessions that the terrorist mullah regime did not deserve. The Administration’s dishonesty regarding this deal is deplorable, especially when the public elements of the negotiation favored Iran since the beginning. This deal sets a... Read more

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