Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela, 11999 [2016-05234]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2016 / Presidential Documents 11999 Presidential Documents Notice of March 3, 2016 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela On March 8, 2015, I issued Executive Order 13692, declaring a national emergency with respect to the situation in Venezuela, including the Government of Venezuela’s erosion of human rights guarantees, persecution of political opponents, curtailment of press freedoms, use of violence and human rights violations and abuses in response to antigovernment protests, and arbitrary arrest and detention of antigovernment protestors, as well as the exacerbating presence of significant government corruption. The situation described in Executive Order 13692 has not improved. Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13692. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register and transmitted to the Congress. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 3, 2016. [FR Doc. 2016–05234 Filed 3–4–16; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 Mar 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\07MRO1.SGM 07MRO1 OB#1.EPS</GPH> asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O1 Billing code 3295–F6–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 44 (Monday, March 7, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Page 11999]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-05234]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 81 , No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2016 / 
Presidential Documents

[[Page 11999]]


                Notice of March 3, 2016

                
Continuation of the National Emergency With 
                Respect to Venezuela

                On March 8, 2015, I issued Executive Order 13692, 
                declaring a national emergency with respect to the 
                situation in Venezuela, including the Government of 
                Venezuela's erosion of human rights guarantees, 
                persecution of political opponents, curtailment of 
                press freedoms, use of violence and human rights 
                violations and abuses in response to antigovernment 
                protests, and arbitrary arrest and detention of 
                antigovernment protestors, as well as the exacerbating 
                presence of significant government corruption. The 
                situation described in Executive Order 13692 has not 
                improved. Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) 
                of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I 
                am continuing for 1 year the national emergency 
                declared in Executive Order 13692.

                This notice shall be published in the Federal Register 
                and transmitted to the Congress.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    March 3, 2016.

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