U.S. Embassy Trains Local Journalists in the Cities of Bafata and Canchungo

  Between September 25 and 28, the U.S. Embassy in Senegal, in partnership with Cobiana Communications, provided training on election reporting to 35 journalists in the cities of Bafata and Canchungo.  The workshop was led by international journalist Bill Hinchberger, who has worked in several countries around the world, including Brazil, Mozambique and Cape Verde.  ...
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Ambassador Mushingi’s Remarks for Press Conference , April 20 2018

Ambassador Mushingi’s Remarks for Press Conference Guinea Bissau: Press Conference April 20 2018 (As prepared)   Thank you for coming.  It is a pleasure to be back in Bissau. Over the past few days, I have met with political leaders from different parties – including the new prime minister and the president, diplomats, religious figures, ...
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Ministry of Education and WFP Welcome the US Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau to a school visit in Canchungo 

Joint Press Release January 24, 2018 Ministry of Education and WFP Welcome the US Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau to a school visit in Canchungo   Canchungo – The Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the Ambassador of the United States to Guinea-Bissau, Mr. Tulinabo Mushingi, and his delegation on ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Administration’s National Security Strategy

  Remarks by President Trump on the Administration’s National Security Strategy National Security & Defense December 18, 2017 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, D.C. 2:03 P.M. EST   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Please.  I want to thank Vice President Pence, along with the many members of my Cabinet ...
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Ambassador Tulinabo S. Mushingi Press Conference and Opening Remarks in Bissau September 26, 2017

Ambassador Tulinabo S. Mushingi Press Conference and Opening Remarks in Bissau September 26, 2017; BLO Good morning and thank you for coming.  I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you following my second visit to Guinea-Bissau since I was accredited as the Ambassador last month. First and foremost, I came to ...
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First-ever national English teacher Convention in Guinea Bissau

The English Teaching Association of Guinea Bissau (ELTA) held its first-ever national English teacher convention with the help of an Embassy grant, the English Language Fellow and the new American Corner. One hundred and fifty teachers from all regions of Guinea Bissau attended the two-day convention, which consisted of presentations by the RELO, the Senegalese ...
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PRESS RELEASE – Improvements to Former U.S. Embassy Site in Penha, Bissau – July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Improvements to Former U.S. Embassy Site in Penha, Bissau  The U.S. Embassy in Dakar will begin work on July 31 to remove three remaining structures located on the compound of the former U.S. Embassy in the Penha neighborhood of Bissau.  The objective is to prevent further deterioration of the buildings ...
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Trafficking in Persons 2017 Report

On June 27, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the seventeenth annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The U.S. Congress mandates the report to measure annual progress made by countries around the world on combatting trafficking in persons. Guinea-Bissau is one of 187 countries, including the United States, evaluated in the report. Link to 2017 ...
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Remarks for U.S. Independence Day Reception – Bissau, June 8, 2017

Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Martina Boustani Remarks U.S. Independence Day Reception, Hotel Ledger, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau June 8, 2017 (AS PREPARED)   Distinguished Representative of the President of the Republic of the Guinea-Bissau, Distinguished Representative of the President of the National Assembly, Distinguished President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Paulo Sanha Distinguished representative of the ...
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President Trump’s Ramadan message

President Donald J. Trump wished all Muslims “a joyful Ramadan” upon the start of the Muslim holy month. “During this month of fasting from dawn to dusk, many Muslims in America and around the world will find meaning and inspiration in acts of charity and meditation that strengthen our communities,” President Trump said in a May 26 statement . “At its core, the ...
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Ambassador James P. Zumwalt Presents Letter of Credence to H.E. José Mario Vaz, President of Guinea-Bissau

The Honorable James P. Zumwalt, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, presented his letter of credence to H.E. José Mário Vaz, President of Guinea-Bissau, at Guinea-Bissau’s Presidential Palace on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  Ambassador Zumwalt and President Vaz expressed the desire of both countries to increase bilateral ...
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