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Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau

  Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau   The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates Umaro Sissoco Embalo on his election as President of Guinea-Bissau.  As a friend and partner of Guinea-Bissau, the United States of America looks forward to working with President Embalo to help the country advance peace and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections. U.S. Embassy Dakar

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ...
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Congratulatory Message on the Second Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau

PRESS RELEASE Congratulatory Message on the Second Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people, political parties, and government of Guinea-Bissau for the successful second round of presidential elections that took place on Sunday, December 29.  We commend the Bissau-Guinean civil society, National Election Commission, and ...
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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JULIA TAFT REFUGEE FUND FOR FY2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JULIA TAFT REFUGEE FUND FOR FY2020 The US Embassy Dakar, in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working in the area of refugee assistance and protection in Guinea-Bissau. Successful projects under the Julia Taft ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy to Senegal

Location: Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, countrywide Event:  Holidays in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau provide increased risk for criminal activity.  During this time, crimes of opportunity such as pickpocketing, purse snatching, thefts from vehicles, snatch and grab, etc., are more common.  Travelers are perceived to have gifts or large amounts of cash.  Below are a few steps to help increase ...
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