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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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Guinea-Bissau

United States Embassy Dakar, Senegal Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Guinea-Bissau May 31, 2017   The U.S. Embassy in Dakar has received reports of demonstrations in Guinea-Bissau. In addition, the ECOWAS Mission in Guinea-Bissau, known as ECOMIB, has begun a planned withdrawal of its peacekeeping forces from the country.   Even demonstrations intended ...
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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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Zika Virus in Guinea-Bissau

What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Guinea-Bissau are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Because Zika virus is primarily spread by mosquitoes, CDC recommends that travelers to Guinea-Bissau protect themselves from mosquito bites . Sexual transmission of Zika virus is also possible, so you should use condoms or not have ...
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