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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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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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