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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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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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