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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)  

  Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older ...
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Inauguration of the President By Ambassador Maria Brewer

Inauguration of the President By Ambassador Maria Brewer Inauguration Day in the United States is a momentous occasion. In recent decades, as many as 1.8 million people have attended the outdoor inauguration ceremony, despite often freezing January weather. The official ceremony, held on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building, is usually accompanied by a ...
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Statement By Ambassador Maria Brewer, Storming of the United States Capitol

Statement By Ambassador Maria Brewer January 7, 2021 Storming of the United States Capitol The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris.  They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer of power that ...
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U.S. Embassy: Millennium Challenge Corporation announces new compact with Sierra Leone

December 16, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION Email: PASFreetown@state.gov U.S. Embassy: Millennium Challenge Corporation announces new compact with Sierra Leone Freetown, SIERRA LEONE — Demonstrating the United States’ commitment to helping lead the fight against global poverty, the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Board of Directors selected Sierra Leone for an MCC compact program – a multimillion dollar ...
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Ambassador Brewer hands over laboratory supplies to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation

Freetown, SIERRA LEONE— Demonstrating the United States’ commitment to battling COVID-19 at home and supporting our partners around the world, on December 2, 2020 U.S. Ambassador Maria Brewer presented COVID-19 related supplies and equipment to the laboratory team of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. The donation was received by Dr. Mohammed Vandi, Director of ...
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