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U.S. Coast Guard multilateral cooperation tocombat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing

U.S. Coast Guard Operation Southern Cross Builds Multilateral Cooperation to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the South Atlantic U.S. Department of State Office of The Spokesperson Media Note January 15, 2021 The Department of State is proud to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Operation Southern Cross as part of our efforts ...
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Passengers arriving at US airports must have a negative test for COVID-19

On January 12, 2021, CDC issued an Order requiring all air passengers arriving to the US from a foreign country to get tested no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight. This Order will ...
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International Human Rights Day

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo December 10, 2020 On International Human Rights Day, the United States celebrates the rights and freedoms enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This day has a special resonance for Americans, as the United States was the first nation founded ...
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International Religious Freedom Day

U.S. Department of State Office of The Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo October 27, 2020 Twenty-two years ago today, the United States enacted the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act, reaffirming our commitment to promote and defend the fundamental right to religious freedom for all people everywhere.  Born of the vision of America’s founders, ...
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Counselor Brechbuhl visited Uruguay

Department of State Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl visited Uruguay on Thursday, October 8, highlighting the strong friendship between the United States and Uruguay. In Montevideo Brechbuhl held meetings with Presidential Secretary Alvaro Delgado and Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo to discuss the Foreign Minister’s upcoming trip to Washington, the bilateral relationship, and explore opportunities to expand trade ...
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