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Samantha Power: A Call on Governments: Integrating LGBTI Rights into Foreign Policy

Ambassador Samantha Power: “Let me begin by thanking the government and civil society leaders chairing this conference: from Uruguay, Foreign Minister Nin Nova and Ovejas Negras; and from the Netherlands, Foreign Minister Koenders and COC-Netherlands. I had planned to be in Montevideo with you, but unfortunately, the escalating violence in South Sudan has kept me ...
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2016 GES Entrepreneurship Summit

“Greg, thank you very much. Thank you for – I don’t know where you’ve gone off to. But thank you for your extraordinary personal leadership. Greg has been the head of a bank – the Silicon Valley Bank, that is the only bank dedicated to technology, to innovation, and to entrepreneurs. And it has racked ...
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United States and Uruguay Hold Meeting of the Trade and Investment Council Under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

Montevideo, Uruguay – Today, the United States and Uruguay held the seventh meeting of the bilateral Trade and Investment Council under the 2007 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. Assistant U.S. Trade Representative John Melle travelled to Montevideo to lead the U.S. delegation, and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs José Luis Cancela Gomez led the Uruguayan ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Bradley Freden visits Tacuarembó

On May 6, 2016 U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Uruguay Bradley Freden visited the city of Tacuarembó in north Uruguay, where he was met by Intendente Eber da Rosa. Following their official meeting, Freden and da Rosa held a press conference with local media and exchanged gifts. Weyerhaeuser’s Director for Latin America, Álvaro Molinari, and other ...
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President Obama in Vietnam: The Next Chapter in a Renewed Partnership

Today, the President became the third U.S. president to visit Vietnam since the normalization of relations between our countries began just over 20 years ago. For many Americans, “Vietnam” is a word associated with war, and the extraordinarily complex history between our countries. But since normalization began, the U.S. and Vietnam have steadily built bonds ...
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