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Re-Enactment of Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott

U.S. Embassy Montevideo’s Public Affairs personnel boarded several buses on one of the main streets of Montevideo and performed re-enactments of the Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott. A member of the Public Affairs team played Rosa Parks and another embassy staff member played the role of the white racist man. A Public Affairs intern gave ...
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Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2015

National African American History Month, 2015. By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation. Barack Obama: “For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of ...
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U.S. Embassy in Montevideo Opens New Consular Services Entrance for Visa Applicants and U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy in Montevideo is pleased to announce the inauguration of a new Consular Services entrance effective February 3, 2015. The new entrance is located at the southeast corner of the Embassy, at the intersection of Lauro Muller and Yaro streets. This new point of entry was designed to provide comfort, convenience and efficiency ...
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State’s Jacobson on Extended Session with Cuba

“Today, January 22, 2015, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Havana to discuss issues of mutual interest to the United States and Cuba. The Cuban delegation was led by the Foreign Ministry’s Director General for U.S. Affairs, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro. I led the delegation for the United States. This extended bilateral session has included constructive ...
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Assistant Secretary Jacobson’s Travel to Cuba

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will travel to Havana, Cuba on January 21-24 to take advantage of previously planned Migration Talks to launch a discussion with the Cuban Government on re-establishing diplomatic relations. Re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba is a key step for the implementation of changes in the ...
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