DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

Location: Throughout Angola Event: Demonstrations against unemployment are expected to take place throughout Angola on Saturday, December 8, at 10:30 am.  Planned locations include: Luanda: Santa Ana Cemetery (Deolinda Rodrigues Avenue) Bengo: Campo Municipal de Dande Benguela: Liceu Cabinda: Rotunda do Pio Huambo: Jardim da Cultura Huila: Millennium Kwanza Norte: Cemiterio da Kipata Kwanza Sul: ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am

Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am   Good Morning Everyone, I am pleased to be here today at the Viana Refugee Center for the signing ceremony of the grant agreement between the U.S. Embassy and the Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS).  ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Overseas Voting in the Mid-Term Elections

U.S. mid-term elections and you An important date for Americans is fast approaching — the 2018 mid-term elections. The Department of Defense runs the Federal Voting Assistance Program, which assists Americans living overseas register to vote in their home states, and how to receive ballots overseas. More information is available at  FVAP.gov . Elections officials remind ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Precautions in Areas of Luanda Province, Newsletter Link

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that current security regulations prohibit Embassy personnel from walking in Luanda (except between a venue and a vehicle) between the hours of 22:00 and 05:30.  In front of the cemetery on Rua Houari Boumedienne that restriction is extended to the hours of 18:00 and 7:00. In addition, walking in ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: The AmCit Newsletter and Voting Registration

Greetings from U.S. Embassy Luanda!  Two important notes…. First, the latest issue of our quarterly US Citizen Newsletter,  The AmCit , is now up on our website.  It includes an interview with our new U.S. Ambassador to Angola and plenty of other information for Americans in Angola. Second, mid-term elections across the U.S. are underway or fast approaching. The ...
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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to Host the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Today, I am pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit (Summit), with this year’s theme of: Invest Here. Grow Here. Succeed Here. The SelectUSA Investment Summit will take place on June 20-22, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington. The goal is to connect global business ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at U.S. Embassy Luanda – Tuesday, April 17, at 4:00 pm

Come meet the new Ambassador! All U.S. citizens and parents of U.S. citizens are invited to attend a Town Hall on the grounds of the Embassy in the Miramar area of Luanda on Tuesday, April 17, at 4:00 pm.  Ambassador Nina Fite will introduce herself to the American community and answer your questions.  The Consular Section will also discuss Angola’s new ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase

Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost ...
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DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola Location: Largo da Independência Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, March 17, at the Largo da Independência (Primeiro de Maio) beginning around 10:00 AM.  We encourage you to avoid the area and surrounding streets and to monitor local media for updates. Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Alert: Fire at SONILS in Boavista Area of Luanda

Alert: Fire at SONILS in Boavista Area of Luanda U.S. Embassy Luanda notifies all citizens that authorities have the fire in the area of the SONILS Logistics Center under control.  The Embassy still cautions all citizens to avoid this area.  Monitor further developing via reliable local news sources. For further information: See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA

EMBAIXADA DOS E.U.A. SERVIÇO DE IMPRENSA, CULTURA E EDUCAÇÃO LUANDA, ANGOLA   PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                      November 7, 2017   THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNITEL have entered a partnership agreement to optimize malaria prevention and control efforts. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Huambo Town Hall and ACS Newsletter

Take note!  U.S. Embassy Luanda will host a U.S. Citizen Town Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 5:30 pm in Huambo at the Hotel Ekuikui.  It is open to all U.S. citizens and parents of U.S. citizens.  Our staff will discuss the routine and emergency services the Embassy offers, explain the Embassy Warden System, and answer your questions.  If you want to learn ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential Inauguration on September 26, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that on September 26 the Angolan presidential inauguration will occur at the Praça da República (Agostinho Neto Memorial, Novo Marginal) from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.  There will likely be restricted vehicle traffic throughout the city, especially in the Novo Marginal and Parliament areas.  Expect traffic delays ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizen: Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ...
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Angola’s General Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ______________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                                                        September 7, 2017 STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT Angola’s General Elections The United States congratulates the people of Angola for exercising their democratic right to vote in the August 23 historic national elections.  We look forward to working with President-elect João ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Scheduled for September 6, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that an Angolan group plans to hold a protest on Wednesday, September 6, at the Largo da Independencia (Primeiro de Maio) beginning around 8:00 AM.  All are encouraged to avoid the area and surrounding streets. In addition, the post-election period has the potential for random protests, demonstrations, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: General Elections on August 23, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that Angola will hold general elections on Wednesday, August 23. U.S. citizens are advised to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness during the election period.  Keep in mind that demonstrations that are meant to be peaceful can become confrontational ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Robberies of Passengers from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport

U.S. Embassy Luanda advises U.S. citizens to exercise caution when arranging ground transportation from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, to hotels, guest houses, and residences.  Numerous U.S. citizens and other travelers have been robbed at gunpoint while traveling from OR Tambo International Airport to their place of lodging in what are known as ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT JOINS GOVERNMENT OF ANGOLA TO LAUNCH THE DEMOGRAPHIC HEALTH SURVEY FINAL REPORT

Luanda – The U.S. Government through the Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the Angolan National Institute of Statistics (INE) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to release the final report of the “Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos e de Saúde,” or IIMS.  IIMS is a health survey which provides provincial-level data to help improve decision-making ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF U.S. GOVERNMENT HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR THE REFUGEE RESPONSE IN NORTHERN ANGOLA

The United States is contributing $13.9 million to provide emergency assistance to refugees fleeing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Angola.  This support consists of funding for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN World Food Program (WFP) to deliver life-saving food, clean water, health ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Town Hall and ACS Newsletter

Reminder!  U.S. Embassy Luanda will host a U.S. Citizen Town Hall on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 4:00 pm.  It is open to all U.S. citizens and parents of minor U.S. citizens.  If you plan to attend, please send an email to  ACSLuanda@state.gov  by Tuesday, July 18, and include your name and U.S. passport number. Our staff will discuss the routine and emergency services ...
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U.S. Supports Angola to End Malaria for Good as Report Showcases Progress and Outlines Challenges

Luanda, Angola, –  The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report, documenting progress across its programs. Angola has reduced all-cause mortality among children under five by 42 percent as a ...
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International Parental Child Abduction

Angola is not a signatory to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention), nor are there any bilateral agreements in force between Angola and the United States concerning international parental child abduction. The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs, Directorate for Overseas Citizens Services, Office of Children’s ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.  Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in ...
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Former NBA and WNBA Players Visit Angola to Motivate Young People to Overcome Challenges through Sports

Luanda, Angola – The United States and the Republic of Angola welcomed the visit to Luanda of two former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) athletes as a part of the U.S. Sport Envoy Program. From August 26-29, Mr. Jason Collins (NBA) and Ms. Jenn Lacy (WNBA) carried out various philanthropic ...
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U.S. Government Helps Angola Give Back Landmine Cleared Lands to the Community

On June 25th, 2016, U.S. Embassy in Angola’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Constance Arvis, paid a visit to Moxico Province along with the Willem Aalmans, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Angola, and Dennis Hadrick, U.S. Department of State Weapons Removal and Abatement Program Manager, to verify the cleared minefield around Lucusse municipaility. Together they visited ...
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U.S. Embassy Luanda Celebrates African Day

On June 3, 2016, the local staff of the U.S. Embassy hosted the entire community at a celebration of Africa Day, an annual commemoration of the precursor to the African Union, the Organization of African Unity. U.S. Ambassador La Lime and other high-level staff mingled, broke bread, and considered the many achievements of the continent ...
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” on June 29, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. To register and attend this webinar, use the Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers or  https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/445/15416 webinar link. Attendees should log in 10 minutes prior to the start time. The session will ...
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Travel Alert-Europe

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans travelling abroad with information about relevant events, we are alerting U.S. citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation.  The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present ...
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U.S. Embassy Luanda Security Message

Criminality continues to be a serious problem in Luanda.  This security message highlights some developing crime trends and includes suggestions on how American Citizens can keep themselves and their families safe. Recently, several foreigners have been kidnapped and held for ransom in and near Luanda.  On March 30, 2016, a Lebanese-Belgian citizen was kidnapped by ...
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U.S. Embassy and ExxonMobil commemorate World Malaria Day by encouraging local private businesses to join the fight against mosquito borne illnesses

The United States Embassy and the ExxonMobil Foundation announced today, as part of World Malaria Day activities, a partnership towards the fight against malaria, and other mosquito-borne illnesses, in Angola. This public-private partnership, by ExxonMobil and being implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), benefits communities across Angola with a focus on the ...
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Concerns Regarding Sentencing of Angolan Activists

The United States believes the harsh sentences levied this week by an Angolan court against the Angola 15+2 activists threaten the exercise of freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly. Both freedoms are enshrined in the Angolan Constitution, protected under Angola’s international human rights obligations, and are core values of any strong and functioning democracy. We ...
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U.S. EXIM Bank Facilitates U.S.-Angola Trade

Rick Angiuoni, Director of Global Business Development for Africa, Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM Bank), will meet with leading Angolan commercial banks and Angolan Government officials to discuss EXIM Bank programs. EXIM Bank offers financing mechanisms to support trade between the U.S. and foreign countries, including Angola. Through EXIM Bank, the U.S. Government works ...
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Yellow Fever Outbreak

Angola is experiencing an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda Province, and cases have been reported in the provinces of Kwanza Sul, Huambo, and Huila. As of February 11, at least 200 suspected cases have been reported, including at least 37 deaths.  The Angolan Ministry of Health is working with the World Health Organization ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Security Threat

The U.S. Embassy has received information regarding a potential security threat in Luanda, Angola. As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. Citizens to avoid the following three locations: Belas Shopping (located in the Talatona area of Luanda) Ulengo Commercial Center (located in the Viana area of Luanda) Hotel Baía (located along the Nova ...
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Op-Ed: Strategic Importance of the Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Angola hosts from October 7-9, an International Conference on Maritime and Energy Security in the Gulf of Guinea. This conference is unique and especially important because it brings together public and private stakeholders from the global maritime and energy sectors and enables them to share international best practices in order to improve regional security coordination ...
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Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman Visits to Discuss Strengthening Peacekeeping Cooperation between UN and AU on the Continent

The Embassy of the United States of America has the pleasure to announce that on September 10, 2015, Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman will visit Angola. Ambassador Lyman was appointed on August 24 to advance the development of a new partnership between the United Nations and Africa Union. This initiative seeks to improve collaboration between the ...
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FSVC supporting Angolan CSO on Public Budget Management

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC), with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing a program to help the Government of the Republic of Angola (GRA) improve the management of public financial resources. As Angola is now experiencing a difficult financial period due to the international drop of oil prices and ...
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500 Angolan Women Receive Literacy Diplomas

On August 7, 2015, more than 500 Angolan women in Ndalatando, Kwanza Norte Province, received their diplomas for participating in a two-year USAID-funded literacy course, provided through the Basic Education – Triumphant Women and Youth Project.  This ongoing project, implemented by Alfalit Angola, aims to provide literacy training to 9,000 Angolans, including women in Luanda, ...
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The Lions@Africa challenges

Have you thought about creating a project that would improve the lives of Africans through innovation and entrepreneurship as well as joining prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Nokia, Demo, Business Action in the process? Here’s the opportunity! The Lions@Africa challenges private companies and public to create projects aimed at improving the welfare of the people ...
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USAID Angola launched a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets in the province of Bié

“I am a mother. I protect my Baby” USAID  in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Programe (NMCP) and the Provincial Health Department  (DPS) of Bié province, held the official launch of a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets on July 17. The launching ceremony took place at the Polytechnic Institute of ...
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U.S Government will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS)

The United States Government (USG) will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS) . The DHS will obtain updated information on fertility rates, maternal and reproductive health indicators, child mortality rates, HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, and malaria and anemia indicators. This partnership involves the Ministry of Planning ...
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U.S. Embassy Angola Shares with Academic Community of Uige

As part of its national education and media outreach program, Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Angola is carrying out several activities to promote education in the United States. On Monday, June 1, Public Affairs Officer Jeffrey Lodermeier spoke to two different academic audiences in northern Uige province to address two issues of ...
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U.S. Embassy Leads Delegation to Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

U.S. Embassy Commercial Officer Julia Rauner and Commercial Specialist Clemencia Yola led an eight company Angolan delegation of petroleum service/equipment suppliers and operators to the world’s largest offshore petroleum conference and trade fair, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston May 4-7, 2015.    As part of a global U.S. Department of Commerce program at OTC, the ...
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Educational Opportunity

The Public Affairs section trained representatives from seven Mediateca centers to be Resident Education USA Advisors in partnership with REAC South Africa, Clara Priester and with support from the Department of State’s R Fund for Innovation. The two-day training exposed participants to every aspect of study in the United States including the U.S. education system, ...
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Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) Will Launch the First Demographic Health Survey

Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) will launch the first demographic health survey in May 2015. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is collaborating with INE and the Ministry of Health to design and implement the Inquerito de Indicadores Multiplos e de Saude (IIMS) population-based on survey that will be providing quality information ...
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U.S. Ambassador visits Huambo Province

U.S. Ambassador, Helen La Lime, visited Huambo Province February 25 – 28 to meet with Angolan provincial officials, assess the impact of and the transition plans for the Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) portfolios, and evaluate opportunities for U.S. government engagement in the agriculture sector. The ...
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Remarks at USNS SPEARHEAD Reception

Thank you, Good evening, First I would like to thank Commander Flemming, Captain Casavant, and the crew of the SPEARHEAD for hosting this reception for us tonight. To the U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet Topside Band, thank you for returning to Angola for the second time in less than a year in support of our reception ...
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United States Supports Development of Solar Electricity in Rural Regions of Angola

The Embassy of United State in Luanda organized a week-long training on the photovoltaic energy sector, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Water. On February 23, at the electricity professional training center, Hoji-Ya-Henda, an open ceremony chaired by the Minister of Energy and Water, Joao Baptist Borges, and the Ambassador Helen La Lime was ...
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State’s Jacobson at Senate Hearing on U.S. Policy Changes in Cuba

Testimony of Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on our new approach to U.S.-Cuba policy. I know many of you have a ...
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Ambassador Visits Cabinda

Ambassador Helen La Lime made a three-day visit to Cabinda province to become familiar with business opportunities in the province. During her visit, the ambassador met with Governor Aldina da Lomba Catembo, visited numerous projects, including the planned deep water port (in photo) that will open the province to increased regional and international trade.  She ...
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Ambassador Visits Cabinda

Ambassador Helen La Lime made a three-day visit to Cabinda province to become familiar with business opportunities in the province. During her visit, the ambassador met with Governor Aldina da Lomba Catembo, visited numerous projects, including the planned deep water port (in photo) that will open the province to increased regional and international trade.  She ...
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The Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda

During the Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda on January 26 and 27, the Minister of Health, José Van-Dunem, announced that Angola remained a polio-free nation in 2014.  Due to robust national campaigns and routine immunization days, the country exceeded an 80% child immunization rate.    The Minister also declared that maternal ...
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Agreement between U.S. Embassy and Rede de Mediatecas

U.S. Ambassador to Angola and the Secretary of State for Information Technology of Angola, Pedro Sebastião Teta,, signed on Friday, January 16, a Cooperation Protocol to provide the U.S. Embassy and Mediateca opportunities to promote partnership and formalize tangible cooperation under the rubric of our Education Diplomacy dialogue. The event that took place at the ...
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American English Experience Minicamp

On December 17, the Embassy hosted the American English Experience Minicamp. A professional and educational event for high school students from Huila, Huambo, Benguela and Luanda provinces. It was part of a short-term scholarship of the American English Experience, a camp that offered Angolan students interactive opportunities for learning English language that took place last ...
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World AIDS Day

Your Excellency Minister of Health, José Van-Duném Your Excellency Vice Governor of Luanda, Juvelina Imperial Distinguished members of ANASO Distinguished members of the international community Guests March participants It is a honor with you today at this World Aids Day march in Angola. The U.S. Embassy works shoulder-to-shoulder with the Ministry of Health to support ...
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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

As part of the “16 Days of Activism” campaign against gender violence, the U.S. Embassy received six local activists from FOJASIDA and UCF, two Angolan community organizations. USAID Mission Director Jason Fraser and PEPFAR Coordinator Regina Parham welcomed the group who gave a presentation to approximately 25 Mission staff. FOJASIDA and UCF, with support from ...
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Fight against HIV/AIDS: Zero is our Goal

The U.S. Embassy in Angola is pleased to announce that our community, led by Ambassador Helena La Lime, will again take part in the annual World AIDS Day March. The march, organized by Angola’s Network of Aids Services Organizations (ANASO) and the National AIDS Institute (INLS), will take place on Saturday November 29, in Luanda ...
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Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Embassies and consulates are not polling places. The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4. U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials U.S. embassies and consulates ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution ...
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Registration for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) at U.S. Embassy Luanda

U.S. Embassy Luanda will host two offerings of the FSOT early this October. U.S. Citizens who are interested in taking the Foreign Service Officer Test should visit http://www.careers.state.gov to get information on the exam and register for the test. The website also has information on the many different career opportunities with the Department of State. The ...
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U.S. Import-Export Bank Remarks as written Ambassador Helen La Lime Washington, DC

Thank you. Your Excellency Vice-President Manuel Vicente, Minister of Finance Armando Manuel, Honorable members of the Government of Angola, Presidents of the Agência Nacional Para o Investimento Privado and the Export-Import Bank of the United States Fellow Ambassadors, Business Leaders, Distinguished Guests, Good Afternoon. It is a pleasure to be here with you all as ...
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Planned Demonstrations on 23 August

There are planned demonstrations by several civil society groups starting from 10:00 hrs. and running until 16:00 hrs. on Saturday, August 23, 2014.  The demonstrations are expected to start at Largo de Independência and end in front of the Presidential Palace.  Reports suggest the demonstrations may take place in front of the U.S. Embassy. U.S. ...
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Ebola Virus Information and Resources

As of August 18, there are no confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Angola.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Travel Health Notices warning against nonessential travel to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, and advising travelers to practice enhanced precautions when traveling to Nigeria. For more information please ...
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Ambassador Helen La Lime Remarks as prepared USACC Breakfast,Washington, DC

Thank you Good Morning Honorable Minister of Economy Abraão Gourgel Other Distinguished Members of the Government of Angola, Fellow Ambassadors, Business Leaders, Distinguished Guests, I would like to begin by thanking Jeannine Scott and her team at the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce for hosting us all this morning.  I am delighted to be here at ...
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Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the opening of the public competition for access to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, which aims to provide funding to cover activities of organizations working in community development projects. Every year, the Embassy considers supporting projects for community development. The Embassy selects the ...
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Kerry’s Press Availability in Luanda, Angola

Secretary Kerry: Good morning, everybody. President Dos Santos and I had a very constructive conversation today. We discussed a broad array of the issues concerning not just the bilateral relationship, but also concerning regional and broader security issues and challenges of the region. I want to emphasize that Angola is a very important partner in ...
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World Wide Caution

The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution ...
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Joint Statement U.S.- Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue

On December 17, 2014, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Angola, Georges Chikoti, made an official visit to the United States. During the visit, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Chikoti co-chaired a session of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue. During the meeting the two delegations recognized the significant achievements in ...
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Alumni Town Hall

The Public Affairs Section, in cooperation with the Angola Fulbright Alumni Association, hosted an town hall for all Embassy Luanda exchange program alumni.  The energetic group of alumni included a 1998 IVLP alumnus and a Fulbright alumnus who returned to Angola last week, as well as YALI Washington Fellows set to depart for the United ...
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