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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman from February 13-22, 2020. On Friday, February 14, Secretary Pompeo will arrive in Munich, Germany where he will lead the U.S. delegation to the Munich Security Conference.  While in Munich, the Secretary will deliver remarks to the ...
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Freedom First in 2020

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo , Secretary of State January 11, 2020 President Trump has proclaimed January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Global estimates indicate that as many as 24.9 million people – adults and children – are victims of human trafficking. Traffickers deprive their victims of the ability to exercise their unalienable rights of ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

Location: Angola Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. The Embassy reminds all U.S. citizens that you should update your Smart Traveler Enrollment ...
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Security Alert

Event:  Holidays in Angola provide increased risk for criminal activity.  There is a heightened risk of armed robbery, assault, and kidnapping.  Foreigners in Angola are often perceived by criminals to have gifts or large amounts of cash. Actions to Take:  Exercise additional vigilance throughout the holiday season and at holiday events. Review your personal security ...
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Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. ...
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