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Ambassador Pittman Meets the Amazing TB Rats of APOPO

To observe World Tuberculosis Day, Ambassador Dean Pittman and English Club facilitators from the Martin Luther King Jr. American Cultural Center visited the APOPO offices, met some of the four-legged partners in detecting TB, and saw a demonstration of how the rats do their work. APOPO has trained giant pouched rats, which are indigenous to ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women heroes of our ...
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President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path towards civil rights and the work that still remains ...
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U.S. Embassy Mozambique official disaster declaration

The Embassy of the United States has made an official disaster declaration in response to the recent cyclone in Mozambique. The disaster declaration, established last week, is the first step which enables USAID’s  Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance to provide monetary and humanitarian assistance in response to a disaster. Since March of 2016, in ...
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