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Earthquake Off Pacific Coast of Nicaragua

This message is to alert U.S. citizens residing and travelling in Nicaragua that the U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck 67 kilometers west-southwest of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua on October 13 at 9:51 p.m. The Nicaraguan Government has issued an extreme “yellow” alert for the pacific coastal region of ...
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American Citizen and Federal Benefits (Social Security) Services – By appointment ONLY

To better serve our customers, effective October 6, 2014, the American Citizen Services Unit, including the Federal Benefits Unit (Social Security), will provide all services by appointment only.  This will help provide more efficient service, minimize the time our customers have to sit in the waiting room, and eliminate unnecessary trips to the Embassy. U.S. ...
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Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Announces 12 Finalists for USD 2 Million Competition

The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), announced twelve (12) finalists of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge today. The Challenge was created to discover existing local, high-impact solutions that empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean to advance economic development and prosperity. These ...
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