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On Pride Month

During this year’s Pride Month, we celebrate an important message: “You are Included.” The diverse experiences, perspectives, and contributions of the State Department community make our institution stronger and advance the goals of American diplomacy. Out of many, we are one. The Department has committed to increasing U.S. engagement on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, ...
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Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2021

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the hurricane season, which lasts through November 2021. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2021 season to be above average.  Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, but do not anticipate the historic level of storm ...
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A Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2021

JUNE 01, 2021 PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS America’s diversity is and always has been the defining strength of our Nation — in every generation, our society, spirit, and shared ambitions have been refreshed by wave after wave of immigrants seeking out their American dream.  Throughout our history, Caribbean Americans have brought vibrant cultures, languages, traditions, and values ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Managua (May 25, 2021)

Location: Nicaragua Event:  U.S. citizens may return directly to the United States with expired U.S. passports under limited circumstances If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this ...
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Ortega’s Electoral Legislation, Biased Council Undermine Credibility of Nicaraguan Elections

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 6, 2021 The United States is deeply concerned that the Nicaraguan Government under Daniel Ortega has rebuffed calls by its own citizens and the international community — including the Organization of American States, the European Union, and the United Nations — to build confidence in the electoral process by passing meaningful reforms to ...
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