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Thriive Awards Reception

Remarks by Ambassador Laura F. Dogu Managua, February 4, 2016 We are so grateful for the opportunity to help sponsor this event with Thriive in honor of the social entrepreneurs and innovators here in Nicaragua. And while tonight we will especially recognize one person who has provided a particularly meaningful and innovative impact to Nicaraguan ...
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Message For U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy: Warns of Zika Virus Transmissions in Nicaragua

Message For U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy: Warns of Zika Virus Transmissions in Nicaragua; Advises Caution When Traveling by Water; Provides Booth for Passport Photos; and 2016 Voting Instructions Zika:  Further to today’s official announcement by the Government of Nicaragua, there are now confirmed cases of Zika transmission in Nicaragua. Therefore, the U.S. Embassy in ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Press Release January 21, 2016 Washington—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act).  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining ...
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Fact Sheet: The United States and Central America: Honoring Our Commitments

Fact Sheet January 14, 2016 The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release Fact Sheet: The United States and Central America: Honoring Our Commitments On the occasion of the Vice President’s attendance at the inauguration of President Jimmy Morales in Guatemala City, the Obama administration reaffirms its commitment to a multiyear effort ...
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