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On China’s Predatory Fishing Practices in the Galápagos

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State August 2, 2020   The People’s Republic of China subsidizes the world’s largest commercial fishing fleet, which routinely violates the sovereign rights and jurisdiction of coastal states, fishes without permission, and overfishes licensing agreements. Given this unfortunate record of illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, rule-breaking, and willful environmental degradation, it ...
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US Advances Democratic Values Under the Lima Commitment

Fact Sheet Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs July 29, 2020  The United States is a steadfast partner for the countries and institutions of Latin America and the Caribbean in their efforts to combat corruption and realize the promise of the Lima Commitment from the Eighth Summit of the Americas hosted by Peru in 2018. Strengthening Democratic Governance against Corruption Transparency is one of the remedies to corruption’s corrosive effect ...
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The US Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Fact sheet Office of the Spokesperson July 29, 2020 New foreign assistance funding commitments continue to bolster the unparalleled global leadership of the United States in response to COVID-19. The U.S. Government (USG) has allocated $20.5 billion to benefit the international response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign ...
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Argentina Health Alert

CHECK  HERE  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON COVID-19 SITUATION IN ARGENTINA Location:  Argentina Event:  Only sporadic and specially approved international flight options currently exist in Argentina. The Embassy continues to communicate any information regarding future flights as soon as it is available. The following flights are not U.S. government-operated or funded flights. Please direct all questions regarding these ...
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Argentina Health Alert

ARCHIVED ALERT – REFER TO LATEST UPDATES  HERE Location:  Argentina Event:  Eastern Airlines has announced it will operate two direct flights from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida on Friday, August 7, and Friday, August 14, at 11:30 a.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). U.S. citizens interested in departing on one of these flights will need ...
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