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U.S. Air Force Southern will lead U.S. Southern Command’s upcoming exercise in Guatemala

REF# 2021 - 12 May 17, 2021 The United States 12th Air Force (Air Force Southern, or AFSOUTH) will be leading U.S. Southern Command’s upcoming exercise in Guatemala – this exercise will provide joint training and improve readiness of U.S. and Guatemalan civil engineers, medical professionals and support personnel in humanitarian assistance techniques from May until August 2021. ...
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Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Virtual Washington Conference on the Americas

MAY 04, 2021 South Court Auditorium Eisenhower Executive Office Building THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good morning.  Good morning.  It is truly an honor to be with you today. And thank you, Andrés Gluski, Susan Segal, Eric Farnsworth, for your leadership. The membership of the Council of the Americas includes so many leaders who are truly committed to ...
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The 51st Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

United States Department of State ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE April 30, 2021 Thank you for this opportunity to address the 51st Conference on  the Americas. As President Biden pledged, the United States is revitalizing our engagement with the world – leading with diplomacy. Let me highlight three central priorities as we reengage in the Americas. First, we must end the ...
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Health Alert: Embassy of the United States of America, Guatemala City, Guatemala (May 4, 2021)

Location: Guatemala Subject:  Health Alert – State of Prevention Lifted; Health Pass No Longer Required for Entry (May 4, 2021) The Government of Guatemala announced April 30 that the State of Prevention, in effect April 16-30, 2021, would not be renewed.  However, previous requirements on social distancing in public and commercial facilities and mask wearing remain ...
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Remarks by Vice President Harris at a Virtual Roundtable with Guatemalan community-based organizations

April 27, 2021 THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Mucho gusto.  Thank you, Mr. Ambassador. And thank you all for being here.  I’m looking at a big screen and looking at all of you there.  I — only what would be better is to be with you in person, but I plan on doing that soon. ...
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