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60th Anniversary of the Peace Corps 

Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State March,1st. 2021 Today, we mark the 60th anniversary of the United States Peace Corps and celebrate the volunteers and staff who have served in communities around the world, representing American values and ideals.  Established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the Peace Corps showcases America at its best ...
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19GT5021Q0016 – Purchase of Construction Materials (delivery place: Coban)

Invitation Letter   (PDF – 27KB) SF18 Cover Page_  CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS (delivery place: Coban)  (PDF – 30KB) 19GT5021Q0016-_SOW & Clauses   (PDF – 85KB) Excel Spread Sheet   (PDF – 27KB) EFT form  (PDF – 15KB) NDAA 889   (PDF – 32KB) Quotation submission: All quotations must be submitted via email only to: GuatemalaBids@state.gov Deadline to receive offers: Quotations are due on March 19, 2021 by COB (17:00 hrs).  For more information, contact: Wagner ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson February 23, 2021 Honoring Anticorruption Champions Around the world, corruption threatens security and stability, hinders economic growth, undermines democracy and human rights, destroys trust in public institutions, facilitates transnational crime, and siphons away public and private resources.  The Biden Administration recognizes that we will only be successful ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (February 22, 2021)

Location: Guatemala City Event:  According to media reports, veterans of Guatemala’s armed forces will hold a demonstration at the Casa Presidencial, Zone 1, Guatemala City tomorrow, Tuesday February 23, 2021, starting at 6:00 am. There is potential for protests and roadblocks in other municipalities in Guatemala.  The timing, size and duration of planned demonstrations can change. Actions to ...
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Natural Disaster Alert – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (February 19, 2021)

Location: Guatemala Event: Volcanic eruptions The National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology (INSIVUMEH) reports continued high activity at Fuego and Pacaya volcanoes. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) notes volcanic activity, while elevated, is decreasing.  However, high levels of ash continue to disperse from Fuego throughout Sacatepéquez Department and Guatemala City. The U.S. Embassy has ...
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