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On China’s Predatory Fishing Practices in the Galápagos

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 is more important than ever that the international community ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens Regarding Restrictions by Government of Guatemala in Response to COVID-19

August 3, 2020 Location: Guatemala Event: The U.S. Embassy in Guatemala reminds U.S. citizens that the Guatemalan government implemented a nation-wide tiered system of health alerts July 27, which provides updated information on levels of health risk by locality throughout Guatemala, in an effort to prepare for the country’s gradual re-opening. Nevertheless, the Embassy recommends that all ...
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The United States Advances Democratic Values Under the Lima Commitment

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 on the foundations of a stable, prosperous, ...
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Guatemalan Government Shortens Curfew and Launches Tiered COVID-19 Health Alert System

Location: Guatemala Event: On July 27, the Guatemalan government fully implemented its tiered system of health alerts, which provides updated information on levels of health risk by locality throughout Guatemala, in an effort to prepare for the country’s gradual re-opening. Nevertheless, the Embassy recommends that all U.S. citizens in Guatemala continue to restrict their activities and movements ...
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19GT5020Q0055 – Purchase Safety Clothing & Protective Gear

Invitation Lette r  (PDF – 208KB) SF18 Cover Page_  Purchase Safety Clothing & Protective Gear   (PDF – 56KB) SOW & Clauses   PDF – 539KB) Size Char   (PDF – 11KB) Quotation submission: All quotations must be submitted via email only to: GuatemalaBids@state.gov Deadline to receive offers: Quotations are due on August 10, 2020 by COB (17:00 hrs).  For more information, contact: Wagner Lam (502) 5318-5018   LamW@state.gov
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