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Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE   August 28, 2019 Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit The Department of State announces the opening of the Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU), under the leadership of Charge d’Affaires James Story. The VAU is the interim diplomatic office of ...
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U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (September 3-6, 2019)

Location: Real Intercontinental Hotel (14 Calle 2-51, Zona 10, Guatemala) – Caoba Room Event: Visit of Social Security and Federal Benefits Representatives Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, will visit Guatemala from September 3 to 6, 2019 to provide services to beneficiaries and answer questions about U.S. Social ...
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U.S. National Security Council’s Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs visits Guatemala

Guatemala City — Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the National Security Council (NSC) Mauricio Claver-Carone visited Guatemala for a series of meetings with Guatemalan Government officials, and representatives of the private sector and civil society to discuss the recently signed Asylum Cooperation Agreement (ACA) between the U.S. ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT August 15, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei to congratulate him on his victory in the August 11 election. The ...
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Perdue Statement on Meeting with Guatemalan Ministers

Washington, D.C., August 14, 2019 U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today met with a host of Ministers from Guatemala to discuss implementation of the recently signed agreement between the United States and Guatemala to improve H-2A visa program operations. Following the meeting, Secretary Perdue issued the following statement: “America’s farmers and ranchers need a ...
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