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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Voting and Ballots for 2020 U.S. Elections

June 17, 2020 Location: Guatemala Event: Update on Voting and Ballots for 2020 U.S. Elections Registering to Vote is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!  All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically. Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may receive your ballot ...
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RFQ 19GT5020Q0048 – E-1 Lines for U.S. Embassy – Guatemala

Invitation Letter   (PDF – 122KB) SF1449   (PDF – 79KB) SOW  (PDF – 655KB) SF-30   (PDF – 82KB) SOW-Amendment   (PDF – 151KB) Quotation submission: All quotations must be submitted via email only to: GuatemalaBids@state.gov Deadline to receive offers: Quotations are due July 16, 2020 by COB 17:00 hours. For more information, contact: Lorena Galdamez (502) 5205-8011 GaldamezAL@state.gov ...
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Update for U.S. Citizens Regarding New Travel Restrictions by the Government of Guatemala During COVID-19:

June 15, 2020 Location: Guatemala  Event:  On Sunday, June 14, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei announced new travel restrictions that are in effect from 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15 to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the departments of Guatemala, El Progreso, Sacatepequez and San Marcos. Restrictions on Vehicular Mobility: All personal vehicles with the ...
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Message from Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga on the killing of Tata Domingo Choc

REF# 2020 – 19 June 12, 2020 The killing of Tata Domingo Choc Chen, a renowned expert on Maya Q’eqchi’ medicine, is a tragic reminder of the pervasive violence that continues to impact Indigenous Peoples across Guatemala.  We echo President Giammattei’s call for the Public Ministry to bring those responsible to justice, and understand that Guatemalan authorities have arrested ...
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The United States Provides an Additional $15 Million to Combat COVID-19 and Food Insecurity

REF# 2020 – 18 June 11, 2020 The U.S. Government is providing an additional $15 million in foreign assistance for Guatemala to slow the spread of COVID-19 and address rising food insecurity. The Department of State announced that Guatemala will receive $6 million in International Disaster Assistance funds to rapidly address critical gaps in water, sanitation, and hygiene ...
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