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    Accreditation of the new U.S. Ambassador to Angola

    Ambassador Helen Meagher La Lime was confirmed by the Senate as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Angola in May 2014. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, Ambassador La Lime has a wide range of policy.

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    Celebration of the 238 years of U.S. Independence

    DCM Heather Merritt, speaking in celebration of 238 years of U.S. independence, on the 4th of July, the day of American Independence. Attended high business figures as well as government. In this sense, proudly showed the strait and positive work together between U.S. and Angola to improve the welfare of the population.

  • 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

    2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

    "...This year’s Trafficking in Persons Report offers a roadmap for the road ahead as we confront the scourge of trafficking." - John F. Kerry, Secretary of State

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    Treasury Official Emphasizes U.S. Commitment to Africa

    Washington — Emphasizing the U.S. commitment to strengthening economic growth in Africa, U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin on May 23 led the U.S. delegation to the African Development Bank’s annual meetings in Kigali, Rwanda.  

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    Kerry’s Press Availability in Luanda, Angola

    Secretary Kerry: Good morning, everybody. President Dos Santos and I had a very constructive conversation today. We discussed a broad array of the issues concerning not just the bilateral relationship, but also concerning regional and broader security issues and challenges of the region. 

  • Author Robert Service on ‘Putin’s Czarist Folly’

    Oxford, England — Russian school textbooks praise Peter the Great as an industrializer and cultural visionary who turned his country into a European power. Russia became feared but also respected by its neighbors, and Peter is the official czar-hero of Russian history.  Read more »

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    The 2014 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) Has Begun!

    The Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) was created in 2011 to support alumni initiatives that promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. The competition provides small grants to teams of past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects that utilize skills and knowledge they have gained ... 

  • Third Annual Exchange Alumni Reception
    Third Annual Exchange Alumni Reception

    On September 27, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Heather Merritt hosted Embassy Luanda’s third annual exchange alumni reception. More than 120 exchange alumni, young Angolans, and members of the business, civil society, and diplomatic communities as well as senior government officials were on hand to enjoy the American-style cuisine featuring hamburgers, hotdogs, and other picnic favorites.. 

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    Embassy Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of U.S.-Angola Formal Diplomatic Relations

    May 19, 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the United States and Angola. The Embassy is using this milestone to launch a campaign of governmental, commercial, and people-to-people events to amplify the strength and diversity of U.S.-Angola relations...  

  • 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report
    2013 Trafficking in Persons Report

    On Wednesday, June 19, Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled the 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State. As required by law, the TIP Report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery. The 13th installment is available here 

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