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Secretary Nielsen Statement on New Migrant ‘Caravan’

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2019 Secretary Nielsen Statement on New Migrant ‘Caravan’ WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the new migrant ‘caravan’ that arrived at the Southern Border of the United States: “Approximately 2,000 ...
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Kenyan Government Faces Backlash After Chinese Contract Leaks

WASHINGTON — The Kenyan government is  struggling to respond  to revelations that a multi-billion dollar contract with China may imperil its sovereignty, according to The Daily Nation newspaper. Details of the loan for the Standard Gauge Railway, Kenya’s largest infrastructure project since independence, emerged Sunday when The Nation  published excerpts  from a 2014 contract between the Export-Import Bank of China and ...
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Presidential Elections in El Salvador

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON February 4, 2019 Presidential Elections in El Salvador The United States congratulates Nayib Bukele on his election as the next president of the Republic of El Salvador.  We salute the Salvadoran people for their commitment to democracy and their participation in a successful election. The United ...
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2019 Presidential Elections: Transparent & Credible

On February 3, 2019, El Salvador held a transparent and credible democratic process to elect the next President of their country.  As part of the international observers, the U.S. Embassy deployed 56 U.S. Embassy officials as observers to each of  the 14 departments across El Salvador. We joined the ranks of the 2,102 international observers ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (February 1, 2019) Location: El Salvador, Country-wide. Event: Sunday, February 3, 2019, is Election Day in El Salvador. The U.S. Embassy anticipates large groups of people will gather at the various polling stations and that travel will be impacted by concentrated vehicular and pedestrian traffic, especially in and ...
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