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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Media Statement For Immediate Release January 12, 2021   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of ...
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Proclamation on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2021

The White House December 31, 2020   Human trafficking is a horrific assault on human dignity that affects people in the United States and around the world. It tears apart communities, fuels criminal activity, and threatens the national security of the United States. During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we reaffirm our commitment ...
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United States Supports Urban Water Sanitation Services in Benin

On December 15, Ambassador Mahoney and the Minister of Decentralization and Local Governance Alassane Seidou officially launched MuniWASH, a five-year, $18 million activity that will improve water, sanitation, and hygiene services in underserved urban areas in Benin and Côte d’Ivoire. Taking place at the Benin National Association of Communes in Abomey-Calavi, the event welcomed mayors ...
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4000 Reasons to Study in the United States

Are you thinking of attending university or graduate school? If the answer is yes, where you decide to go is a choice that can change your life. How do you decide? For more than a million international students from around the world the answer is the United States. Far more international students study in the ...
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International Human Rights Day

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo December 10, 2020   On International Human Rights Day, the United States celebrates the rights and freedoms enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This day has a special resonance for Americans, as the United States was ...
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