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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Libreville, Gabon (October 17, 2019) Location: São Tomé and Príncipe

Event:   There have been reports of demonstrations near Universal Church of the Kingdom of God locations in São Tomé since Wednesday, October 16.  The demonstrations reportedly concern the conviction and sentencing of a São Tomean pastor associated with the church by a court in Côte d’Ivoire.  Local media outlets have reported incidents of violence and ...
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Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan Remarks at Roundtable Discussion on Enhancing Trade and Investment in Africa

REMARKS JOHN J. SULLIVAN, DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE PALACE HOTEL NEW YORK, NY SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:  Well, thank you, Keith.  It’s a great honor for me to be here. Your Excellencies, members of the business community, distinguished guests, friends and colleagues, thank you so much for being here for this important discussion we have this morning to discuss trade ...
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Chargé d’affaires Robert Whitehead visits São Tomé and Príncipe

Chargé d ’affaires Robert Whitehead visited São Tomé and Príncipe meeting with Prime Minster Jorge Bom Jesus and visiting Amedy Pereira, who recently returned from the Embassy-sponsored Mandela Washington Fellowship program in the United States. Mr. Amedy Pereira showed the Charge the many facets of his business, which includes producing coffee and cocoa and hosting ...
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U.S. Army Special Forces Member provides training to Gabonese gendarmes

Showcasing the strong partnership the United States and Gabon have, U.S. Special Army Forces took part in training with the Groupe spécial d’intervention de la Gendarmerie nationale. The U.S team, informally known as the Green Berets,  gave one-on-one instruction to the Gabonese during an advanced marksmanship course and also provided training on helping wounded fellow ...
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Gabon National Day Statement

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 17, 2019 On behalf of the United States, I send my best wishes to the Government and people of Gabon on the celebration of the 59th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Gabon share a strong economic and security relationship. Gabon’s partnership on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, ...
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