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Embassy Libreville commemorates Martin Luther King Day

The Embassy of the United States, in partnership with The Link, a Gabonese English language association, commemorated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Wednesday, February 12, by organizing several activities at the John Lewis American Corner in Libreville. The event brought together 76 participants from English clubs of various schools in the Gabonese capital. In his ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Libreville, Gabon

Location:  Gabon Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  There are currently no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Gabon. On February 7, the Gabonese Ministry of Health announced an expansion of its efforts to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus in Gabon.  ...
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New Restrictions on Travel for Non-U.S. Citizens Recently Present in China

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China ...
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US Embassy donates equipment as part of a $1.12 million grant

Friday, January 31, the U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Chris Tremann donated equipment to Gabon’s Ministry of Defense, to aid in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This donation is part of the U.S. government’s commitment to fight HIV/AIDs in Gabon. During a four year period, the Embassy will donate $1.12 million in equipment and expertise ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Robert Whitehead addresses Gabonese government, NGO, and international partners concerning trafficking in persons.

On January 23, Ben Wiselogle from the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons led a productive discussion with government and local partners on trafficking victim identification. Protection is key to the victim-centered approach that the international community takes in its efforts to combat modern slavery.  Effective victim protection entails identifying victims, providing referrals ...
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