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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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Women’s History Month 2021

Every year, March is designated as Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation, and the month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history.  Women’s History Month began as a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California.  The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women planned and executed a ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: April 6, 2021 COVID-19 Testing required for all passengers boarding flights for the United states: TESTING REQUIREMENT All airline passengers to the United States, including U.S. citizens, ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’affaires Kristin Kane – Curso de Promoção a Oficial General at Instituto Universitário Militar

Bom dia.  Thank you for the kind introduction.  It is a pleasure to be here today at the Instituto Universitario Militar, and I wanted to note the presence also of our Defense Attaché, Colonel Andrew “Saint” Bernard, who will speak to you after my remarks for a defense perspective. You are the future leaders of the Portuguese – and Brazilian — Armed Forces and will help shape the future of ...
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Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is one of the most widely-celebrated of American, federal months. It was originally established in 1926 as Negro History Week by noted African-American author and Harvard University scholar, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Dr. Woodson’s hope was that this special observance would remind all Americans of their ethnic roots, and that the commemoration ...
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NOFO: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021)

Alumni Engagement Fund Notice of Funding Opportunity The Embassy of the United States in Portugal announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet ...
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