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Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert

Location:  Announced gathering point and route includes, but is not limited to: Tunnel at Marques de Pombal, which will be closed starting at 13:30 p.m. Avenida da Liberdade to Restauradores, which will closed starting at 14:00 p.m. Avenida Sidónio Pais, which will have restricted traffic between 09:30 a.m. and 15:00 p.m. Avenida Duque D´Ávila, which ...
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Embaixatriz Glass Joins U.S. Service Members in Community Service Projects in Lisbon

On November 13, over thirty service men and women from the USS Harry S. Truman and USS Forrest Sherman and Embaixatriz Mary Glass participated in volunteer activities throughout Lisbon.  During their free time, the sailors emphasized the important values of citizen engagement and service. Service members from the USS Harry S. Truman conducted activities in Monsanto Park and at ...
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International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 2, 2018 International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology We welcome the International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology. Precision biotechnology innovations, such as gene editing, will help our farmers and ranchers and others around the world to increase productivity and promote plant and animal health. The ...
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American Band Matuto in Portugal

At the invitation of the American Embassy in Lisbon, the American band Matuto did a five-city tour of Portugal from October 28 thru November 3, 2018, with concerts in Ponta Delgada, Coimbra, Porto, and Braga to support and strengthen the connections between Portuguese and U.S. creative communities.  Matuto’s style of music, which combines Brazilian forró and ...
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Ambassador Glass meets with Minister of National Defense Cravinho

Today, U.S. Ambassador George Glass held his first meeting with Minister of National Defense João Gomes Cravinho.  The Ambassador congratulated the Minister on his new position and pledged to work closely with him to further strengthen our security relationship.  The Ambassador welcomed the Portuguese military’s active participation in important NATO, EU, and UN missions around ...
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