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We’ve Donated Our Books

Lisbon’s Book Fair, which takes place in Parque Eduardo VII until September 13, once again hosts the “Donate your books” initiative. This project aims to collect hundreds of story books and school manuals to be donated to children in institutions, having already collected over 40.000 books since its launch in 2015. Penny Rechkemmer, our Public ...
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Meet our new Public Affairs Officer

Penny Rechkemmer, the new Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Portugal,  began her career at the State Department through an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Diplomacy Fellowship.  Her experiences in the Office of International Women’s Issues, and Bureau of International Organizations led her to join the Foreign Service where she’s ...
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#SideBySide in Safety: Donation to PSP Regional Command of the Azores

On Wednesday, August 26th, Consulate Ponta Delgada donated a walk-thru metal detector to the Public Security Police (PSP) Regional Command of the Azores.  Commissioner Tânia António represented Superintendent Luís Ribeiro Viana at the handover ceremony which took place at the U.S. Consulate.  U.S. Consul to the Azores Kathryn Hammond said, “As a federal agent and ...
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Acting U.S. Attorney Announces Federal Charges And International Operation To Dismantle Online Piracy Group

The Sparks Group is Alleged to Have Caused Tens of Millions of Dollars in Losses to Film Production Studios Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of ...
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Travel Advisory – Level 3 – “Reconsider Travel” for Portugal

Level 3: Reconsider Travel to Portugal due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Portugal due to COVID-19. Improved conditions have been reported within Portugal. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on ...
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