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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal

Location: Portugal, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, we encourage U.S. citizens in Portugal to remain vigilant due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, ...
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Ambassador and Mrs. Glass Visit Friendship Forest to Plant the Last of Tree Donation and Unveil Dedication Stone

To underscore their commitment to working side-by-side with Portuguese partners to solve shared challenges, Ambassador Glass and Mrs. Glass returned to the U.S.-Portugal Friendship Forest in the Pinhal de Leiria in December 2020 to plant the last of 15,742 trees and unveil a dedication stone, commemorating a two-year+ effort to promote closer cooperation on economic ...
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Happy Thanksgiving

Ambassador George E. Glass and his wife Mary Glass compete in the kitchen to find who is the best banana bread baker, for their Thanksgiving meal! This recipe and many others can be found in  #OurThanksgivingTable recipe book , made together with the United States Department of Agriculture and Foreign Agricultural Services. We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 
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Visiting MakerSpace in Vila Real

The IPDJ in Vila Real received a visit from a delegation of the U.S. Embassy in Portugal, which included the Ambassador’s wife Mary Glass, Public Affairs Officer Penny Rechkemmer, and the Director of the Luso-American Development Foundation Jim Kelly; to learn about the evolution MakerSpace as well as offering a book donation to the space. ...
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Ambassador Remarks

Ambassador George E. Glass’s remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce event launching the investment survey of U.S. companies in Portugal (Barometro).  The investment report showcases the substantial and important greenfield and job creating investments that U.S. companies have made in Portugal. Remarks Good morning and thank you Antonio for the kind introduction. Before I ...
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