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Secretary Pompeo on Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 4, 2019 We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened by ...
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March 2, 2019: Egypt’s Fifth Annual Maker Faire

Maker Faire The fifth annual Maker Faire Cairo is taking place at the  Smart Village , organized by  Fab Lab Egypt  and  San3a Events  collaboration with U.S. Embassy Cairo ’s American Center. Join this educational event with more than 200 Makers20 speakers , and 35 hands-on activities – as well as performances, there will be also a special area for kids. For more information and tickets: Tickets (online): https://goo.gl/tYVfQD
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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant culture, singular accomplishments, and ...
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Black History Month – 2019

Throughout February, the U.S. Embassy Cairo will host a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month!. Check this page regularly as we add our activities through the month. “National African American History Month is an occasion to rediscover the enduring stories of African Americans and the gifts of freedom, purpose, and opportunity ...
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U.S. Embassy Cairo Brings American “Writers’ Room” to Egypt

February 3, 2019 Cairo – During January 2019, the U.S. Embassy collaborated with the Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI), and Egyptian script development and screenwriters hub Birthmark Scenario to conduct a weeklong series of workshops for television scriptwriters.  These workshops provided Egyptian screenwriters with face-to-face access to expert American screenwriters in order to exchange ideas ...
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