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Joint declaration of the Chiefs of Mission of the U.S., U.K., Switzerland, and Canada

Date: 14 June 2019 Subject: Joint declaration of the Chiefs of Mission of the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Canada We are deeply concerned by the increase in political tension in the Democratic Republic of Congo created by the decisions of the Constitutional Court to invalidate the elections of over 30 parliamentarians, most of ...
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CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC

Date: June 12, 2019 Subject: CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, to support the inter-agency response to the current Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (May 29, 2019)

Location:  Kinshasa Event: On Thursday, May 30, the remains of Mr. Etienne Tshisekedi is scheduled to arrive at Ndjili Airport at 8am in preparation for his funeral and burial. Due to the expectation of heavy crowds throughout the city the Embassy will close at 12:30pm.  Additionally, if an official holiday is declared by the DRC government, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens-IRS webinars (May 22, 2019)

Please consider messaging your registrants about these upcoming IRS webinars. Sign up here: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-tax-practitioners . IRS – Webinars for Tax Practitioners June 6 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion June 13 Taxation of Employees of Foreign Governments and International Organizations June 19 Self-Employment Tax June 20 Self-Employment Tax Spanish June 27 Determining Tax Residency   Assistance: U.S. Embassy ...
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U.S. Committed to Contributing to the Fight Against Corruption in Congo

Date: May 21, 2019 Subject: U.S. Committed to Contributing to the Fight Against Corruption in Congo U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Heather Merritt visited the DRC this week to support President Tshisekedi’s efforts to combat corruption and to discuss opportunities to deepen the ...
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