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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  06/29/21 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Ambassador Hammer Announces Expanded Programs, Stresses Good Governance in Meeting with Vice-Minister of Mines

Ambassador Mike Hammer met with Vice-Minister of Mines, Godard Motemona Gibolum, on July 12 to discuss U.S. government assistance to the mining sector and efforts to combat corruption.  The Ambassador delivered two letters to Vice-Minister Motemona from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking; the first announced ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with DRC President Tshisekedi

U.S. DEPARTMENT of STATE Office of the Spokesperson READOUT JULY 20, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:‎ Secretary Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi.  They discussed the strengthened ties between the United States and the DRC and pledged to continue to work together ...
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United States Renews Development Cooperation Strategy with the Government of the DRC totaling $1.6 Billion Dollars Over 5 Years

U.S. EMBASSY KINSHASHA, CONGO For Immediate Release Tuesday, July, 20th, 2021 Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Paul Sabatine signed a new Country Development Cooperation Strategy with His Excellency, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Samy Adubango Awotho. Estimated at $1.6 billion U.S. Dollars over five years, this investment—which is made possible thanks ...
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