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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to Panama, Costa Rica

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson February 8, 2019 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel February 10-13 to Panama and Costa Rica to review consular operations and meet with foreign government counterparts. The Assistant Secretary will underscore our deep and sustained commitment on a variety of consular issues, ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location: Loma Yuca, Santa Catalina District, Comarca Ngäbe Buglé (Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Veraguas), Panama Event: On February 1, 2019 the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced that Panama is experiencing an outbreak of whooping cough (Pertussis). As of January 31, 2019, the Ministry reports a total of 81 cases, with nine confirmed deaths. All of ...
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United States Donates New Hangar and Equipment to Panama’s Security Forces

Darien, February 5, 2019. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Roxanne Cabral and Panama’s Security Minister Jonattan Del Rosario participated in the inauguration ceremony of the new hangar at the Panamanian aerial base Mayor Salvador Cordoba in Nicanor, donated by the U.S. government to strengthen security operations in Panama. “Our intention is to support you with the ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Saint Malo

Washington, D.C., February 4, 2019. Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo today in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ongoing crises in Venezuela and Nicaragua.  Secretary Pompeo expressed appreciation for Panama’s regional leadership role in maintaining international attention on those crises within the Organization of American ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Sanctions Against PDVSA and Venezuela Oil Sector

January 28, 2019. Today, the United States has taken necessary actions to prevent the illegitimate former Maduro regime from further plundering Venezuela’s assets and natural resources. The United States has determined that persons operating in Venezuela’s oil sector may now be subject to sanctions pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 signed by President Trump on ...
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