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Re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba

THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  Please have a seat. More than 54 years ago, at the height of the Cold War, the United States closed its embassy in Havana.  Today, I can announce that the United States has agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba, and re-open embassies in our respective ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Opposition Demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela June 26, 2015

U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that an opposition march will take place tomorrow, Friday, June 26 at 9:30 a.m. in Caracas beginning at Ciudad Banesco in Bello Monte, and ending at Plaza Brión in Chacaito. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, ...
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LGBT Pride Month

President Obama has proclaimed June 2015 to be LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered) Pride month.  We, the U.S. Embassy community, are committed to advancing human rights for all, including LGBT individuals. Fostering of a culture of inclusion, respect, and dignity by working to promote acceptance of LBGT people around the world is a top ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Opposition Demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela June 20, 2015

U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that an opposition march will take place tomorrow, Saturday, June 20 at 10:00 a.m. in Caracas, Venezuela beginning at Iglesia La Guadalupe in Las Mercedes and Plaza Bolivar in Chacao and ending at Plaza Jose Marti (Brion) in Chacaito. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest March on June 17, 2015

U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that a march is expected to take place beginning at Plaza Brion in Chacaito and ending at OEA headquarters in Las Mercedes.  The march will start at 10:00 am on June 17, 2015. Even marches intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution ...
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