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U.S. Rice Assistance Boosts Relief Efforts for Typhoon Yolanda Survivors

February 27, 2014, Cebu City — The U.S. government today formally turned over 1,500 metric tons of rice as part of its continuing commitment to support the Philippine government’s post-Yolanda relief and reconstruction.   U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg said, “I am pleased to handover this rice assistance to our partners from the Philippine Department ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks On the Release of the Annual Country Report on Human Rights

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 27, 2014 Remarks Secretary of State John Kerry On the Release of the Annual Country Report on Human Rights  February 27, 2014 Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C.   SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, good morning, everybody.  Excuse me.  I’ve got a little allergies this morning, ...
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U.S. Embassy Press Statement: Despite Gains, Challenges Remains According to the 2013 United States Human Rights Report on the Philippines

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 United States Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (“the Human Rights Reports.”)  The Secretary is required each year to provide the United States Congress with “a full and complete report regarding … the status of internationally recognized human rights.”  In accordance with ...
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