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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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Ambassador Goldberg’s Remarks As Prepared for the FOCAP Prospects Forum

Ambassador’s Remarks for FOCAP Prospects Forum February 24 2014 (as prepared)    FOCAP President Gutierrez Chief of Staff General Bautista Secretary Deles Commissioner Jacinto-Henares Mr. Chua Members of FOCAP I appreciate the opportunity to speak to you today and your flexibility on my arrival time.  I regret that I will not be able to stay ...
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The U.S. Embassy Brings the Best of the U.S.A. to Manila with “America In 3D”

February 24, 2014, Manila — The U.S. Embassy is proud to present America in 3D , our flagship multi-media, entertainment, and education event at SM Mall of Asia on March 1 and 2.   America in 3D  is a unique “road show” showcasing the U.S. Embassy and its programs, services, and people throughout the Philippines.   The three “D’s” of Development, ...
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Commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet Arrives in Manila

Manila, February 24, 2014 — Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., arrived in Manila today on his first official visit to the Philippines as the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.    During his visit Adm. Harris is scheduled to meet with Ambassador Philip Goldberg, make an office call on Vice Admiral Jose Luis M. Alano, Flag-Officer-In-Command, at the headquarters of the Philippine ...
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