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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg at the Commemorative Ceremony of the 70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landings

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg at the Commemorative Ceremony 70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landings  Macarthur Memorial Park, Palo, Leyte October 20, 2014   President Aquino;  Distinguished representatives of the Government and Armed Forces of the Philippines;  Governor Petilla and other officials of the Leyte Provincial Government;  To the veterans here today;  ...
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U.S. Embassy Continues to Cooperate

The United States continues to fully cooperate and collaborate with Philippine authorities in all aspects of the case concerning the death of Jennifer Laude. Last week, City Prosecutors met with four witnesses and swore them to their statements in accordance with Philippine law, satisfying the requirements of the City Prosecutor and the “make available” language ...
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Embassy Statement on Olongapo Incident

October 14, 2014, Manila–The United States Embassy in Manila expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jeffrey Laude, also known as Jennifer.  A U.S. Marine has been identified as a possible suspect in the ongoing investigation. The suspected Marine is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, out of Camp Lejeune, North ...
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U.S. Helps Families Near Mayon Volcano

October 08, 2014 — The U.S. government has provided Php4.4 million to assist displaced families affected by the Mayon Volcano in Albay province.    The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology placed Mayon Volcano under Alert Level 3, which prompted the Provincial Government of Albay to evacuate more than 12,000 families living within the six-kilometer ...
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