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Updated Requirements for Air Travelers to the U.S. due to COVID-19 

PRESS RELEASE  Updated Requirements for Air Travelers to the U.S. due to COVID-19 Octobre 29, 2021   The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has announced a new Order for all air passengers traveling to the United States. Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status, and a negative COVID-19 test three days prior to boarding an airplane to the United States.  Exceptions to this policy will be extremely limited:  children under 18  people medically unable to receive the vaccine  emergency travelers who do not have timely access to a vaccine  Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis.  U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are ...
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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the International Day of Democracy

Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the International Day of Democracy SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES   This International Day of Democracy, we reaffirm a basic truth: that democracy—government of the people, by the people, and for the people—is humanity’s most enduring means to advance peace, prosperity, and security. It is how we best safeguard ...
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Speech by Amy Holman at the National Fire Brigade Headquarters 

Speech by Amy Holman, Deputy Chief of Mission  National Fire Brigade Headquarters   Avenue El Hadji Malick Sy, Dakar     Dear Minister of Interior – Antoine Felix Diome Dear Fire Brigade Commander – Brigadier General Mor Seck Valued partners and guests,  Good morning.   Assalam Aleikoum     It is a joy to be here today, speaking at ...
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Vol inaugural d’Air Sénégal vers les Etats-Unis – Allocution de l’Ambassadeur Mushingi

Allocution de l’Ambassadeur Mushingi Vol inaugural d’Air Sénégal vers les Etats-Unis AIBD, Dakar   Chers Participants, Mesdames, Messieurs,    Bonsoir.  C’est avec plaisir que je participe à ce moment d’exception en compagnie de tant d’invités et de voyageurs prestigieux.  C’est réellement un formidable évènement, ce premier vol d’Air Sénégal vers les Etats-Unis d’Amérique ou nous consoliderons notre partenariat avec des réunions à ...
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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on World Humanitarian Day

Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on World Humanitarian Day AUGUST 19, 2021• STATEMENTS AND RELEASES On this World Humanitarian Day, we pay tribute to the humanitarian workers and everyone on the ground – from all walks of life and nationalities – advocating for and delivering life-saving aid to the most vulnerable every day. We also reaffirm our ...
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