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Funding Opportunity: Sports Envoy 2020 “¡Gol! Empowering women and girls through soccer”

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Notification of Funding Opportunity U.S. EMBASSY SANTO DOMINGO PUBLIC AFFAIRS Sports Envoy 2020   Announcement Type: Grant Funding Opportunity Title: Sports Envoy 2020 “¡Gol! Empowering women and girls through soccer” CFDA Number: 19.040 – General Department of State Assistance Date Opened: Thursday, February 20, 2020 Closing Date and Time for Submission ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Locations: Government offices in Santo Domingo, and cities and towns throughout the Dominican Republic. Event: The recent suspension of municipal elections has resulted in protests that could continue up to the rescheduled elections on March 15th.  Protests have occurred outside of the Junta Central Electoral in Santo Domingo, but major government buildings like Congress or ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Location: Cities and towns throughout the Dominican Republic Event: Election Security Precaution   Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Dominican municipal elections scheduled for 16 Feb 2020 have been suspended.  This could result in protests, particularly near voting locations. Actions to Take: Avoid voting areas. Monitor local media for updates. General Guidance: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address to the Congress of the United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. February 4, 2020  [Excerpts related to foreign policy] *             *             *             * One of the single biggest promises I made to the American people was to replace the disastrous NAFTA trade deal.  In fact, unfair trade is perhaps the single biggest reason that I decided ...
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Haiti-DR Private Sector Meeting on Border Security and Control

February 5, 2020 Joint Statement On February 5, 2020, representatives of private sector organizations and government officials from Haiti and the Dominican Republic met at the CODEVI industrial park along the border to further discussions on developing a more secure and prosperous border for both nations. This was the third such meeting convened by the ...
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