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Secretary Clinton announces $12.5 million to improve Dominican public schools teaching, April 17

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a $12.5 million dollar follow-on and expansion of the USAID Effective School Program during a visit to the Rosa Duarte Public Elementary School in the Dominican Republic on Friday, April 17. This new five-year $12.5 million dollar project will increase the number of schools participating and provide a ... Read More»

Cholera Information

What is Cholera? Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. An estimated 3-5 million cases and over 100,000 deaths occur each year around the world. The infection is often mild or without symptoms, but can sometimes be severe. Approximately one in 20 (5%) infected persons ... Read More»

Green 5K Run

In keeping with the 2009 Green Diplomacy Initiative of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  to develop and implement policies that will reduce the State Department’s environmental footprint, empower employees to contribute to greening efforts and work on environmental issues around the globe, the U.S. Embassy Green Team is spearheading a Green 5K Run/Walk/Fair at Mirador ... Read More»