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Mali to Participate in Flintlock 2019

More than 2,000 service members from more than 30 African and western partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2019 at multiple locations in Burkina Faso and Mauritania from February 18 – March 1, 2019. More than 2,000 service members from more than 30 African and western partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2019 at multiple ...
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President Trump’s Proclamation for African American History Month 2019

In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant culture, singular accomplishments, and ...
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Partnering for Community Policing in Mali

January 29, 2019- Charge d’Affaires Gregory Garland met with six Malian law enforcement officers at the U.S. Embassy in advance of their trip to Botswana for the U.S. sponsored International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) for Community Policing and Crisis Leadership.  The U.S. Embassy supports this program because it improves leadership and police-community relations.  The symposium ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

December 21, 2018 Location: Bamako Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bamako reminds U.S. citizens that security measures in Mali remain heightened due to crime and ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Africa. Extremists continue to focus on locations such as shopping centers, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places ...
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