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Secretary Robert Wilkie of Veterans Affairs Hosts Wreath Laying Ceremony and Town Hall with FSM Veterans

July 30, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Robert A. Riley and high level U.S. Delegation visited Pohnpei State. In conjunction with the inauguration on July 29, 2019 of the new President of Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), His Excellency David W. Panuelo and returning Vice President Yosiwo P. George, a U.S. delegation, led by U.S. Secretary of ...
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U.S. State Department Announces 2019 Young Pacific Leaders Grant Recipients

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State has awarded 13 teams with funding through its 2019 Young Pacific Leaders (YPL) Small Grants Program. The selected teams, representing 11 different Pacific island countries and territories, will receive up to $10,000 to implement projects in the region related to the program’s core themes of education, environment and resource management, ...
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Interior Applauds President Trump for Executive Order on Economic Empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON – Doug Domenech, U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, today applauded President Donald J. Trump for signing the Executive Order on Economic Empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). “I applaud the specific recognition given in the Executive Order to naming the U.S. Pacific territories of American Samoa, ...
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