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U.S., U.K. and Chile Commemorate 200th Anniversary of Battle of Valparaiso

On March 28, U.S., British, and Chilean officials headed two ceremonies marking the 200th anniversary of the Naval Battle that took place in the Valparaiso Bay in 1814. U.S. Ambassador to Chile Michael Hammer, British Ambassador Fiona Clouder, and Chilean Navy Captain Andres Rodrigo –on behalfof Commander of the Chilean Navy’s First Naval Zone Rear ...
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Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge

Challenge will award funding and support to high-impact solutions that help SMEs in Latin America grow and succeed. The U.S. Department of State has partnered with World Environment Center to launch the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge. The mission of this challenge is to discover and reward local, high-impact solutions that help small, and medium-sized ...
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U.S. Exhibits Aircraft and Hosts Trade Pavilion at FIDAE 2014

Once again, the United States is participating in the International Air and Space show, FIDAE 2014, that is taking place in Santiago from March 25 to 30. The U.S. is hosting a trade pavilion comprised of more than 75 exhibitors, representing civil and commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, maintenance, aerospace technologies, and airport services. In ...
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U.S. Senator Tom Harkin Leads Congressional Delegation to Visit Chile

United States Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) is leading a delegation to Chile March 16-19 on a visit that will include stops throughout South America. Senator Harkin is Chairman of the Senate Health, Education Labor & Pension (HELP) Committee. The delegation also includes Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Bernard Sanders (I-VT); Representatives George Miller (D-11th/CA) and ...
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