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United States Trade Representative Michael Froman Visits Chile

The United States Trade Representative (USTR), Ambassador Michael Froman, traveled to Chile and Peru February 3-4 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with high-level officials. The TPP, now in the late stages of negotiation, is a 12-country effort to negotiate a high-standard agreement to open markets across the Asia-Pacific and support job creation. The agreement ...
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State of the Union Address

THE PRESIDENT: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans:Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades. An entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech startup, and ...
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Consular outreach in southern Chile

Vice-Consul Sarah Clymer visited Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales on January 21 and 22.  During the visit which focused on providing services to American citizens in the region, Clymer also discussed emergency management preparation with ONEMI director David Tapia.  In order to improve the safety of Americans visiting Torres del Paine, Clymer met with CONAF ...
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State of the Union Address Deeply Rooted in American History

When President Obama addresses other leaders of the U.S. federal government on January 28 he will be fulfilling a constitutional obligation and following a long-standing tradition of American presidents. The U.S. Constitution requires that the president report to Congress “from time to time” on the “State of the Union.” This constitutional requirement has evolved into ...
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