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United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to Panama and Costa Rica

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel February 10-13 to Panama and Costa Rica to review consular operations and meet with foreign government counterparts. The Assistant Secretary will underscore our deep and sustained commitment on a variety of consular issues, including the welfare and safety of U.S. citizens … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to Panama and Costa Rica

United States | The United States Supports the Venezuelan People With Humanitarian Assistance

United States – Recognizing the regional Humanitarian Crisis: Former President Nicolas Maduro‘s systematic economic mismanagement, corruption, and violent oppression have caused severe shortages of food and medicine and needless human suffering, resulting in an exodus of millions of Venezuelans to neighboring countries. The spiraling effects of this political and man-made economic crisis have dire humanitarian … Continue reading United States | The United States Supports the Venezuelan People With Humanitarian Assistance

The 6 Countries with the Best Healthcare in the World 2019—InternationalLiving.com

  BALTIMORE, MD./ JANUARY 23, 2019 (STL.News) “Medical bills you can afford, doctors who make house calls and healthcare so affordable retirees are simply paying out of pocket—that’s just the reality for those who live in the spots that score the highest in the Healthcare category of this year’s Annual Global Retirement Index,” says International … Continue reading The 6 Countries with the Best Healthcare in the World 2019—InternationalLiving.com

Panama, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica Named Best Caribbean Countries for the American Real Estate Investor

  NEW YORK/ Dec. 4, 2018 (STL.News) WIRE Consulting, an independent company specialized exclusively in International Real Estate services, sees a wide range of potential opportunities for the American real estate investor in Panama, the Dominican Republic or Costa Rica. A growing presence of international buyers from all over the world are making their way … Continue reading Panama, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica Named Best Caribbean Countries for the American Real Estate Investor

TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

TAMPA, Fla.— Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao and Miguel Borja scored second-half goals to lead Colombia over the United States 4-2 on Thursday night in an exhibition that marked the return of American captain Michael Bradley to the national team following a one-year absence. James Rodriguez put Colombia ahead with a pretty curling shot from just … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

5 Best Countries for an Exotic, Affordable Golfing Retirement—Internationalliving.com

BALTIMORE, Md./ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) “A much-cited advantage—and joy—of retirement is being able to spend your days as you see fit, indulging in your favorite passions, such as golf,” says International Living’s Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens. “That can prove to be a prohibitively expensive pastime in North America, but in the right places overseas, … Continue reading 5 Best Countries for an Exotic, Affordable Golfing Retirement—Internationalliving.com

WASHINGTON | OAS condemns human rights abuses in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON  — The Organization of American States adopted a resolution Wednesday condemning human rights abuses committed by Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians since protests against President Daniel Ortega began in mid-April. The resolution, which was adopted 21-3 with seven abstentions, also criticized the harassment of Roman Catholic bishops. Catholic officials who have been mediating … Continue reading WASHINGTON | OAS condemns human rights abuses in Nicaragua

DETROIT  | Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

DETROIT  — Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year. The world’s largest hotel company said Wednesday that the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. Bethesda, Maryland-based Marriott says the year-long timeframe will … Continue reading DETROIT  | Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019