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CAGs bring hope to those living with HIV

The air was dry, the cloudless sky blue, and the road dusty in the quiet sleepy town of Outjo. With the sun shining mercilessly, hot air blew through the community hall’s windows and wide-open doors on the side and back of the hall.  In this hall situated in Damara location was a sea of yellow ...
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Statement by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jess Long for December 10 Human Rights Day

Windhoek – December 10 is Human Rights Day.  On this day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a powerful document that strengthens and affirms core values that the United States and Namibia share.  Human rights – and working for and protecting them – is a foundation of the very ...
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Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Jess Long at the New Embassy Compound “Topping Out” Ceremony

The new United States Embassy behind us has reached a very important milestone. Our team has successfully reached the highest point in the construction of our new home. I am very happy to be at this “Topping Out” ceremony to recognize this important achievement and what it signifies. To start with, I find it simply ...
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New U.S. Embassy Compound “Topping Out” Ceremony

Windhoek – Today, the U.S. Embassy held a “Topping Out” ceremony at the new U.S. Embassy site to celebrate the construction of the new building reaching its highest point. The ceremony, hosted by the Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, Jess Long, and attended by the Deputy Minister of Internati onal Relations and Cooperation, Hon. Jenelly Matundu, acknowledged and congratulated ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Namibia, countrywide  Event: On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the ...
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