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Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (Sept. 23, 2019)

Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (Sept. 23, 2019)  Location:  Road on either side of the new, southernmost bridge in Dili Event:  The U.S. Embassy is expanding its dangerous road advisory as a result of ongoing martial art gang incidents and subsequent police and military operations along Banana Road.  The new advisory covers the section of ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of new Restroom Facility at the Becora School of Hospitality and Tourism

Good morning. My respects to: 1) Major General Lere, Chief of Defense for the F-FDTL 2) Major General Ellwood, Commander of Australia’s 1st Division 3) Colonel Burnside, USINDOPACOM Policy Director for Southeast Asia Good morning.  I am happy to be here with all of you today to celebrate the construction of the new restroom facility ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at the Closing Ceremony of Harii Hamutuk 2019

Bon Dia. My respects to: 1) Major General Lere, Chief of Defense for the F-FDTL 2) Ambassador Roberts and Major General Ellwood 3) Colonel Yoichiro Rokutan, Chief of International Security Cooperation 4) Colonel Burnside, USINDOPACOM Policy Director for Southeast Asia honored guests; and participants of HARI’I HAMUTUK 2019. I will also like to acknowledge LTC ...
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Assistant Secretary David R. Stilwell Visits Timor-Leste

On August 30 U.S. Assistant Secretary Stilwell and Ambassador Fitzpatrick met with President of the Republic, Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo. President Lu-Olo expressed his support for the work of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation and other U.S. assistance in advancing a prosperous and democratic Timor-Leste. In the same day, Assistant Secretary Stilwell also met with Prime ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at the Launch of the U.S. Embassy Dili’s Marie Colvin Memorial English Journalism Scholarship

My respects to: Assistant Secretary Stilwell His Excellency Merício Juvinal dos Reis ‘Akara’, Secretary of State for Social Communication DLA Piper Delegation MA State Representative Tony Cabral, MA State Senator Marc Pacheco, Judge Phillip Rapoza and Dr. Iskander Rehman from the Pell Center Members of the Press I am honored to be in Timor-Leste as ...
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