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Remarks by Ambassador Robert Yamate – Ceremony for the Launching of the 2015-2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Project

Prime Minister’s Palace Museum in Andafiavaratra| Thursday, January 21, 2016 Honorable Minister, Colleagues, and friends, It is a great pleasure for me to be here this morning for the launching of this project, the “Preservation of the 19th Century Prime Minister’s Palace Museum in Andafiavaratra.” This project, unlike any other that the U.S. Embassy has ever ...
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2016 English Microscholarship Access Program

The Embassy of the United States supports Malagasy youth education through English Microscholarships The Embassy of the United States and the English Teaching Program (ETP) launched the call for this year’s “English Microscholarship Access Program”.  The program calls for the participation of talented teenagers of 13 to 20 year-old from public high schools that come from ...
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Protest Near Democracy Park on January 9, 2016

A protest organized by “Hetsika Madagasikara ho an’ny Malagasy” is planned for Saturday, January 9 in Antananarivo, in Ambohijatovo, near Democracy Park. Such demonstrations have turned violent in the past and there is the possibility of conflict with authorities about holding a political demonstration. Organizers stated they would march from the Democracy Square in Ambohijatovo to ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Robert T. Yamate Disney Conservation Hero Award – Prof. Jonah Ratsimbazafy American Center Tanjombato

I am so very happy to be here this evening, to present the Disney Conservation Hero award to Prof. Jonah Ratsimbazafy. It is an important honor not just for him personally, but for the organizations with which he has worked over his long career.  His work, and this award, bring attention to the importance of ...
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USAID Mission Director Signs Governance, Environment and Health Amendment Agreements with Minister of Finance

USAID Mission Director Susan Sawhill Riley and Minister of Finance and Budget Rakotoarimanana Gervais have signed three grant agreement amendments for support to Madagascar’s governance, environment and health. The Minister of Water, Hygiene and Sanitation, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior and Decentralization, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, Ecology, the ...
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