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“Taste of America” Showcases American-Lebanese Commercial Partnership

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the American Lebanese Chamber of Commerce, hosted the fourth “Taste of America” lunch and exhibition on April 28 at BIEL’s Pavillon Royal.  “Taste of America” is a commercial event designed to showcase the goods and services of U.S. companies in Lebanon. Over 500 guests, including Minister of Agriculture Akram ...
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U.S. Embassy Organizes National Spelling Bee Competition for Lebanese Students

Today Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Marc Desjardins attended a Spelling Bee competition at the Baakline American Corner located at the Baakline National Library. Organized in partnership with the SMART Center for Media and Advocacy, the Embassy-funded Spelling Bee brought together young students to compete in spelling words in English that promote citizenship, human rights, ...
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Fraud Alert: The Ambassador Does Not Want Your Money

Media Notice For Immediate Release Internet scam artists have tried to impersonate American Ambassador David Hale and the American Embassy in an attempt to get Lebanese people to send them money.  Don’t believe them! In several of these attempts, these criminals have contacted people via social media with an invitation to connect to “David Hale.”  ...
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Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Visits Lebanon

Today Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken concluded a two-day visit to Lebanon where he met with Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Lebanese Armed Forces Commander Jean Qahwagi, Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt, and UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag. He also visited the ...
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U.S. Launches New Investment Fund for Lebanese Entrepreneurs

Today the Middle East and North Africa Investment Initiative (MENA-II) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Berytech Foundation, launched a $15 million program to support entrepreneurship in Lebanon. The ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in the presence of American Ambassador David Hale, USAID Deputy Assistant ...
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