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    Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

    President Obama: "And this ruling is a victory for America. This decision affirms what millions of Americans already believe in their hearts: When all Americans are treated as equal we are all more free."

  • John Kerry(DOS photo)

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

    The Human Rights Reports detail the violence and abuse suffered both at the hands of governments and of non-state actors by people all over the world.

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    White House Iftar Honors Shared Values

    "Our Iftar is also a reminder of the freedoms that bind us together as Americans, including the freedom of religion -- that inviolable right to practice our faiths freely." - President Obama

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    Country Reports on Terrorism 2014

    "Country Reports on Terrorism 2014 fulfills an important congressional mandate and provides us with an opportunity to review the state of terrorism worldwide and define the nature and the scope of the terrorist threat."

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    Secretary Kerry on Portugal Day

    Statement by Secretary Kerry on the occasion of Portugal Day, June 10.

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    Embassy Holds Ceremony to Honor LGBT Pride Month

    The Embassy held a ceremony today to commemorate Gay Pride Month that was attended by politicians, diplomatic community, members of civil society, academia and the press.  

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    Embassy Lisbon Partnership in Entrepreneur Exchange Web Chat

    Embassy Lisbon, in partnership with American Corner@FCT-NOVA, served as an anchor post for a live worldwide web chat on the theme, "Raising Capital: Trends and Innovations" hosted by ECA Alumni Division. 

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    U.S. Embassy Leads Life Sciences Mission in Portugal

    The Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon organized a Life Sciences Trade Mission to Portugal on June 1-3, 2015 that included stops in Lisbon, Coimbra, Braga and Porto. 

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    From Massachusetts to Embassy Lisbon

    On May 15, a group of students from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth visited the American Embassy Lisbon for a briefing on how an embassy works.  

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    Embassy Lisbon Supports Translation Prize

    Embassy Lisbon once again supported Catholic University’s annual Prémio Traduzir, an event that recognizes outstanding works of translation by Portuguese high school students throughout the country.  

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    Students from Babson College at the U.S. Embassy

    On May 11, 2015 the Embassy hosted a group of students from Babson College, Massachusetts, who are currently taking the course “Spain/Portugal Start-up Strategy” about the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the two Iberian countries. 

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