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Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Dinner

When Dr. King visited the Netherlands in 1964, he said, “Honesty and realism impel me to admit that we still have a long, long way to go. But I think the important thing is that we are making progress.” At Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Dinner in the Hague, Chargé d’Affaires Shawn Crowley said ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in The Hague on Friday, January 27, 2017- Friday, May, 26, 2017

The Dutch Police have informed the U.S. Embassy that the Cameroonian diaspora is planning for demonstrations to occur every Friday beginning on January 27, 2017, until on or about May 26, 2017. They plan to march from Raad Van State to the U.S. Embassy and back from 13:00 – 15:00 hours each Friday. Even demonstrations ...
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Remarks by CDA Shawn Crowley at American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands 55 Years Gala

It is my pleasure to congratulate the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands on its 55 years of service to the business community. Though much has changed in the past half century, indeed in the past half year, AmCham has remained a constant motor of prosperity for American companies and for the Netherlands.  The ...
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Defense Secretary Speaks With NATO Chief, British, Canadian Counterparts

Source: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1057475/defense-secretary-speaks-with-nato-chief-british-canadian-counterparts WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017 — In separate calls today, Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke with his counterparts from the United Kingdom and Canada and with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, according to readouts of the calls provided by Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis. Mattis’ first call to a defense counterpart since his confirmation ...
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Colson Whitehead in The Hague

American author Colson Whitehead visited the Netherlands last week to participate in the Winternachten Literature Festival in The Hague (January 19-22). The most recent National Book Award for Fiction winner talked about his award-winning novel “The Underground Railroad,” a story about fugitive slaves Cora and Caesar in the ante-bellum South. The network of Americans, black and ...
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