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International Religious Freedom Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 27, 2020 Twenty-two years ago today, the United States enacted the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act, reaffirming our commitment to promote and defend the fundamental right to religious freedom for all people everywhere.  Born of the vision of America’s founders, our government understood that an individual, ...
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Upcoming Event Alert – Embassy and Consular Agencies in Seville and Málaga will be Closed for a Public Holiday in Spain on November 2, 2020

Location: Spain Event: The U.S. Embassy and the consular agencies in Seville and Málaga (Fuengirola) will be closed on November 2, 2020. The U.S. Embassy Madrid and the consular agencies in Málaga (Fuengirola) and Seville will be closed on November 2, 2020, in observance of a holiday in Spain. Consequently, it will not be possible to drop off absentee ballots or Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots (FWAB) at these particular locations on November ...
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Spain National Day 2020

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO Spain National Day October 12, 2020 On behalf of the government of the United States and the American people, I offer my congratulations to the people of Spain on the occasion of the Fiesta Nacional de España. The United States counts Spain as one of its strongest Allies and ...
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Voting Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (September 29, 2020) If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election, it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away!  Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (28 September 2020) Location:  Barcelona, Spain Event:  Demonstrations and protests may occur over the next several days in response to a possible decision by Spain’s Supreme Court regarding Catalonia’s regional president.  Organized demonstrations and spontaneous protests may take place in Barcelona and other locations throughout ...
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