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AmCham Thanksgiving Dinner – Ambassador Palmer’s Speech

Ambassador Palmer Speech AmCham Thanksgiving Dinner November 18, 2023 As prepared for delivery   Good evening, everyone! Thanksgiving is a cherished American holiday, as you all know, and one that is often all the more poignant for those of us far from family!  I love to tell the story of the pilgrims – it’s a ... Read More»

Ambassador Palmer Remarks at the Marine Ball

Ambassador Palmer Remarks at the Marine Ball November 11, 2023 As prepared for delivery   Honorable Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta Honorable Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Samuel Abdulai Jinapor Honorable Deputy Minister for Defence Kofi Amankwah-Manu Chief of Defence Staff Vice Admiral Seth Amoama Chief of Army Staff Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah Chief ... Read More»

Ghana – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Updated to reflect threats against LGBTQI+ travelers. Exercise increased caution in Ghana due to crime and violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Exercise increased caution in: Parts of the Bono East, Bono, Savannah, Northern, North East, and Upper East regions due to civil unrest. ... Read More»

What Do You Know About Fishing? – U.S. Commemorates World Fisheries Day with a Quiz Show

Accra, GHANA – On November 19, 2023, the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) collaborated with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) for World Fisheries Day. To commemorate the day, GBC organized a special fisheries-themed edition of their popular ‘What Do You Know?’ quiz. The event was held as part ... Read More»