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Trafficking in Persons: Ghana Must Do More to End Modern Slavery

Ghana repeats on Tier 2 Watch List; must increase efforts or risk losing U.S. aid Washington, D.C./Accra, GHANA – On June 30, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. The 2016 TIP Report includes narratives for 188 countries and territories, ...
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United States of America’s 240th Independence Day Celebration Remarks by Ambassador Robert P. Jackson

Honorable Minister of Employment and Labor Relations, Honorable Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Traditional and Religious Leaders, Members of the Press, And all our other distinguished guests, Mema moadwo and akwaaba.  Babs, Melinda and I, as well as all of our colleagues, warmly welcome you to our ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016.Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: IRS Webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers”

The U.S. Embassy in Accra reminds U.S. citizens that The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” on June 29, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. To register and attend this webinar, use the Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers webinar link available at: www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/445/15416 . Attendees should log ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Robert P. Jackson: Action Chapel International Entrepreneurs’ Prayer Breakfast Meeting

Honorable Minister, Your Eminence Archbishop Duncan-Williams, Bishops, Colleagues, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you and good morning.  A little over a week ago, I joined Minister of Employment and Labor Relations Haruna Iddrisu for a tour of Dignity–Do The Right Thing, a U.S.-Ghanaian joint venture textile company operating in the South Industrial Area, right here ...
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