Global Wellness Day Run: June 11, 2017

Thanks to our partners: Hilton Hotel, Clinica Esperanza, Policlinico Loeri Comba, Lufthansa, Ministry of Health, Hospital La Paz de Malabo, BBPP, BTMP and the general public, this year’s Global Wellness Day celebration was a great success with food, prizes, and merriment.  Eager participants of all ages ran in the rain and attended an informative health ... Read More»

2017 Mandela Washington (YALI) Pre-departure Orientation

Six eager Mandela Washington fellows visited U.S. Embassy Malabo for their pre-departure orientation.  PAO Jason Seymour described everything they needed to know about the dynamic, multi-week program that focuses on developing impactful leadership skills.  In addition, the majority of participants had never traveled to the United States and this adventure will be their first opportunity. ... Read More»

Village of Ureka Gets a Crash Course in Health

  San Antonio de Ureka is a small village on the southern coast of Bioko Sur, approximately 25 miles from the closest health care facility.  Since “Urekan” villagers have no phone service, cars, or even first aid kits, any injuries to residents can quickly lead to serious trouble.  Last weekend, U.S. Embassy Malabo’s nurses visited ... Read More»

Equatorial Guinea: Concerns Regarding Arrests and Extrajudicial Restrictions on Movement

The United States is deeply concerned by reports of detentions and restrictions on movement of Equatoguinean citizens for political reasons. Guillermo Nguema Ela, a leader of the opposition party Republican Democratic Force (FDR) was detained on March 17, flown to his native village near the mainland city of Mongomo, and directed not to leave the ... Read More»

International Women’s Day

Secretary Kerry Op-Ed – International Women’s Day,  March 8, 2015 Every day, we read about women and girls around the world who are victims of heinous violence. From Iraqi women abducted and enslaved by ISIL to Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped and forced into marriage, these tragedies seem to belong to medieval times. Too often, women bear ... Read More»
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