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Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact II Development Approaches Final Stages in Lesotho

Maseru, Lesotho, October 14, 2021: The Government of Lesotho, through the Lesotho Millennium Development Agency (LMDA), is currently developing its second compact with the support of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The Lesotho compact development is an ongoing process that includes continuous dialogue between LMDA, MCC, and stakeholders to tap into different views and opinions, ...
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Department of Labor Child Labor TDA Report Release

Maseru, Lesotho, September 30, 2021: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published the 20th edition of its annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (TDA Report), in accordance with the U.S. Trade and Development Act of 2000. The TDA Report includes an assessment of government action to advance efforts in eliminating the ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Law Enforcement Partnership with the Kingdom of Lesotho

Maseru, Lesotho, September 24, 2021: The United States Embassy in Maseru hosted a team of law enforcement agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) to conduct the first phase of a potential multi-year project to create the Kingdom of Lesotho’s first national criminal fingerprint database. At the request of ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Keisha Toms Boutaleb at the Project ECHO Launch 

Virtual Address, August 27, 2021: Lumelang bo-‘M’e le Bo-Ntate,  Please allow me to start by paying my respects to His Majesty King Letsie III, The Right Honorable the Prime Minister, Honorable members of His Majesty’s cabinet, especially the Minister of Health, Honorable Semano Sekatle, Their Excellencies Heads of Diplomatic Mission and International Organizations, Ladies and ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Rebecca E. Gonzales at the LePHIA 2020 Summary Sheet Release

U.S. Ambassador’s Residence, Maseru, Lesotho, August 18, 2021:     Lumelang bo-‘M’e le Bo-Ntate!  Please allow me to start off by paying my respects to His Majesty King Letsie III, Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso, who is also the LePHIA survey Patron, The Right Honorable the Prime Minister, Honorable members of His Majesty’s cabinet, ...
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