News & Events

LePHIA 2020 Survey Comes to Maseru

On Tuesday, February 11, Ambassador Rebecca Gonzales, Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso and the Deputy Minister of Health Hon. ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli visited the Letlapeng village in Morija in a bid to help amplify the ongoing Lesotho Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (LePHIA) 2020 survey as it kicks off data collection in the Maseru district. This ...
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United States Supports Economic Prosperity in Lesotho through New AGOA Strategy

The Ministry of Trade and Industry launched an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Utilization Strategy for Lesotho in Maseru, January 22, 2020. The strategy, developed with support from the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub, is designed to increase trade and investment, support economic development, and diversify sources of growth for Lesotho. Effective use of the strategy will position ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Rebecca Gonzales at the Launch of the AGOA Response Strategy, January 22, 2020

Khotsong, Bo ‘M’e le Bo ‘Ntate Please allow me to pay my respects to: His Majesty King Letsie III; The Right Honorable the Prime Minister Honorable Ministers of Cabinet; particularly the Minister of Trade and Industry the Honorable Halebonoe Sets’abi Government Officials Members of the National AGOA Steering Committee Business Leaders Media colleagues Distinguished Guests, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maseru

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maseru (January 8, 2020) Location: Lesotho Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a ...
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U.S. Embassy to Lesotho Security Alert

Event:  Holidays in Lesotho provide increased risk for criminal activity. There is a heightened risk of armed robbery, and assault. Travelers to Lesotho are perceived to have gifts or large amounts of cash. Actions to Take:  Exercise additional vigilance throughout the holiday season and at holiday events. Review your personal security plans. Be aware of ...
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