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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 24, 2019)   Location:  Dhaka  Event:  The U.S. Embassy is looking into reports about the need for heightened vigilance in Dhaka.  We are not aware of any specific threats. Embassy Operations:  All routine consular services remain available. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings. Avoid protests and demonstrations. Carry proper ...
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WE CAN END TB By: Earl R. Miller, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh

Nine year old Sabbir was ill.  For several weeks he complained of chest pain and had a bad cough, sometimes coughing blood.  His parents took him to a pharmacy where he was misdiagnosed and given ineffective medication.  When his symptoms did not go away, Sabbir went to a doctor who fortunately recognized the symptoms of ...
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Bangladesh Human Rights Report 2018

Bangladesh’s constitution provides for a parliamentary form of government, but in fact, most power resides in the Office of the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League party won a third consecutive five-year term in an improbably lopsided December parliamentary election that was not considered free and fair, and was marred by ...
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