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Op-Ed by Ambassador Doherty: Opportunities for University Studies in the U.S.

(English text) “Last year, 22 Cypriots started their undergraduate degrees in the U.S.  They received over $2 million in scholarships from U.S. universities.” In the year and a half that I have been the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, I have travelled all over the island.   No matter where I go—visiting historical sites, hiking in ...
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AMVER Awards – More than 50 years of Saving Lives at Sea

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) and the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia co-organized a ceremony in Limassol on November 29, 2016 to recognize shipping companies participating in the U.S. Coast Guard’s voluntary AMVER program.  AMVER, which stands for Automated Mutual-assistance Vessel Rescue, is a mutual assistance program for craft in distress on the high seas. AMVER ...
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Cyprus Has Not Been Added to the Visa Waiver Program

There have been widespread press reports this week that Cyprus has been added to the Visa Waiver Program.  These reports are false.  While progress continues to be made, Cyprus has not yet met all of the threshold requirements for admission to the program.  Cypriots wishing to travel to the United States still require a visa.  ...
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Ambassador Doherty’s Remarks on U.S. Election Results

Good morning everyone.  I stayed up all night as I think many of you did.  The night is still continuing, since we don’t have final results; but probably will within an hour or so.  Right now it looks like the presumptive winner will be Donald Trump but we still don’t know, it’s still a little ...
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