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Ambassador-designate Richard Carlton Paschall III

Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia

Ambassador-designate Paschall arrived in The Gambia on March 14, 2019, and looks forward to presenting his credentials to His Excellency President Adama Barrow at the earliest opportunity. Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is the U.S. Ambassador to the…

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Gambia: United States Department of State Acknowledges Gambia’s Commitment to Religious Freedom

The Ambassador encouraged Sunni and Ahmadi Muslims to practice restraint and tolerance and to allow one another to coexist in mutual respect and acceptance

As required by the U.S. Congress, the United States Department of State released the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report on May 29, acknowledging the commitment of the government of The Gambia towards religious freedom and tolerance. Selected excerpts of that report follow. In January 2017, President Adama Barrow announced the…

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Ambassador Alsup: United States Committed to Expanding Trade Links with The Gambia

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) covers an expanded list of 6,400 products from Africa, including handicrafts and footwear, fish and fish products, textile, and apparel, which are some key items produced by The Gambia

The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, C. Patricia Alsup on May 9 presided over an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) workshop in Banjul, using the opportunity to reaffirm the United States Government’s commitment to restoring and expanding its trade links with The Gambia. The AGOA workshop was organized…

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U.S. Announces $50,000 to Assist Gambian Flood Victims

Catholic Relief Services added $25,000 from its private funding to USAID’s $50,000 and has been working diligently over the past two months to restore potable water access and sanitation facilities

Ambassador of the United States of America to The Gambia Patricia Alsup recently visited Jarra Jasong (Lower River Region) to view progress on a $50,000 (GMD 2.3M) USG grant to assist victims of the August 2017 flood. Shortly after the September 11 flooding, a rapid assessment team from the Gambian…