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Ambassador Kennedy Visits Okinawa

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy made her first visit to Okinawa Prefecture Feb. 11-13. Her first stop was the Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, where she offered flowers at the National War Dead Peace Mausoleum and reflected on the sacrifices of the soldiers and civilians who lost their lives in the Battle of Okinawa. In remarks she made ...
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Ambassador Kennedy’s schedule in Okinawa on February 13

The following schedule was issued by U.S. Consulate General Naha on February 13. Morning [Informal meeting with Kadena Special Olympic hosts] Eunice Kennedy Shriver, younger sister of the late President John F. Kennedy, established the Special Olympics in 1968. For this reason, Ambassador Kennedy is deeply interested in events related to the Special Olympics. The ...
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U.S. and Japan Sign Agreement on Preventing and Combating Serious Crime (PCSC)

The United States and Japan today signed a bilateral Agreement on Preventing and Combating Serious Crime (PCSC). The Agreement, by enhancing information sharing, will allow U.S. and Japanese law enforcement agencies to improve cooperation in efforts to combat terrorism and transnational crime. By signing the Agreement, Japan ensures its continued participation in the Visa Waiver ...
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TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program

Internet recruitment for participants has opened The TOMODACHI Initiative and the Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund has started recruiting for the TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program. Sixty high school students from the three disaster-affected areas of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures will have the opportunity visit the United States from July 21 to August ...
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