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Mosteiros: Memorandum between City Hall and US Embassy will strengthen relationship between the two institutions

São Filipe, Sep 20 (Inforpress) – The signing of the memorandum of understanding between the City Hall of Mosteiros and the US Embassy allows us to strengthen the relationship between the two institutions to ensure the continued operation of the American Corner information and research center.

As part of his first official visit to Fogo Island, the new United States Ambassador Jeff Daigle signed yesterday with the Mayor of Mosteiros a memorandum of understanding for the operation of the American Corner, then making available several copies of books and other materials in Portuguese and English.

At the time, the US diplomat thanked the City Hall for its commitment to the center, which has been in place since 2008, when the space for its operation was made available, underlining that the “American Corner” is part of the essential principle of democracy and the right of citizens to free access to information.

The Mayor of Mosteiros, Carlos Fernandinho Teixeira, said that the memorandum of understanding signed aims at providing the center with a quality service to all who live in tMosteiros and who have been in the US for a while.

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