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1st Month: The Accordion of Time

This post is part of an archived series of blogs called The LeVine Line, written by former Ambassador Suzan G. LeVine during her time at U.S. Embassy Bern. 6 July 2014 Has it really only been a month? And did all that happened this past week really only happen within 7 days?  It feels like just ...
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Ambassador LeVine Remarks: Independence Day, 2014

Guten Abend, bon soir, buonasera! Now that I have delivered my credentials to Prince Alois of Liechtenstein last week and President Burkhalter here two days ago, I can welcome you to the Residence in my official capacity as the US Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein.  I especially welcome Ambassador Guex and Ambassador Frick. Before anything, ...
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SolarImpulse Testflight

July 1, Deputy Chief of Mission Jeffrey R. Cellars attended one of the first test flights of Solar Impulse II, a Swiss long-range solar-powered aircraft project.  The project, which is led by Swiss psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard and Swiss businessman André Borschberg, aims to circumnavigate the Earth by a piloted fixed-wing aircraft using only solar power. ...
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Ambassador Levine Addresses the Annual General Meeting of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

On July 1, Ambassador LeVine addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.  Ambassador LeVine was joined by Swiss Ambassador to the United States Manuel Sager as well as former Deutsche Bank CEO and Swiss national Josef Ackerman. In her remarks, Ambassador LeVine highlighted the vital and active role the Swiss-American Chamber ...
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Ambassador Suzan LeVine Visits Landesmuseum in Zürich

On June 30, 2014, Ambassador Suzan LeVine visited the Swiss Landesmuseum in Zürich, where she met with Marco Castellaneta, Head of Museum Operations, Dr. Heidi Amrein, Head of Collections & Documentation and Pascale Meyer, who gave the Ambassador a tour of the museum. The Ambassador enjoyed the opportunity to not only hear more about Swiss ...
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