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  • Ambassador and Man shaking hands (State Dept.)

    Observing the Elections

    U.S. Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington and Head of Mission of the African Union Election Observation Mission Raila Odinga meet while observing Lesotho’s election.

  • Applications Now Open for Fulbright 2016

    Applications Now Open for Fulbright 2016

    Public Affairs Officer Julie McKay and Fulbright Scholarship alumnus spoke on back-to-back radio and television morning prime time shows, February 19, 2014. We are now accepting applications for 2016.

  • Group stands and poses. (State Dept.)

    PEPFAR Signing Ceremony

    Ambassador Matt Harrington awarded 11 local organizations with grants worth a tune of about M1.7 million ($150,000) under the PEPFAR Small Grants Program, February 4, 2014.

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  • Groups sits and stands together with Ambassador Harrington. (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    Support for IEC Voter Education Efforts

    For more on the upcoming elections please read Ambassador Harrington's recent OpEd entitled 2015: An Opportunity for Lesotho to Move Forward:

  • Ambassador Harrington stands with group. (Image by State Department)

    Ambassador Meets Members of LGBTI Community

    Ambassador Harrington met with members of Matrix Support Group to discuss issues facing the LGBTI community in Lesotho.


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    PC-L Peace Corps Lesotho
  • AGOA
    AGOA African Growth Opportunity Act
  • MCA-L
    MCA-L Millenium Challenge Account - Lesotho
    PEPFAR President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief

Important Notice

  • The Government of Lesotho has declared Friday, February 27, 2015 and Saturday, February 28, 2015 public holidays to allow all citizens to participate in the elections. As a result, the Embassy in Maseru will be closed on Friday, February 27, 2015. The Embassy will resume normal business hours on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Religious Freedom Report 2013

Lesotho Human Rights Report 2013

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Lesotho Child Labor Report 2013

  • Please click on this link for the latest Lesotho Child Labor Report



Country Commercial Guide 2013