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U.S. Embassy responds to alleged cyber security sentencing

Mr. Hamza Bendelladj pled guilty on June 26, 2015 in connection with developing, distributing, and controlling SpyEye, a malicious banking trojan. Sentencing is scheduled to take place in the next few months. Cyber crimes are not a capital offense and do not receive the death penalty.  For more information please see: Read More»

What Happens after the Algiers International Trade Fair? June 7, 2015

Posted by Christopher Wilken, Acting Senior Commercial Officer  The U.S. Embassy was proud to participate in the 48th Algiers International Trade Fair, which closed last week.  Ambassador Polaschik led the closing ceremony of the USA Pavilion where she recognized each of the 35 U.S. companies that demonstrated their commitment to Algeria by exhibiting at the fair.  ... Read More»

World Press Freedom Day – May 3, 2015

Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that, “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” A healthy media environment is integral to a functioning ... Read More»