New Ambassador-Designate Arrives
Lewis Lukens, the new U. S. Ambassador-designate to Senegal and to Guinea-Bissau, arrived in Dakar on Tuesday, August 9. Mr. Lukens was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 30, 2011. Dakar is not new for Mr. Lukens. He lived in the Senegalese capital from 1967 to 1970, when his father was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U. S. Embassy in Dakar.