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Iceland's First Lady Eliza Reid, with US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence.

Colors Speak Loudly during Pence’s Visit

5 Sep Colors said more than many words yesterday when US Vice President Mike Pence visited Höfði house, Reykjavík.

Flags flying in front of Advania.

Rainbow Flags near Höfði House

4 Sep Passers-by have noticed numerous rainbow flags flying in the vicinity of Höfði house, where US Vice President Mike Pence recently arrived on a state visit.

US Vice President Mike Pence.

‘Party against Pence’ Planned by 11 Associations

4 Sep Eleven associations are planning a protest today in Austurvöllur square, Reykjavík, at 5:30 pm, called “Partý gegn Pence,” meaning “Party against Pence.”

Höfði house, Reykjavík. LOKAÐ means CLOSED.

Street Closures During Pence’s Visit

4 Sep Traffic will be interrupted in Reykjavík today, due to the arrival of US Vice President Mike Pence.

US Vice President Mike Pence.

Pence to Be Protected by Hundreds

2 Sep More than one hundred Icelandic police officers will take part in handling the security of US Vice President Mike Pence, when he arrives in Iceland on a state visit Wednesday.

American transport helicopters, hovering over Mosfellsbær yesterday.

Secret Service Arrives in Iceland

30 Aug Representatives from the US Secret Service have arrived in Iceland in preparation for the September 4 arrival of US Vice President Mike Pence.

The B-2, at Keflavík Airport on Wednesday.

B-2 Bomber Briefly Visits Iceland

30 Aug A US Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, made a two-hour stop at Keflavík Airport in Iceland on Wednesday.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, prime minister of Iceland.

Iceland’s PM Won’t be Home when Pence Visits

23 Aug Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir won’t be home when US Vice President Mike Pence visits Iceland on September 4.

US President Donald Trump.

Trump Cancels Denmark Visit since PM Won’t Discuss Sale of Greenland

21 Aug US President Donald Trump has announced on Twitter that he is postponing his state visit to Denmark.

From Kulusuk, Greenland.

How about Greenland Buying the USA?

20 Aug Some reporters in Denmark are having a blast, following news reports of US President Donald Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland – an idea generally regarded as absurd in Greenland and Denmark.

From Kulusuk, Greenland.

Greenland Won’t Be Sold to Trump

19 Aug In response to a report last week in the Wall Street Journal, stating that US President Donald Trump is interested in purchasing Greenland from Denmark, the government of Greenland and Danish politicians stressed Friday that Greenland is not for sale.

US President Donald Trump.

Is Trump Interested in Buying Greenland?

16 Aug The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that US President Donald Trump has numerous times expressed interest in purchasing Greenland.

Michael R. Pompeo, US secretary of state at Harpa today.

"Iceland won't be neglected anymore" says Mike Pompeo

15 Feb Mike Pompeo held a press meeting at Harpa this afternoon and said that the aim of his visit was to strengthen the relationships with US allies who had been neglected by former US governments.

Mike Pompeo will be in Iceland next Friday.

Mike Pompeo on his way to Iceland

8 Feb US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will be coming to Iceland next week to meet with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. They will be discussing economic relations between Iceland and the US and matters regarding the Arctic.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

15 Nov 2017 American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

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