The United States Consulate General in Monterrey announces bulk auction sale.

The United States Consulate General in Monterrey is pleased to announce a bulk auction sale. We will make six auction lots available:   Lot Type Number of Items Included Original Purchase Price (MXN) Minimum Bid (MXN) 1 Furniture 478 $3,141,440.91 $150,000 2 Electronics 102 $2,498,759.56 $25,000 3 Appliances 16 $118,321.29 $3,500 4 Electronics 41 $473,369.40 ... Read More»

Northeast Mexico Alumni Summit and Community Service Day

Consulates General Monterrey, Matamoros, and Nuevo Laredo co-hosted a regional Alumni Summit for Northeast Mexico with more than 50 former U.S. Government program participants from the states of Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas.  The summit consisted of a professional development day and a community service day.  The professional and career ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey announces ten awardees of community small grants

The U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey, is pleased to announce the awardees of community small grants. This special competition, launched in January 2016, sought proposals for projects that address environmental challenges, broaden human rights, engage at-risk youth, expand economic opportunity for women or underserved communities, encourage innovation, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and strengthen ... Read More»

Mr. Hector De La Torre from the California Air Resources Board visits Monterrey

The Consulate General in Monterrey joined the Nuevo Leon State Secretary of Sustainable Development to sponsor the visit of U.S. guest speaker Mr. Hector De La Torre of the California Air Resources Board.  Among Mr. De La Torre’s activities while in Monterrey was a public lecture at the Tecnologico de Monterrey University in which he ... Read More»

Consulate General Matamoros Celebrates Independence Day

The U.S. Consulate in Matamoros celebrated the 240th anniversary of the Independence of the United States on July 1st at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Tamaulipas. The Consul General Angela Kerwin welcomed more than 200 guests,  between among whom were government authorities, community leaders, businessmen and representatives of civil civic organizations.  The centennial of ... Read More»

Consulate General Nuevo Laredo celebrates U.S. Independence Day

Consulate General Nuevo Laredo celebrated Independence Day with a reception on June 30. Consul General Phillip Linderman welcomed about 190 guests to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence. The event took place at Club Campestre in Nuevo Laredo, where friends and associates who work in partnership with the ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Monterrey celebrates Independence Day

To commemorate the United States Independence Day this year the Consulate General hosted two receptions, one in Saltillo, Coahuila and one in Monterrey, Nuevo León.  In Monterrey, Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown hosted more than 250 guests at an event with a Hollywood theme, including clips of many popular movies filmed in Mexico. During the celebration ... Read More»

Monterrey Consulate celebrates U.S. Independence Day in Saltillo

For the first time, the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey celebrated Independence Day in Saltillo, Coahuila. This was the first occasion in recent times, that the consulate commemorated this important event outside of Monterrey. During the event, which included distinguished guests from government, civil society, academics and private sector, Consul General Timothy Zuniga-Brown announced that ... Read More»

Graduation for Police Strategic Training Plan Participants in Nuevo Leon

Monterrey, May 31, 2016 –  The Consulate General Monterrey and the Government of Nuevo León celebrated the graduation of 113 students who participated in the strategic training plan for the State of Nuevo León. Governor Jaime Rodriguez Calderón and Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown led the graduation ceremony.  The training courses included basic police skills, first ... Read More»

Oral Trials Forum Attracts 400 Legal Professionals in San Luis Potosí

On May 12-13, 2016 the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) hosted its Forum on Oral Trials, attracting close to 400 members of the legal profession from San Luis Potosí including personnel from the Attorney General’s office, the Public Defender’s office, law school students and faculty, bar associations, and private attorneys. Senior litigators from the ... Read More»

“Free the Press” Seminars for Journalists

The U.S. Consulates General in Monterrey, Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo launched a series of virtual seminars entitled “Free the Press” for journalists on topics of professional development offered by U.S. experts. The May 13 inaugural seminar on new media trends featured media expert Janine Warner from California. Ms. Warner addressed over 140 distinguished journalists from ... Read More»

Security Message: U.S. Consulate General Monterrey Lifts April 1 Travel Restrictions

April 27, 2016 — The U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey has lifted its April 1, 2016 security-related restriction for travel outside the Monterrey metropolitan area for U.S. Government personnel.  For general information about travel within Mexico, we encourage U.S. citizens to review the Travel Warning .   We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Mexico ... Read More»

Fourth Annual Visa Telethon in Monterrey

On April 25, Consulate General Monterrey hosted its fourth annual Visa Telethon on the local Televisa TV affiliate.  Approximately 30 Consular, Public Affairs, and U.S. Customs and Immigration Service officials answered questions via phone, Facebook and Twitter.  During the six hours of live transmission, Consulate General personnel conducted live interviews on tourism, student visas, the ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey celebrates Earth Day

To recognize Earth Day, members of the Consulate General community and their families joined in a cleanup campaign at Huasteca National Park on Sunday April 23.  The activity was organized by the state government of Nuevo Leon with participation from hundreds of community members, schools, organizations, concerned citizens, and volunteers.  The volunteers cleaned up many ... Read More»

Groundbreaking ceremony for the New Consulate General in Matamoros

Matamoros, Tamaulipas April 18, 2016 — Chargé d’Affairs William Duncan participated in the groundbreaking ceremony today in Matamoros marking the official beginning of construction of the new U.S. Consulate General in the city of Matamoros. Led by Chargé d’Affairs Duncan and Consul General Angela Kerwin, the ceremony marked the beginning of the construction on the site ... Read More»

United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico

In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Mexico, U.S. Chargé d’Affairs to Mexico, William Duncan, U.S. Consul General in Matamoros Angela Kerwin, and local officials broke ground today on the new U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros. The multi-building campus will be situated on a 7.6-acre site in Matamoros. The campus will include an office ... Read More»

Moot Court Competition takes place in Monterrey

The United States Consulate General in Monterrey had the pleasure of hosting the Third Moot Court competition in conjunction with the Poder Judicial of Nuevo Leon on April 6-10, 2016. This year nine team — Facultad de Libre de Derecho, Tec Mileno, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, Universidad de Guanajuato, Universidad ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Consulate General Monterrey restricts travel for U.S. Government personnel Due to a potential security threat to its employees, the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey has instructed U.S. Government personnel to avoid traveling outside the Monterrey metropolitan area until further notice. The U. S. Consulate General in Monterrey strongly advises all U.S. citizens residing or ... Read More»

Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath participates in the CONAHEC Conference

San Luis Potosí, SLP March 17, 2016 The U.S. Embassy’s Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath participated in the North American Higher Education Conference (CONAHEC), “Global Grand Challenges:  Channeling International Collaboration” conference in San Luis Potosi. The diplomat participated in one of the panels where she highlighted that governments have an important role to ... Read More»

Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown participates in opening ceremony of the CONAHEC Conference in San Luis Potosí.

San Luis Potosí, SLP. March 16 2016 During the open ceremony of the North American Higher Education Conference (CONAHEC), “Global Grand Challenges:  Channeling International Collaboration” conference in San Luis Potosi, U.S. Consul General in Monterrey Timothy Zuniga-Brown said that this type of efforts demonstrate the U.S. government’s commitment to the bilateral partnership in educational exchange, ... Read More»

Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown participates in the opening ceremony of the “Strengthening our Roots” English Learning Program for Ind

Monterrey, Nuevo León, March 16, 2016 In an effort to support communities in Nuevo Leon, the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey in coordination with the Binational Center inaugurated the English language program ” Fortaleciendo nuestras Raíces” (Strengthening Our Roots). The program is aimed at teaching English to 25 indigenous women in Monterrey. The program will ... Read More»

Consul General Timothy Zuñiga-Brown talks on Radio ABC

Consul General Timothy Zuniga-Brown spoke on ABC Radio about the various activities in which this consulate participates. In addition to visas, the consulate operations cover a variety of topics, including trade, security, cultural and educational opportunities, among others. The diplomat highlighted the relationship and spirit of cooperation between this region and the United States reflecting ... Read More»

Speaker Series: Movements for civil rights in the United States

Monterrey, NL February 26, 2016 As part of the Speaker Series this consulate offers, Community Liaison Officer Matt Taylor gave a presentation about the various movements for civil rights in the United States. The presentation was part of the university course entitled “Citizenship and Democracy” at the Tec de Monterrey. The class was composed of ... Read More»

Durango: Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown, launches “English Access Micro-scholarship Program”

Durango, Durango February 25, 2016 During his visit to Durango, Consul General Timothy Zuniga-Brown, participated in the official ceremony to present certificates to students of the English Access Micro-scholarship Program ( ) which is sponsored by the consulate in coordination with the Universidad Juarez in the State of Durango. A total of twenty-five program participants, ... Read More»

Speaker Series: U.S. Presidential Elections

Monterrey, NL February 25, 2016 Vice Consuls Greg Gonzales, Jacob Hall and Jose Marina-Torres spoke to a group of about 200 students and teachers about the U.S. presidential election. The official explained the history of primaries and caucuses system and their impact on the U.S. political landscape. They also introduced the 2016 presidential candidates. Following ... Read More»

The Consul General in Monterrey, Timothy Zúñiga-Brown, participated in the commemoration of the 169th anniversary of the Battle of Angostura.

The Consul General in Monterrey, Timothy Zúñiga-Brown, participated in the commemoration of the 169th anniversary of the Battle of Angostura. The event was held in an area located south of Saltillo, Coahuila which was the location where the events between Mexico and the United States took place in 1847.  The commemoration was led by the head ... Read More»

Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown visited San Luis Potosí

In his recent visit to San Luis Potosi in February 2016, Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown was welcomed by the Governor of San Luis Potosi, Juan Manuel Lopez Carreras. The two officials discussed the economic, cultural, and educational potential of the state. At the meeting, they also talked about the activities in the state sponsored by ... Read More»

Speaker Series: Black History month 2016

Three officers from the U.S. Consulate General offered three presentations in celebration of Black History Month. February 2016 — Vice-Consul Lekisha Gunn gave a presentation at the Prepa 15 in Monterrey on the role of African-American women in today’s American society and how black women use social media to celebrate achievements and highlight current social ... Read More»

Principal Commercial Officer for the U.S. Commercial Service Alan Long participated in the 20th edition of Expo Manufactura in Monterrey.

On February 2, 2016, PCO Alan Long participated in the opening ceremony for the 20th edition of Expo Manufactura in Monterrey.  PCO Long was one of four speakers during the ceremony.  The other speakers included Jose Navarro, Director of EJ Krause, Guillermo Dillon, Director of the local Industry Association and Nuevo Leon’s Governor Mr. Jaime Rodriguez ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Police action against unauthorized taxis at Monterrey’s Airport

January 22, 2016 The United States Consulate General in Monterrey is aware of press reports, which indicate that law enforcement officials are levying fines and impounding vehicles of unauthorized taxi services, including Uber vehicles, arriving at the General Mariano Escobedo International Airport.  Passengers have been required to disembark from vehicles and obtain an authorized taxi ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond visits Monterrey

During her visit to Monterrey on January 11, Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond spoke of the importance of properly documenting U.S-born children who are living in Mexico. Accompanied by Dr. Esthela Garza Gutierrez, Secretary of Nuevo Leon’s Ministry of Education, Assistant Secretary Bond visited public high school No. 34 in Santa Cecilia ... Read More»
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