Sports Diplomacy: Consulates Host Youth Baseball Camps with Former MLB Players

Former Major League Baseball players,  Pedro Feliciano  and  Francisco Cordero , traveled to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas in May 2018 to conduct baseball camps benefiting more than 700 local children in partnership with Major League Baseball Players Association, the Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy program and the U.S. Consulates General in Monterrey and Nuevo Laredo. Feliciano ...
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Celebrating 120 years of historical ties (1898-2018)

February 1, 2018 – In a celebration that highlighted the historical and cultural ties between the people of northeastern Mexico and the United States, U. S. Consul General in Monterrey Timothy Zúñiga-Brown hosted an academic forum and fair to commemorate the 120th anniversary of this diplomatic post. More than 300 guests were received in the ...
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Fostering Inclusion: Visit of Lee Francis to Chihuahua

At the invitation of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Dr. Lee Francis and his business partner Aaron Cuffee spent four days in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua, from January 23-26, meeting with comic book fans, artists, writers, entrepreneurs, members of Chihuahua State’s indigenous communities, civil society groups and government officials. During his visit, Dr. ...
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Maimouna Youssef Offers Concerts and Master Classes in Chihuahua

From October 18-20, American Music Abroad-sponsored, Grammy-nominated artist Maimouna Youssef and her band offered a series of concerts and master classes bringing smiles, friendship, and a message of empowerment for women and minorities to audiences throughout Chihuahua state. Her first engagement was a master class for select music students at the Chihuahua Autonomous University.  Singer, ...
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Consulate Tijuana celebrates U.S. Independence Day

Will Ostick, Consul General of the U.S. in Tijuana, welcomed guests to the U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana to celebrate the 241th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States. Guests included Francisco Rueda, Lieutenant Governor of Baja California, Juan Manuel Gastélum, Mayor of Tijuana, and friends and partners  who collaborate with the U.S. Consulate ...
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COMIC-CON representative visits Tijuana

As part of the comic contest #ARTEvsVIOLENCIA the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana invited David Glanzer, Director of Communication and Strategy for COMIC-CON the world’s largest comics and entertainment convention to Tijuana. During his visit David Glanzer  conducted a lecture in which he talked about the history and evolution of COMIC-CON throughout the years and the ...
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Visual effects and video games artist visits Tijuana

David Andrade of Theory Animation Studios visited Tijuana to hold a conference where he shared his knowledge and passion for visual effects, video games, and animation projects with local artists and participants of the comics contest #ARTEvsVIOLENCIA. David has worked on projects for HBO, CBS and VFX. He also offered career advice to attendants and ...
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U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell visits Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua

The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez, Daria L Darnell visited Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua accompanied by a group of Consulate General officers.  On April 25, Consul General Darnell met with Mayor Alfredo Lozoya and members of his cabinet, as part of her ongoing efforts to strengthen relationships across the state of Chihuahua. Members of ...
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Successful artists return home to Tijuana

Jorge Gutiérrez and Sandra Equihua, husband-and-wife team and director and animator of the film “Book of Life” met with local students, academics, artists, and the creative community to talk about their experiences in the world of animation and in Hollywood. The visit of both artists is part of the ongoing contest run by the Consulate, ...
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U.S. Consulate Tijuana launches COMICS Competition #ARTEvsVIOLENCIA

The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, in partnership with Fundación EnTijuanarte and Halaken Telar Juvenil, announced #ArteVSViolencia, a contest to develop a superhero or comic strip to combat trafficking in persons. Preeti Shah, Public Affairs Officer, highlighted the need to reach young audiences via comics, and the goal of using arts as a vehicle for messages of empowerment and ...
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Congratulations to ASFM

October 2016 — The U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey congratulates Joseph A. Stanzione, elementary principal of the American School Foundation of Monterrey, for being awarded the 2016 Class of National Distinguished Principals. This award honors outstanding elementary and middle-level administrators for setting high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, ...
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Remains of U.S. soldiers return to the U.S.

Monterrey, NL September 27, 2016 — The Embassy of the United States of America and the Consulate General in Monterrey wish to thank the federal government of Mexico, the state government of Nuevo León, and the authorities of Mariano Escobedo airport for their assistance in repatriating remains identified by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e ...
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Makerspace Inauguration in Chihuahua

The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria Darnell and city of Chihuahua Mayor Javier Garfio Pacheco participated today in a ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the new makerspace at the Benjamin Franklin Corner in Chihuahua. The makerspace is a new collaborative interactive space for creators and innovators of any age that includes laptops, workbenches, ...
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US Consul General Tanya C. Anderson visits Universidad Panamericana

Consul General Tanya C. Anderson and her team visited Universidad Panamericana on July 12 to discuss the Consulate’s extensive collaboration with the university and how to increase it even further.  The university is working on increasing the number of exchange programs in which Panamerican students participate, as well as the number of U.S. students who ...
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U.S. Consulate General Merida celebrates Independence Day

On June 30th Consul General David Mico welcomed 200 guests from the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan to commemorate the 240th Anniversary of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Guests included Governor of Yucatan Rolando Zapata Bello and Mayor of Merida Mauricio Vila, as well as other local authorities, business leaders, civil society organizations, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Proposals (RFP) for Community Small Grants

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the United States Consulate General in Monterrey is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) for Community Small Grants. PAS invites civil society organizations and community leaders in Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, and Zacatecas to submit proposals for a grant or cooperative agreement. Program ...
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