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, and staffs in their learning
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 Historia (INAH) and the U.S.
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, power tools, software, open code
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 take advantage of educational opportunities
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, universities, consuls and other partners
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 the U.S. National Park service
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 Consulate General as well as
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 that commemorated the 240th anniversary
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 the consulate has begun plans
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 last one calendar year and
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 students from various academic disciplines.
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 the presentation, the officers responded
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 of the Ministry of Culture
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 issues. Gunn talked about how
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 Goals The goals of this