Leadership, Gender Equality and Teamwork through Baseball

On August 25, Acting U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Eric Cohan traveled to the city of Chihuahua to attend the closing and award ceremony for the “Leadership, Gender Equity and Teamwork through Baseball” program. Lasting eight months in duration, funded by a Department of State grant, and implemented by the NGO Mukira with the ...
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Donation at Colonia Tarahumara in Ciudad Juarez Celebrates Partnerships

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, July 19, 2018 – Supplies and equipment worth $15,000 USD to renovate the Colonia Tarahumara Community Center were donated by the United States Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez through the Humanitarian Assistance Program of the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), in partnership with the Municipal Institute of Women (IMM). Accompanied by community ...
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Women’s networking event in Ciudad Juarez

On Wednesday March 22, over 40 women professionals, entrepreneurs, and leaders from Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua city gathered at the residence of the U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez for a networking event. During the networking event, Consul General Daria L. Darnell offered remarks highlighting the importance of networking to the women, many of whom ...
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U.S. Expert on Disability Issues Visits Chihuahua

As part of the U.S. Consulate General Ciudad Juarez’s efforts to promote equality and social inclusion for persons with disabilities, Diego Mariscal, founder and CEO of 2Gether International, visited Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez.  He delivered a week-long program about his inspiring personal story as a person born with cerebral palsy but who overcame the odds ...
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Day 12 for Equality: Leave No One Behind – Conference in Ciudad Juarez

As part of the annual “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” campaign, local NGO Compañeros A.C. – with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez – held the conference entitled “Day 12 for Equality: Leave No One Behind”. The conference addressed the fact that worldwide it is estimated that 1-in-3 women ...
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50th Anniversary of the Physical Delivery of the Chamizal

On October 28, authorities from the United States and Mexico held a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the physical delivery of the Chamizal in Ciudad Juarez. The ceremony was held at the Benito Juarez monument located in the Chamizal park. The Consul General of the United States in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell ...
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Consulate in Juarez Joins Clean Up the World

On Saturday, October 28, employees of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, as well as employees of neighboring businesses and members of the Youth Council, got together to clean up the vicinity of the Consulate as part of the “Clean Up the World” campaign promoted by the Juarez Limpio civil organization. Through this campaign, ...
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Cross-Border Support for San Diego’s Pride Parade

The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana joined forces with the Mexican Consulate in San Diego to participate in San Diego’s prominent annual Pride parade on July 15. Consul General Will Ostick led the U.S. half of the contingent, and Consul General Marcela Celorio led the Mexican half. Both were joined by diplomats, local staff, families, and ...
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U.S. nanotechnology expert visits Ciudad Juarez – Promotes studying science and technology and shares best practices

With the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Dr. Olivia Graeve, professor at the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego is visiting Ciudad Juarez this week to meet with students, academics,  entrepreneurs, NGO officials and local industry managers to discuss trends in nanotechnology and  ways to attract ...
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U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell Visits the City of Chihuahua

To continue her trip through Parral and the city of Chihuahua, on the afternoon of April 26, Consul General Daria L. Darnell met with the President of the Chihuahua Businesspeople Foundation (Fechac) Hector Jurado Sanchez, where they discussed programs that the U.S. government and Fechac are currently working on together. On April 27, the Consul ...
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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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ChicasSTEM closing ceremony in Ciudad Juarez

The ChicasSTEM closing ceremony was held Saturday, April 22 at the Technology Hub in Ciudad Juarez. “ChicasSTEM came about as a result of our desire to encourage young women to pursue their passion for the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and math,” said U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell in her remarks. Thirty-five young ...
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Migrant Smuggling Topic of UNODC Workshop in Monterrey

Migrant smuggling is a #DeadlyBusiness, and big income source for criminal organizations. Smugglers take advantage of vulnerable people, but the United States is working together with the Mexican government to combat this type of crime. Last week, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) convened a workshop in Nuevo Leon on Operational Training ...
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ChicasSTEM visit the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez

On February 7, participants in the ChicasSTEM program visited the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez. Vice-consuls led the tour during which Consulate staff engaged with this talented group of young women.  The ChicasSTEM talked with women in leadership positions at the Consulate to learn about their academic and career paths.  They were also challenged ...
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Youth Council Meets U.S. Consul General in Juarez

U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell received the members of the U.S. Consulate General Ciudad Juarez Youth Council at her residence on February 7, 2017.  Consul General Darnell spent time getting to know the new members of the Youth Council, a group of young people between the ages of 18 and 30 that meets periodically ...
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USNORTHCOM Donates to Three Women’s Shelters in Ciudad Juarez

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell presented a donation of household items today to Chihuahua State Government authorities in support of three different women’s shelters in Ciudad Juarez. The items were donated by the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) as part of their Humanitarian ...
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39 Students in Chihuahua Graduate from Access

The graduation ceremony of the English Access Microscholarship Program took place in the city of Chihuahua in the presence of representatives of the U.S. Consulate General, the Chihuahua Autonomous University (UACH), the Benjamin Franklin Corner, parents, and other guests.  Through this program, outstanding young people from Chihuahua between the ages of 13 and 15 took ...
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College Fair – EducationUSA Advising Center in Ciudad Juarez

We celebrate International Education Week in the United States the week of November 14 to 18 in recognition of the benefits of an international education and cultural exchanges around the world. To celebrate this week, through the EducationUSA Advising Center the U.S. Consulate General Ciudad Juarez and the Chihuahua Business Foundation (Fechac) held a college ...
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Consul General and Mayor of the City of Chihuahua Renew Benjamin Franklin Corner MOU

On November 9, the U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell met with the Mayor of the city of Chihuahua Maria Eugenia Campos to renew the memorandum of understanding that allows the operation of the Benjamin Franklin Corner located in the Mediateca Municipal in the city of Chihuahua. The Benjamin Franklin Corner was ...
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The Rolling Youth Camp – Revolutionize your Destiny

The Consulate General Youth Council, with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez and La Rodadora Interactive Space, organized the conference The Rolling Youth Camp on Wednesday, September 7, at La Rodadora in Ciudad Juarez. The Consulate General Youth Council organized this event attended by more than 350 young people ages 12 ...
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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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Tijuana Consulate celebrates U.S. Independence Day

Will Ostick, Consul General of the U.S. in Tijuana  welcomed the guests who attended the reception to celebrate the 240th  Anniversary of the United States Independence. The reception took place at the U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana. Among the guests who attended  the ceremony where  Francisco Vega de la Madrid, Governor of Baja California.; Jorge ...
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Expo Valores 2016 in Ciudad Juarez

On April 28, NGO Programa Educación en Valores A.C. held Expo Valores 2016.  Around 7,000 children, parents and teachers from 39 schools in Ciudad Juarez attended the event and learned about the importance of fostering a culture of lawfulness. Programa Educación en Valores maintains contact with these schools every month through educational and recreational activities ...
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U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez Celebrates Earth Day

In order to motivate and instill in young children the need to protect the planet, 30 volunteers from the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez visited the Jaime Torres Bodet elementary school in Ciudad Juarez today to talk about positive habits that children may adopt to protect the environment. The Consulate maintains an active recycling ...
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U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez visits Ojinaga-Presidio Border

On March 30, the U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell visited the border region of Ojinaga, Chihuahua and Presidio, Texas.  The Consul General had the opportunity to meet with the mayors of Ojinaga and Presidio, Miguel Antonio Carreon Rohana and John Ferguson, respectively. During these meetings they talked about the positive changes ...
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USMX-Preneur Boot Camp in Delicias, Chihuahua

In order to motivate young entrepreneurs interested in developing technology-based innovative projects, the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez sponsored the USMX-Preneur camp in the city of Delicias, Chihuahua. As part of this boot camp, entrepreneurs gathered at the Albert Einstein 20-30 High School, where they attended workshops on creating a value proposition and business ...
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USNORTHCOM donates medical equipment for health center in Guachochi, Chihuahua

The Chihuahua Health Secretary received medical equipment worth more than $330,000 pesos from the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).  The donated equipment will complement existing capabilities at the Advanced Center for Primary Health Care (CAAPS) in Guachochi, Chihuahua and the Gynecology and Obstetrics Hospital in Parral, Chihuahua. U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell, Chihuahua Governor Cesar ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Inauguration of the Port of Entry and International Bridge in Tornillo, Texas

TORNILLO, Texas – U.S Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today joined Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto  to inaugurate the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry and International Bridge in Tornillo, Texas. The port of entry will replace the Fabens-Caseta Port of Entry completed in 1938 and will connect Tornillo, ...
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Consulate Employees Donate Blood in Ciudad Juarez

November 9, 2015 – On November 9, the staff of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez joined the Regional Blood Bank of Ciudad Juarez, the Hospital Star Medica, and the Association of Parents of Children with Cancer and Leukemia (APANICAL) to conduct a blood donation event. The event was attended by the Star Medica ...
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U.S. Consul General Meets Chihuahua Autonomous University Rector

October 14, 2015 – The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell met with Rector Jesus Enrique Seañez Saenz of the Chihuahua Autonomous University (UACH) on October 14. During the meeting they discussed scholarships available through the U.S.-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange (Comexus) and opportunities for institutional grants offered as part ...
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U.S. Consul General Meets Mayor of the City of Chihuahua

October 14, 2015 – The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell paid a courtesy visit to city of Chihuahua Mayor Javier Garfio Pacheco. Highlighting the dynamism of the city of Chihuahua, the Consul General reiterated her willingness to continue to work jointly on education and security issues. In their conversation, Consul General ...
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U.S. Consul General Meets Chihuahua State Attorney General

October 14, 2015 – The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell had a courtesy meeting today with the Chihuahua State Attorney General Jorge Gonzalez Nicolas. During the meeting, the Consul General learned about the standards for law enforcement agencies set by the State Attorney General’s Office and discussed, among other issues, the ...
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New U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez

September 21, 2015 – U.S. Consul General Daria L. Darnell arrived in Ciudad Juarez on September 17. Today, as her first public activity, she held a press conference where she expressed her commitment to promoting and maintaining efficiency in consular processes and emphasized the importance of collaboration with the three levels of government, business, civil ...
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U.S. Consul General Ian Brownlee visits city of Chihuahua

  June 16, 2015 – The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Ian Brownlee had breakfast this morning with members of different political parties of the Chihuahua State Legislature.  As part of the visit, the Consul General invited the legislators to attend the party that the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez will hold to commemorate ...
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English Access Program Participants Receive Kindles

June 15, 2015 – The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Ian Brownlee visited the Franklin Corner in the city of Chihuahua on June 15, where he presented a donation of 65 Kindles (electronic books) to 60 students with scholarships from the English Access Microscholarship Program and five teachers from the Chihuahua Autonomous University implementing ...
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USAID Ceremony to Acknowledge Partners

June 10, 2015 – On June 10, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented certificates to partners and implementing organizations of USAID programs in Ciudad Juarez. As part of the Merida Initiative, the governments of the United States and Mexico work together to contribute to the formation of strong and resilient communities. Ciudadanos ...
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Justice Richard Bernstein Visits Juarez, Talks About Rights of Disabled People

In a program organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein, visited Ciudad Juarez March 26-27. During his time in Ciudad Juarez, Justice Bernstein participated in the Binational Legal Forum where he talked about his experience as a trial attorney and a judge working within an accusatorial system. ...
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Merida Initiative Supports the Opening of the First Drug Treatment Court in the State of Chihuahua

Ciudad Juárez, November 7, 2014 – Consul General Ian Brownlee attended the opening ceremony of the first Drug Treatment Court (DTC) in the state of Chihuahua.  Presided over by Chihuahua Health Secretary representing the Governor Pedro Hernandez Torres, the Commissioner of the National Commission against Addictions Manuel Mondragón y Kalb and the Undersecretary for Violence ...
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