Consulate Tijuana promotes sustainable craft beer production in Baja

Dana Villeneuve, a specialist in sustainable craft beer production from New Belgium Brewery of North Carolina, visited Tijuana and Ensenada to share her experience with local producers about best practices on the sustainable craft beer production. During her Baja visit, she held a conference about sustainable craft beer production with local craft brewers at Cerveceria ...
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Biology professor visits Chihuahua

The U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez hosted the visit of Dr. Karen Lips to Ciudad Juarez and the city of Chihuahua. While in the border region, Dr. Lips met with representatives from the International Boundary and Water Commission and the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission and met a group of young women, who are participants ...
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Surfing and taking care of the ocean with children in Tijuana

The US Consulate in Tijuana joined forces with Surfrider Foundation in Baja California and Proyecto Fronterizo de Educación Ambiental (Border Environmental Education Program) to conduct surfing clinics for children of the Boys and Girls Club of Tijuana and of the local foster homes “Eunime” and “La Promesa.” The goal of the surfing clinics was to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Brand USA, MacGillivray Freeman launch giant-screen national parks film in Mexico City

WASHINGTON (April 1, 2016) Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, will host an evening review of the new 3D giant-screen documentary that celebrates the centennial anniversary of America’s National Park Service in Mexico City, April 4 at the Papalote Museo del Niño. The film, “America Wild: National Parks Adventure,” features Daniel Gimenez ...
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Monarch Butterflies Triple The Area Occupied For Their Mexican Wintering Sites

A total area of 4.01 hectares of forest was reported, distributed among nine colonies; the tally for the 2014–2015 season was 1.13 hectares.  The news was reported in the framework of a trinational meeting of representatives of Canada, the United States and Mexico. The three countries’ representatives worked on developing agreed-upon conservation strategies.  The area ...
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Mexico Pays Rio Grande Water Debt In Full

The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (USIBWC) announces that Mexico has delivered sufficient water to the United States to cover its Rio Grande water debt. The debt had accumulated over the course of the five-year water delivery cycle that ended on October 24, 2015. Since then, ...
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Award Ceremony: Green Projects Against Climate Change

October 23, 2015 – The U.S. Consulate General  in Ciudad Juarez and the NGO Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera Norte presented awards to the winners of the Green Projects Against Climate Change grant call in Ciudad Juarez. While the facts on climate change cannot be denied, there are significant opportunities to prepare for and reduce ...
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Winners Announced: Green Projects to Combat Climate Change

August 21, 2015 – In June, the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez and the Fundacion Comunitaria de la Frontera Norte launched the grant call “Green Projects to Combat Climate Change” aimed at individuals, groups or civil society organizations looking to generate positive environmental impact in Ciudad Juarez. Eleven proposals were reviewed and the jury, ...
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Access Students participate in Environmental Camp

July 16, 2015 – The English professors of the Chihuahua Autonomous University (UACH), with the support and participation of U.S. officials from the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, held an environmental issues-focused camp July 18-19 at the facilities of the UACH Faculty of Arts. The camp brought together 60 young scholars of the Access ...
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