Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT October 23, 2018 Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo spoke by phone yesterday and today with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray.  The two leaders discussed Mexico’s efforts to address the migrant ...
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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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Mexican STEM teachers learn new teaching techniques in Mexicali, Baja California

In partnership with the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, the Institute of the Americas, an NGO based at the University of California in San Diego, sponsored a Professional Workshop for Teachers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at CETYS University in Mexicali, Baja California. The five-day workshop for high school teachers, focused on robotics, programming, ...
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Ambassador Jacobson dedicates New U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo

Nuevo Laredo, Tamps. – Roberta Jacobson was in Nuevo Laredo on April 24, 2018 in what will be her last visit to this border city as Ambassador of the United States. The Ambassador dedicated the new U.S. Consulate General facilities along with guests of honor from municipal and state government. As a display of our enduring ...
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Consulate General’s Youth Council in Ciudad Juarez holds first session

The Consulate General’s Youth Council in Ciudad Juarez held its first session today with new recently selected members.  The group members had an opportunity to meet one another, as well as speak to Public Affairs Officer Brian Straight about pressing issues relevant to young people. The Consulate General’s Youth Council is a diverse group of ...
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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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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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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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U.S. Consulate participates in first LGBTI march in Delicias, Chihuahua

Committed to defending and promoting human rights, Public Affairs Officer Brian Straight and Vice Consul Brandon Thompson, representing the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, participated in the first-ever LGBTI march in Delicias, Chihuahua. Nearly 200 people from Delicias, Camargo and Chihuahua city attended in support of tolerance and inclusion. Before the march, Consul Straight ...
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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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International Education Conference in Juarez

On October 26, the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Brian Straight, offered a presentation on the academic relationship between the United States and Mexico at the XXV Annual AMPEI (Mexican Association for International Education) Conference. In his remarks, he highlighted initiatives that seek to expand opportunities for educational exchanges, ...
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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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Second Free the Press Seminars for Journalists in Northeast Mexico

Monterrey, NL October 1, 2017 — For the second year, the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey, in coordination with the Consulates General in Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo, conducted a series of professional seminars – Free the Press 2017 – for journalists offered by U.S. experts. The seminars addressed over 100 distinguished journalists from the states ...
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REACH: How Far Do You Want to Go? An event hosted by the Consulate’s Youth Council

On September 29 at the new S-Mart Civic Center, U.S. Consulate General Ciudad Juarez’s Youth Council held REACH: How Far Do You Want to Go?, an event aiming to assist high school students in making more informed vocational decisions. The 140 students in attendance from three area high schools were afforded the opportunity to talk to ...
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Battle of Monterrey: Identification of Remains of Repatriated U.S. Soldiers

U.S. and Mexican Forensic Scientists, Historians, and Anthropologists Share Findings Monterrey, NL August 1, 2017 — The United States Consul General in Monterrey Timothy Zúñiga-Brown hosted a video conference with four U.S. experts who collaborated in the investigation to identify the remains of several soldiers of the 1846 Battle of Monterrey. Later, he offered a reception ...
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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. Consulate Monterrey Supports Summer STEM camp at UANL

The Consulate General participated in the (# Provericyt2017) organized by the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon. This project received financial support from the U.S. Consulate, which supported various community initiatives in the region . The three-week camp invites 600 students from the UANL system, of which 60 high school students from rural Nuevo Leon are sponsored by the consulate. The goal ...
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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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Independence Day Celebration in Monterrey, Mexico

To commemorate Independence Day Consul General Timothy Zúñiga-Brown hosted a midday reception at the consulate for nearly 200 guests, including representatives of civil society, media, educational institutions, and government within our consular district. With Route 66 as the theme of the event, the iconic American highway represents connections among people from across the country and ...
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Journalists Gather in Monterrey to Promote Security and Press Freedom

Monterrey, Mexico- With nearly one hundred journalists from six Mexican states, the Network of Journalists of Northeast Mexico and the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey hosted the second meeting of journalists held June 23-25, 2017 in Monterrey. The three-day interactive workshop included professional trainings and was sponsored by the Merida Initiative office of the U.S. ...
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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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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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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Global Partnerships Week

Mexico City, March 10, 2017 – The U.S. Embassy in Mexico commemorated Global Partnerships Week, celebrating public-private partnerships with a reception at the Franz Mayer Museum on March 9. Several key partners from academia, the private sector, civil society and government were in attendance, including, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, PepsiCo, Fondo Unido, ITAM, the Foreign Ministry and ...
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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Keys to Advancing Your Career in Law

As part of International Women’s Month, the United States Consulate General in Monterey in coordination with the University of Monterrey, Abogadas MX and the Mexican Bar Association of Nuevo Leon, held a conference titled, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Keys to Advancing Your Career in Law” on March 9 at the University of Monterrey.  The speakers ...
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Digital Journalism Workshops in Tijuana and Mexicali

Janine Warner, a pioneer in digital entrepreneurship and online education worldwide, conducted the Digital Journalism Workshop: “Innovations in New Digital Media,” aimed at journalists and students from Tijuana and Mexicali. The workshop focused on topics such as “Entrepreneurial Journalism: How to promote and monetize digital media,” “Opportunities and failures,” and “The five keys to success on ...
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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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Garage Hub and US Consulate in Tijuana train Mexicali teachers on STEAM

The US Consulate in Tijuana and Garage Hub launched the “Interactive Workshop on The ABC of Invention, and How to Do and Design” conducted  by Tom Heck, Vice-President of the Makey-Makey Education Project. The workshop was aimed at Mexicali STEAM teachers who learned techniques to teach invention literacy, and how to use design thinking via a Makey-Makey,  an electronic device that teaches programming ...
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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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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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U.S. Consulate Tijuana supports local journalists with English Training

Journalists from Tijuana started an English language training course with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana. The training for 15 journalists from Tijuana will be conducted by instructors of the school of languages of CETYS University. The 10 week intense English training will focus on topics related to journalism. This is a ...
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U.S. Consulate General’s Youth Council in Ciudad Juarez meets for first activity

Today, Public Affairs Officer Shannon Hill welcomed the 21 new members of the Consulate General’s Youth Council and their mentors. In this first meeting, the new members had the opportunity to get to know each other, discuss their first training activity and talk about their plans for the future. In order to know the vision ...
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Crime Scene Investigation Training under the Merida Initiative

Under the Merida Initiative, the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey and the Attorney General of the State of Nuevo Leon (PGJ) conducted the closing ceremony on December 9, 2016 for an analysis and processing of the crime scene training for over 190 Mexican investigation experts within the Attorney General’s Institute of Criminology and Forensic Services. ...
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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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Monterrey celebrates U.S. elections at binational center election watch party

On November 8, 2016, U.S. Consulate General Monterrey invited 200 guests to watch election returns and increase understanding of the U.S. presidential election process. The consulate held a watch party which featured trivia contests, live music, and other activities while watching the returns come in. Several media outlets covered the party. Consular Chief Scott Cecil ...
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Free the Press Seminars for Journalists in Northeast Mexico

Monterrey, NL October 21, 2016 — In coordination with the Consulates General in Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo, U.S. Consulate General Monterrey concluded a series of six professional seminars – Free the Press – for journalists offered by U.S. experts. The seminars addressed over 200 distinguished journalists from the states of Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San ...
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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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Ambassador Jacobson’s Remarks U.S.-Mexico Border Summit, Ciudad Juarez

— AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY — Good morning.  Thank you to Rolando Pablos for graciously inviting me to share my perspective with this impressive group, which has done so much to build bridges between our two countries.  I want to especially thank Congressman Beto O’Rourke for having organized the first U.S.-Mexico Border Summit in 2015, ...
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Ambassador Roberta S. Jacobson visits Ciudad Juarez and El Paso

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson visited the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border August 4 and 5. Ambassador Jacobson participated in the 2016 U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at the invitation of the Borderplex Alliance, where she had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion in El Paso on trade and security with Ambassador of Mexico to ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Inaugurates EducationUSA Center in Juarez

Today, the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta S. Jacobson and the President of the Chihuahua Businessmen Foundation (Fechac) Hector Jurado Sanchez announced the opening of the first EducationUSA Advising Center in Ciudad Juarez. The center will serve teachers, school administrators, parents, and most importantly, prospective students interested in pursuing an education in the United States. ...
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US Ambassador, Roberta Jacobson, attends the opening of the new pedestrian crossing “PedWest”

Ambassador Jacobson attended the opening ceremony of the new pedestrian crossing at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, known as “PedWest”. Designed to expedite pedestrian crossings between Tijuana and San Diego, the new bridge will serve approximately 70% of the 20,000 persons that walk across the border daily and will enhance border security and continued ...
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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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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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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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Elect Her in Ciudad Juárez and the city of Chihuahua

Nearly one hundred young students from different universities in Ciudad Juarez and the city of Chihuahua participated in Elect Her workshops conducted by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez. Melissa Richmond and Jessica Kelly shared their knowledge on the participation ...
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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 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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Tijuana Scientist from UCSD visits local universities

Dr. Olivia Graeve, Professor of Mechanics and Materials at the University of California, San Diego visited Tijuana to share experiences and advice with engineering students at the State University of Baja California, Valle Las Palmas Campus and at Technological University of Tijuana. The lectures highlighted the importance of STEM Education. Dr. Graeve shared her work ...
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U.S.-Mexico Academic Mobility Fair – Spring 2016 Chihuahua

The U.S.-Mexico Academic Mobility Fair organized by EducationUSA and the U.S.-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange (COMEXUS) was held in Chihuahua on April 13 with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez. Universities from Oklahoma, Massachusetts, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Mexico participated and provided information on their programs to the attendees. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Access students offer tribute to Daniel Pearl

October 14, 2015 – As part of the World Music Days in honor of the late journalist Daniel Pearl, in October people around the world offer a series of concerts using the power of music to promote tolerance and inspire respect for differences.  The U.S. Consul General in Ciudad Juarez Daria L. Darnell attended an ...
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High Level Environmental and Climate Change Dialogue between Mexico and California

On July 29, under the High Level Environmental and Climate Change Dialogue between Mexico and California, Governor Jerry Brown and the government of Mexico signed an agreement to jointly combat climate change. This agreement will strengthen cooperation in adaptation and mitigation to climate change, as well as combating forest fires, improving air quality and promoting ...
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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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Studying in the United States

Upcomping Event: Studying in the United States When: Tuesday, July 1, 5-7pm Where: IMACULTA, near Parque Olimpico, Av. Constitución, Colonia Jardín, Matamoros Cost: Free! We invite you to attend a special event about student visas. Consular officers will be there to talk about their experiences studying in the United States and will explain the student ...
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Si Mexico

What:  Fair / Exposition of Mexican Universities at UTEP Where: Undergraduate Learning Center at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) When: Thursday, March 5th: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Fair/Exposition; 10:00 – 10:15 am Ceremony and Remarks All media is invited to the ceremony at 10:00 am In 2013, presidents Enrique Peña Nieto ...
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U.S. Northern Command Donates Medical Equipment to the Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Parral

The Chihuahua State Government through its Health Secretary received medical equipment worth more than $9,000 dollars from the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).  The donated equipment will complement existing capabilities at the Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Parral. The ceremony was attended by the U.S. Consul General Ian Brownlee, the Chihuahua State Governor Cesar Duarte ...
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Donation of furniture and school supplies from USNORTHCOM to benefit La Gaviota School

On January 22, DIF Ascensión received a donation worth more than $12,000 in donated classroom furniture and school supplies from U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) to benefit La Gaviota primary school in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. U.S. Consul General Ian Brownlee personally attended the ceremony to deliver the donated items.  The donation was part of USNORTHCOM’s ...
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