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Embassy Earth Day Clean-Up Event

On Thursday, April 23, the Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires Bradley Freden led Embassy volunteers in picking up trash in the neighborhood around the Embassy in honor of Earth Day. Equipped with latex gloves, trash bags and ropes, all the volunteers were divided into three groups to cover a wider area. The three teams went outside and started ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative Fuels Student Exchanges

ShareAmerica / Stephen Kaufman The Obama administration’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative has brought more than 72,000 students from Latin America and the Caribbean to study in the United States every year. Nearly 47,000 U.S. students also are studying in countries around the region, Secretary of State John Kerry told the 45th Annual Washington Conference of ...
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The Seventh Summit of the Americas: The President’s Trip and a Historic Meeting

By Jenna Brayton / White House This past week, President Obama participated in the seventh Summit of the Americas, in Panama City, Panama. The Summit of the Americas is a tradition that brings together the leaders of North and South America to discuss issues that impact the Americas. President Obama’s participation in the Summit highlights ...
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