At yesterday’s State Department sports diplomacy showcase featuring the World Cup trophy, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan announced the Bureau’s two latest sports exchange programs under the “Sports for All” initiative led by Mission Brazil and ECA.
The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil announces visa statistics for the month of March 2014
The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil processed over eighty-thousand visas in March. Demand continues to grow, especially in Recife, which saw a twenty-four percent rise in visas processed over the same time last year.
U.S. Mission News and Events
“Football is more than just the World Cup, it’s more than just the game”, said Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team, after the announcement of the Sports for All initiative by the U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde.
After a two-year English Language course, 48 public school students graduated from the Access Microscholarship Program, promoted by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. The ceremony was held at binational center ABA.