As the President has made very clear, no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change, as we are already seeing these threats in communities across the country.
This is, as you know, the fourth round, if we’re counting, of discussions on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations. Obviously, in between the third round, which was in Havana, and this fourth round, there have been a couple of, shall we say, more senior meetings to discuss the bilateral relationship in Panama, both Secretary Kerry meeting with his counterpart and President Obama meeting with President Castro.
The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil collaborates with Brazilian Aviation Officials to organize Airport Infrastructure Conference
The U.S. Embassy's Commercial Service in coordination with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Brazilian Federation of Chambers of Commerce, organized a Brazil Airport Infrastructure Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo on May 18-19.
It matters to all of us how the technology is used and how it’s governed. That is precisely why the United States considers the promotion of an open and secure internet to be a key component of our foreign policy.
On May 21, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will host a delegation from the Cuban government led by Josefina Vidal, Director General of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to continue discussions on re-establishing diplomatic relations and re-opening embassies.
U.S. Mission News and Events
Ambassador Liliana Ayalde Declares U.S. Consulate General “Embassy for the Day” to Honor the City’s 450th Anniversary
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, visited Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the city. At the occasion, Ambassador Ayalde declared the U.S. Consulate General to be “Embassy for the Day,” in a special ceremony in which she signed a declaration and unveiled the U.S. Embassy seal as a special tribute to the 450th anniversary of Rio.
Ambassador Liliana Ayalde Participates in the Launch of USAID-Blaze NGO First Sports Project for People with Disability in Brazil
Ambassador Liliana Ayalde, along with Consul General John Creamer, visited the Vila Olímpica Parque das Vizinhanças Dias Gomes, in the neighborhood of Deodoro, where they participated in the launch of USAID’s first sports project for people with disabilities in Brazil.
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