U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis Visits Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro

“We seek to strengthen a cooperative, strategic partnership that is transparent, trustworthy, and steady.” Brasilia, August 14, 2018 – The Secretary of Defense of the United States, James N. Mattis, visited Brasilia on August 12-13, 2018 and Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2018.  In Brasilia, Secretary Mattis met with Minister of External Relations Aloysio Nunes ...
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Secretary Mattis Remarks: Brazil’s Escola Superior de Guerra

SECRETARY MATTIS REMARKS: BRAZIL’S ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE GUERRA Rio de Janeiro, 14 August 2018 (As delivered)  MC: Present in the auditorium, His Excellence James Norman Mattis, U.S. Secretary of Defense, accompanied by His Excellence Army General Décio Luis Schons, Commander of the Brazilian War College, and military officers. General Schons:  Good morning, everyone, ladies and gentlemen. It’s for ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018

  United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia are traveling to Rio Verde, Goias on August 28, 2018.  A Consular Officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens

Message for U.S. Citizens – Sao Paulo, August 9, 2018 Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens – August 16th, 2:30 pm br.usembassy.gov Attention U.S. citizens living in the São Paulo consular district!  The U.S. Consulate in São Paulo will hold its first ever virtual town hall with the American Citizen Services office.  For more information regarding ...
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U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue Roundtable Discussion: The Private Sector on Trade Facilitation

The U.S.-Brazil Business Council, Amcham Brasil, U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, and Brazil’s Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services invite you to participate in a trade facilitation public-private sector roundtable on August 2 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the U.S. Chamber in Washington D.C.
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on August 24, 2018

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on August 24, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Consular representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais on Friday August 24, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth ...
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Readout of Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Minister of Finance Eduardo Guardia of Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Today, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Brazilian Minister of Finance Eduardo Guardia. The Secretary and Minister reaffirmed the importance of bilateral economic ties between the United States and Brazil, and discussed the importance of Brazil’s reform efforts for achieving strong and broad-based economic growth, trade, and security. Secretary Mnuchin ...
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60 Access Program Students Visit U.S. Embassy Brasília for Intensive Session

On July 18, 2018, 60 recipients of the English Access Microscholarship Program visited U.S. Embassy Brasília for an afternoon-long Intensive Session. Students from Taguatinga, DF participated in this event, one of many occurring during the month of July throughout Brazil - in Salvador, BA; Recife, PE; Franca, SP; Belém, PA; and Uberlândia and Belo Horizonte, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reorganization of Consular Districts in Brazil

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Reorganization of Consular Districts in Brazil https://br.usembassy.gov/ Effective immediately, the United States Mission in Brazil is modifying the administration of consular districts in Brazil. The state of Minas Gerais is joining Brasilia’s consular district and the state of Santa Catarina is joining that of Porto Alegre. ...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, and Second Lady Pence Visit  Brasilia and Manaus, Brazil

Vice President of the United States Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence visited Brasilia on June 26 and Manaus on June 27, 2018, highlighting progress in several areas of bilateral cooperation and the excellent relationship between the United States and Brazil. In Brasilia, Vice President Pence met with Brazilian President Michel Temer in Planalto, ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence to Migrant Community at the Santa Catarina Shelter

Thank you, Father Alex.  It is a great privilege for my wife Karen and I to be here with you, with Archbishop Don Sergio here at Santa Catarina, which is demonstrating the love of God by being the hands and feet of Christ to people from Venezuela.  Would you join me in thanking this wonderful ...
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ACS Assistant Trainee Level / Vaga aberta até 12 de julho

Announcement Number:              Recife-2018-04-T Position Title and Number:          ACS Assistant – A32-022-T – Trainee Level Opening Period:                             From Wednesday, June 27, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018 Series/Grade:                                  LE (Locally Employed)-1420 / FSN-6 FS (Foreign Service)-1420 / FP-8 Salary:                                               LE: (BRL) 53,280.00 per year FP: (USD) 38,468.00 per year For More Info:                                E-mail Address: ...
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ACS Assistant – Full Performance / Closing date for this position: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Announcement Number:              Recife-2018-04 Position Title and Number:          ACS Assistant – A32-022 – Full Performance Opening Period:                             From Wednesday, June 27, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018 Series/Grade:                                  LE (Locally Employed)-1420 / FSN-7 FS (Foreign Service)-1420 / FP-7 Salary:                                               LE: (BRL) 63,014.00 per year FP: (USD) 43,031.00 per year For More Info:                                E-mail Address: ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Temer of Brazil in Joint Press Statements

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release June 26, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AND PRESIDENT TEMER OF THE FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL IN JOINT PRESS STATEMENTS Itamaraty Palace Brasilia, Brazil PRESIDENT TEMER:  (As interpreted.)  First of all, I wish to say that it gives me great pleasure to have Vice ...
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Credentialing for the official event with the Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence

The Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Brasilia on June 26, 2018 for meetings with the Brazilian Government.  As part of the visit, the Second Lady will be highlighting the Sister Cities partnership between Brasilia and Washington, D.C. with a tree planting at Espaço Israel Pinheiro. 
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Registration for the 2019 Youth Ambassadors Program goes until August 12. Don’t miss this opportunity!

The United States Embassy announces that applications for the 17th annual Youth Ambassadors Program, a three-week exchange program in the United States, are open until August 12.
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on July 6, 2018

 United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on July 6, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Consular representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais on Friday July 6, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and provide notarial services on that ...
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Consulate promotes seminar about security

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife, through the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), carried out another project of International Technical Cooperation in collaboration with the Federal Police of Pernambuco state. On June 7th and 8th the seminar was presented in Recife on Security and International Technical Cooperation between Brazil and the United States. The training reinforced ...
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American Diplomat Receives Medal of Honor from the Civil Police

The Civil Police of Rio de Janeiro honored on May 24 Matthew N. Jackson, Foreign Service officer and Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent with the U.S. Department of State (DOS), with one of its highest honors: the Medal of Friendship; recognizing his work in advancing international cooperation and public security in Brazil. Jackson is the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Officer Visiting Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia will be in Belem, Para, on June 13, 2018.  A consular officer will be available to meet with U.S. citizens, accept U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, and provide notarial services on that date from 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  For ...
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Secretary’s Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)

Just as we did when this first body met 70 years ago, the United States continues to place a great deal of value on the OAS and its role in forging a hemisphere distinguished by democracy, peace, respect for human rights, and cooperation. We must all do our part to strengthen the OAS to deal ...
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Security Alert – United States Mission to Brazil (May 24, 2018)

Location: Brazil Event: The Brazilian truckers’ association strike is disrupting normal fuel and goods distribution throughout Brazil. Cities in the interior of Brazil located further from refining and food distribution centers are likely to be more impacted than others. The Brazilian government is engaged in meetings to resolve the strike. Once resolved, it could take ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Independence Day Celebration at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Independence Day Celebration at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia June 30, 2018  U.S. Citizens and their immediate family members are invited to an Independence Day celebration on June 30.The event will include food for purchase at a special price from food trucks, a bike parade, games, entertainment, ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira

The Secretary and Foreign Minister reaffirmed the strong bilateral relations between the two countries and the importance of the U.S.-Brazil economic partnership. They discussed our joint economic growth agenda, security cooperation, and global issues. The Secretary also thanked Foreign Minister Nunes for his leadership in advocating for a peaceful, transparent, and democratic resolution to the ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travel to Argentina and Brazil

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina from May 20-21 to lead the U.S. delegation to the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting offers an opportunity for foreign ministers to exchange views and collaborate on global economic, political, and security ...
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U.S. Embassy and partners celebrate National Police Week with 5k charity run

The U.S. Embassy’s Regional Security Office (RSO) highlighted National Police Week with a 5k charity run on May 12, along with key partners – The Federal District Military Police,Presidential Guard Battalion, DETRAN, CrossFit Noa and others.  The National Police Week 5k is sponsored by the Officer Down Memorial Page, a U.S. charity organization in Washington, D.C.  The event ...
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Dispatcher – Full Performance – Open until May 31, 2018.

U.S. Mission                                 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Announcement Number:            Rio de Janeiro – 2018-08 Re-advertisement Position Title and Number:        Dispatcher – A52787 Opening Period:                          Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Thursday, May 31, 2018 Series/Grade:                                LE (Locally ...
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Dispatcher – Trainee Level – Open until May 31, 2018.

U.S. Mission                                 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Announcement Number:            Rio de Janeiro – 2018-08T Re-advertisement Position Title and Number:        Dispatcher – A52787 Opening Period:                           Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Thursday, May 31, 2018 Series/Grade:                                LE ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Diplomatic Reception Room 2:13 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans:  Today, I want to update the world on our efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. The Iranian regime is the leading state sponsor of terror.  It exports dangerous missiles, fuels conflicts across the Middle East, and supports terrorist proxies and militias ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence During a Protocolary Meeting at the Organization of American States

Ambassador Gonzalez, Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, permanent representatives, distinguished members of Congress, ambassadors, all of our honored guests, it is my great honor to be here in the House of the Americas to address this session of the Organization of American States.  Thank you for the honor of being with you today.
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Closure of Fortaleza Consular Agency

  United States Consulate General Recife, Brazil Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Closure of Fortaleza Consular Agency   The U.S. Consular Agency in Fortaleza will be temporarily closed from May 16 through June 10, 2018.   Normal business hours will resume on Monday, June 11, 2018. For emergencies involving U.S. citizens, you may contact the ...
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Earth Day contest at the U.S. Embassy recognizes student artwork

Students from the art classes at the American School of Brasilia (EAB) and the School of Nations (EDN) participated in an Earth Day art contest organized by the U.S. Embassy’s Green Team, as an initiative to promote greater awareness of the importance of recycling to protect the oceans and environment.
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Nurse – Deadline May 4, 2018

U.S. Mission:                                   Sao Paulo, Brazil Announcement Number:               Sao Paulo-2018-09 Position Title and Number:           Nurse – A50-205 and A50-206 Opening Period:                             From Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Friday, May 04, 2018 Series/Grade:       ...
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Health Unit Administrative Clerk – Deadline May 9, 2018

U.S. Mission                                 Sao Paulo, Brazil Announcement Number:             Sao Paulo-2018-11 Position Title and Number:         Health Unit Administrative Clerk – A50-055 Opening Period:                           From Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Series/Grade:           ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Phone Outage at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro April 21, 2018

There will be a phone outage at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro on Saturday April 21, 2018, from approximately 06:00 to 24:00 the same day. If you have an emergency involving a U.S. citizen and you need to inform the Consulate, during the date and hours listed above, you may call the following temporary ...
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Remarks by Vice-President Pence at First Plenary Session of the Summit of the Americas

 Secretary General Almagro, President Vizcarra, Presidents, Prime Ministers, and leaders from across the Western Hemisphere -- it is my great honor to join you today, as Vice President of the United States of America, at the 8th Summit of the Americas.
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Declaration on Venezuela

The heads of state and government of Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Saint Lucia, and the Vice President of the United States, meeting on the occasion of the VIII Summit of the Americas, in light of the steady breakdown of constitutional order in Venezuela ...
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Summit of the Americas: Information to Journalists

Dear journalists, During the Summit of the Americas, from April 13-14, the Media Center of the Americas will cover the events and distribute information such as speeches, statements and press releases in Portuguese, English, and Spanish on behalf of the United States delegation. If you are interested in receiving the information about the Summit, click on ...
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Town Hall in Recife

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife, Brazil is pleased to invite you to this year’s Town Hall Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00to 9:00PM at the Courtyard Marriott Recife Av. Eng. Domingos Ferreira, 4661|Boa Viagem|Recife|PE SPACE IS LIMITED  R.S.V.P. at recifeacs@state.gov by Monday, April 16 Please provide the full name and CPF or government-issued photo identification number ...
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Security Alert – United States Mission to Brazil (April 6, 2018): Porto Alegre

A sizable protest, with potential for violence, is planned for today, Friday April 6 in Porto Alegre. The demonstration is being organized in response to the recent legal proceedings involving former President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva, and will take place at Esquina Democratica – beginning at 5:00 p.m. and possibly going until midnight.  Other ...
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Administrative Clerk/Assistant – Deadline April 18, 2018

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/09   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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USAID and Ministry of Environment Sign Agreement to Launch of Program of Technical Cooperation on Amazon Biodiversity Conservation

On April 5, 2018, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Country Director, Michael Eddy, and Minister of the Environment, José Sarney Filho, signed an agreement on the Amazon Biodiversity Conservation Program of Technical Cooperation in a ceremony with participants from the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC), the Chico Mendes Institute (ICMBio) and the National Indigenous Peoples ...
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Administrative Clerk – Deadline April 16, 2018

 U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/06   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Do you want to study in the U.S., but don’t know where to start?

The U.S. Mission in Brazil, together with the Department of State’s EducationUSA and partner institutions in Fortaleza, Recife, Belo Horizonte, Cuiabá, Campinas, Curitiba, and Rio de Janeiro, will host an EducationUSA Roadshow for Brazilians interested in studying in the United States. 
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Dispatcher

U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/08  Re-advertisement   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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Virtual Speaker Discusses Entrepreneurship at WeWork, Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro – On March 20, 2018, the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro collaborated with an entrepreneurship accelerator, Fábrica de Startups, to host an event with virtual speaker Patrick McGinnis , the author of a bestseller book, “The 10% Entrepreneur.”  The event at the WeWork Rio de Janeiro coworking space, attracted an audience of ...
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Consulate Honors and Encourages Female Entrepreneurs for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, U.S. Consulate General in Recife, in partnership with YLAI Alumni Camila Borges and IVLP Alumni Alfredo Junior hosted a dynamic event to promote networking and encourage linkages between female entrepreneurs in Recife titled “Café com Estratégia—Edição Mulheres”. Thirty-one women from different backgrounds, representing start-ups, established business and social enterprises ...
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Secretary (Temporary)

U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/10     Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States 

On January 19, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of aluminum articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862).
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Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States

1.  On January 11, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of steel mill articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862).
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 201

Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 2018 United States Mission to Brazil- March 15, 2018 br.usembassy.gov Important notice: Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants ...
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Statement from the United States, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom on the Attack in Salisbury

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2018 Statement from the United States, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom on the Attack in Salisbury  We, the leaders of France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, abhor the attack that took place against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in ...
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U.S. Guru in digital and media literacy to give lectures in Sao Paulo and Brasilia

Professor Renee Hobbs, an internationally-recognized authority on digital and media literacy education, will visit Sao Paulo (March 8-11) and Brasilia (March 12-15), to give lectures and discuss issues related to the quality of education in digital literacy and media and how to improve digital and media literacy through community research and services.
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Dispatcher

U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/08   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley inaugurates EducationUSA office at Belo Horizonte BNC

Ambassador Michael McKinley inaugurated the EducationUSA office at ICBEU (Brazil-United States Cultural Institute) in Belo Horizonte on March 7, 2018. Open to the public, the office provides free advising services to anyone seeking to study in the United States for undergraduate studies, graduate studies, or English-language coursework. This is the third EducationUSA office in the ...
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 Demonstration Alert: SUSPENSION OF REGULAR SERVICES TO U.S. CITIZENS AND CANCELLATION OF VISA APPOINTMENTS on  MARCH 5, 2018

Demonstration Alert: Suspension of regular services to U.S. Citizens and Cancellation of Visa Appointments  on  March 5, 2018 U.S. Consulate Sao Paulo March 4, 2018  Demonstration Alert U. S. Consulate Sao Paulo   Location: U.S. Consulate Sao Paulo — Sao Paulo, Brazil.   Event: The Consulate has been notified of a demonstration that will take place, at the ...
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Human Resources Assistant

U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/07   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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Rescheduling of Voter Information Session

   U.S. Consulate São Paulo https://br.usembassy.gov Phone +55 (11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brazil February 20, 2018 Message for U.S. Citizens Rescheduling of Voter Information Session The information sessionon voting for U.S. citizens, originally scheduled for February 27,has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 2 p.m.  As previously advised, the session will be held at the ...
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Consular Services in Belo Horizonte on March 2, 2018

United States Consulate General Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Services in Belo Horizonte on March 2, 2018 Representatives from U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro, American Citizen Services Unit, will visit Belo Horizonte on Friday March 2, 2018. Consular officials will provide U.S. passport and notarial services, by appointment only.  You can schedule ...
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Reminder to exercise precautions in yellow fever-affected areas

As advised in our message of January 24, there has been a resurgence in human cases of yellow fever in various regions of Brazil, including the Sao Paulo city and state.  At this time, we are joining authorities in monitoring the situation in the Santo Amaro neighborhood of Sao Paulo, where the U.S. Consulate is ...
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Brazilian educators participate in the 1st edition of STEM TechCamp Brasil 2018

Sixty educators from 26 Brazilian states and the Federal District have been selected to participate in the first edition of Stem TechCamp Brasil 2018 – an initiative focused on the active learning of STEM in Brazilian public high school. The program lasts 12 months and aims to offer innovative tools for high school teachers from ...
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Secretary – U.S. Citizens only

U.S. Consulate Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/06   Open to:                     U.S. Citizens Only / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Visa Clerk – deadline: February 27, 2018

U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/02   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  Position:                    Visa Clerk, ...
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Visa Assistant (Team Leader) – deadline: February 27, 2018

U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/01   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  Position:                    Visa Assistant ...
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Project Management Specialist (Environment) – deadline: February 23, 2018

U.S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/8   Open to:                     All Interested Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  Position:                    Project Management Specialist (Environment), FSN-11; FP-4 and C04-4005-AID Opening Date:           Thursday, February 8, 2018 Closing Date:             Friday, February 23, 2018 Work Hours:              Full-time, 40 hours/week Salary:                        ...
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Consulate Sao Paulo to Hold Voting Info Session

U.S. Consulate São Paulo https://br.usembassy.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil   February 6, 2017 The U.S. Consulate in São Paulo is pleased to announce an information session on voting for American citizens, scheduled for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2 p.m.  The information session will be held at the U.S. Consulate General in São ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Mission to Brazil (February 2, 2018)

Health Alert – U. S. Mission to Brazil (February 2, 2018)   Location: Wenceslau Guimarães in Bahia State Event:  Brazilian public health officials have reported an outbreak of locally-transmitted malaria in the town of Wenceslau Guimarães in Bahia State. Accordingly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a Level 2 alert for ...
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Assistant Secretary Risch leads U.S. delegation in bilateral Consular Dialogue

Brasilia, February 2, 2018: Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Carl Risch joined Ambassador P. Michael McKinley in leading a U.S. delegation in a collaborative and productive bilateral Consular Dialogue with the government of Brazil on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Brasilia.
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Visa Clerk – deadline: February 21, 2018

U.S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2018/7   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   ...
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U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo launches photo contest and gives iPad as prize

The U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo launches a photo contest “What do you like the most about the United States?” sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The two winning photos will be published as cover pages for the Consulate’s page on Facebook, and the authors of the photos will each win as a ...
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Health Alert: U. S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil (January 24, 2018)

Following a resurgence in human cases of yellow fever, the Government of Brazil recently extended the areas where vaccination is recommended and has initiated intensive vaccination campaigns in major cities in the states of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Bahia. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization ...
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Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Youth Ambassadors Program: 50 outstanding youths in public education will represent Brazil in the United States

Fifty public school students from all over Brazil, selected to attend the sixteenth edition of the Young Ambassadors Program, arrive in Brasilia on January 9, before leaving for a three-week cultural exchange in the United States. They speak English fluently and are examples in their communities through their leadership and volunteering.
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Over four hundred and seventy English language teachers from public schools head to the United States for professional training

Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), a foundation linked to the Ministry of Education (MEC), the Fulbright Commission, the United States Embassy in Brazil and the Department of State, are celebrating a record number of Brazilians taking part in educational, professional and cultural exchanges in the USA. Today, January 12, 479 English ...
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Press Release – Travel Advisory

The Department of State has recently streamlined its worldwide consular messaging system to issue a Travel Advisory for every country. The Advisory takes existing travel information previously contained within travel warnings and alerts and emergency and security messages and converts it into consistent worldwide standardized format.
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Remarks at an Emergency UN Security Council Briefing on Iran

In the past week, what has happened on the ground throughout the nation of Iran is something the world must take note of. It is a spontaneous expression of fundamental human rights. The Iranian people are rising up in over 79 locations throughout the country. It is a powerful exhibition of brave people who have ...
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Improvements to Safety and Security Information

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 3, 2018   On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every ...
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Happy Holidays!

As the year 2017 comes to a close, the American Consulate family in Rio de Janeiro wishes to express our gratitude to our Brazilian friends and partners for your support and collaboration throughout the year.  Together we’ve done some great things in 2017. May you all have a happy and prosperous new year!
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security and Personal Security Best Practices As the holiday season approaches, we would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about effective personal security practices and pass along helpful tips.  This is also a good time to get familiarized with the State Department’s recently updated and redesigned travel website  and review ...
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American Presence Post co-sponsors “American Day” at Mineirão stadium

American Presence Officer in Belo Horizonte Rita Rico welcomed the public to the American Day cultural and sports event held outside Belo Horizonte’s Mineirão stadium. The event was covered by local TV Globo Minas . American Day was co-sponsored by the American Presence Post in Belo Horizonte. The event took place in advance of the inaugural Brazil vs. Argentina American football ...
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USTDA Advances Aviation Cooperation with Brazil

Brasília, December 15, 2017 – This week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency hosted a workshop supporting Phase III of the U.S.-Brazil Aviation Partnership (AP), a public-private cooperation program supporting Brazil’s aviation infrastructure development goals, while connecting U.S. companies to business opportunities in the growing sector. The workshop addressed issues, practices and technologies related to airport ...
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Venezuela: Humanitarian Aid for the Venezuelan People

The United States stands with the Venezuelan people, and supports their efforts to resolve the economic, political, and humanitarian crises facing their country. We remain deeply concerned that the Venezuelan people are experiencing dire humanitarian conditions, to include lack of access to affordable food and vital medicine, medical supplies, malnutrition, and a rise in malaria ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed December 22, 2017 – January 2, 2018

CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED DECEMBER 22, 2017 – JANUARY 2, 2018 Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) from December 22, 2017 – January 2, 2018. For any urgent matter please contact the U.S. Consulate in Recife via e-mail at ...
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USTDA partners with Brazil to promote value-based procurement

Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Brazil, launching a partnership under the Global Procurement Initiative: Understanding Best Value (GPI).  Through the agreement, USTDA will partner with the Government of Brazil’s Ministry of Planning, Development and Management to promote international best practices in public procurement and ...
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The Visit of the U.S. Navy Amphibious Assault Ship to Rio de Janeiro

On November 30, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp arrived in Rio de Janeiro for a short visit.  The vessel docked at Mauá pier, after a two-month mission in the Caribbean supporting hurricane relief operations.  Wasp is stopping in Rio while in transit to its new homeport in Sasebo, Japan, where it is slated to ...
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Private Initiative for the Sustainable Development of the Amazon was launched on 12/06

The Partnership Platform for the Amazon (PPA) was launched on Wednesday, December 6, and brought together companies of different sizes and from different sectors around a common goal: to discuss the challenges and opportunities private sector engagement in promoting the sustainable development of the Amazon. 
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Latest Results From the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

On the eve of World AIDS Day 2017, the United States announced that the impact of President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has reached historic highs through the program’s rapid acceleration of HIV prevention and treatment efforts, driven by transparent, accountable, and cost-effective investments.
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Thanksgiving Message from Ambassador P. Michael McKinley

On behalf of the entire U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Brazil, my wife Fatima and I would like to extend our warmest wishes to all Americans celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday in Brazil. As we gather with friends and family, around dinner tables in the United States or abroad, we carry on with a tradition dating back ...
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Brazil is the 10th leading country worldwide sending students to the United States

According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Brazil is the 10th leading country worldwide sending students to the United States. 
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U.S. Coast Guard & Federal Police of Brazil to co-host the 22nd Multilateral Maritime Counter Drug Summit (MMCDS) in Brasilia, Brazil

U.S. Coast Guard Office of Maritime Law Enforcement and the Brazilian Federal Police to co-host the 22nd Multilateral Maritime Counter Drug Summit in Brasilia, Brazil on November 7th & 8th.  The Multilateral Maritime Counter Drug Summit (MMCDS) joins 125 maritime counter drug professionals from the operational and legal communities representing nearly 25 countries across North, South, and ...
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Scholarship opportunities for low-income youths at the U.S. universities: Applications until January 14

The Academic Opportunities Program, sponsored by the US Department of State, is receiving applications until January 14. The program aims to support students who are qualified and come from low-income families in the application process for undergraduate and graduate scholarships in the U.S. Universities.
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Space engineer and virtual reality entrepreneur visits Belo Horizonte at U.S. Mission’s invitation

Space engineer and entrepreneur Mary Spio was invited by the Department of State to participate in Belo Horizonte events in November 2017 with Brazilian students and entrepreneurs.  Spio delivered the keynote speech at the state government-sponsored FINIT Innovation and Technology Fair and presented virtual reality as the next great technology wave.  In the photo, American ...
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Security Policy Changes in Recife for U.S. Personnel

United States Consulate General in Recife, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Policy Changes in Recife for U.S. Personnel br.usembassy.gov November 03, 2017 In light of crime on public buses in Recife, the Consulate General in Recife is restricting Americans who work for the U.S. Mission to Brazil and their families, and members of household ...
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U.S. Mission to Brazil promotes changes in the Applicant Service Centers (ASCs)

New operating hours and services aim to streamline and improve the process for visa applicants across Brazil Brasilia, November 1, 2017 – The U.S. Mission in Brazil informs that the Applicant Service Centers (ASCs) located in the cities of Brasília, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Recife, and Rio de Janeiro will begin new weekday operating hours – ...
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U.S. Embassy unveils the list of the 50 Young Ambassadors selected for the 2018 program

The United States Embassy in Brazil unveiled, this Tuesday, October 31, the names of 50 Brazilian students selected to take part in the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program.  This year’s program has at least one student from each Brazilian State and the Federal District.  The program is sponsored by the U.S. Diplomatic Mission and public and ...
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Space engineer and tech innovator visits Florianopolis, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte

Space engineer and tech innovator Mary Spio will visit Florianopolis, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte, from October 30th to November 4th, to attend lectures, seminars and meet with Brazilian entrepreneurs and students. Mary Spio's visit is one of many initiatives of the US Diplomatic Mission to Brazil to promote dialogue on technology and innovation.
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U.S. Judge Speaker Inspires Conversation about Effective Probation Programs

Rio de Janeiro – During a Oct. 1-6 visit to Brazil, a U.S. speaker, Judge Steven Alm, engaged with state and federal judges, prosecutors, and law students presenting the Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) program that he developed in 2004.  The HOPE model have been successful in lowering the cases of recidivism in over 30 U.S. state courts.  In Vitoria, ...
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Technology companies discuss the future of the digital economy in Brazil

The United States Department of Commerce in Brazil and the São Paulo State Federation of Industries (FIESP) will hold the Digital Economy Conference, in São Paulo, on Thursday, October 26. The event will bring together representatives of the public and private sectors to discuss the future of the digital economy, opportunities in Brazil and the challenges ...
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The United States and Brazil Promote Commercial Defense Partnership at the 2nd U.S.-Brazil Defense Industry Dialogue

The Department of Commerce reaffirmed its intent to broaden and deepen its partnership with Brazil in the defense sector at today’s U.S.-Brazil Defense Industry Dialogue (DID), held on the margins of the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting, in Washington. U.S. officials from the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and State hosted a high-level delegation ...
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U.C. Berkeley Program Alumni Connect with Entrepreneurship Experts

Start-up and Innovation at Museu do Amanhã Rio de Janeiro, September 22, 2017 – U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro partnered with the renowned Museu do Amanhã in Rio de Janeiro to connect sixty entrepreneurs, students, and business leaders at a networking event about start-up and innovation in Brazil.  This event was a follow-up ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice Regarding Social Security Services  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States.  Effective October 1, 2017, individuals residing in Brazil who require ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia 

  United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia September 29, 2017   The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia is pleased to announce a Town Hall for United States citizens and Social Security beneficiaries on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 p.m..  In addition to an opening address ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Fortaleza

The U.S. Consulate General is pleased to invite you for a Town Hall in Fortaleza Monday, October 2, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  Hotel Luzeiros Av. Beira Mar, 2600 – Meireles, Fortaleza – CE The event will feature speakers from the Federal Police Department of Immigration and Arpen (the Brazilian Notary Association).  The U.S. Consulate General ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zuzu Angel and Mascarenhas Tunnels currently closed

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro riodejaneiro.usconsulate.gov Zuzu Angel and Mascarenhas Tunnels are currently shut down due to police operations. U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro has advised its personnel to avoid the area around those tunnels due to the current activity there. The Consulate takes this opportunity to remind you ...
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U.S. Awards $25 Million to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 14, 2017   The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a groundbreaking $25 million award to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery for transformational programs around the world to reduce the prevalence of modern slavery – also known as human trafficking. ...
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Remarks by Vice President Mike Pence to The United Nations Security Council

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release Security Council Chamber 11:16 A.M.  EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Chairperson Faki, President Ramos-Horta, distinguished members of the Security Council, it’s a great honor to be with you today in the midst of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. As we gather at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Fortaleza

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife is pleased to invite you for a Town Hall on Monday, October 2, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  at Hotel Luzeiros Fortaleza Av. Beira Mar, 2600 – Meireles, Fortaleza – CE The event will feature speakers from the Federal Police Department of Immigration and Arpen (the Brazilian Notary Association).  The U.S. ...
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U.S. diplomat visits “San Pedro Valley” company

American Presence Officer Rita Rico visited Samba Tech, Latin America’s leading video hosting company and part of the local startup community known as “San Pedro Valley.” Rico met with the company’s marketing director, Pedro Filizola, and learned about Samba Tech’s plans to expand its business to the United States.
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on Brazil’s Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release   On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Brazil as you celebrate the 195th anniversary of Brazil’s independence. Brazil and the United States are longstanding partners. The United States was the first country to recognize ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting on Social Security

 Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopaulossa@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil  September 5, 2017 The U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for American citizens and Social Security beneficiaries, scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2 p.m.  The town hall will be held at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Porto Alegre

SAVE THE DATE! The U.S. Consulate in Porto Alegre, Brazil is pleased to invite you to our introductory Town Hall Meeting  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre Av. Assis Brasil, 1889 | Passo D’Areia | Porto Alegre | RS R.S.V.P at PortoAlegreACS@state.gov by Friday, Sept. 15 Please provide the ...
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As of September 10, the Alto de Pinheiros ASC will transfer its operations to Vila Mariana

São Paulo, September 1st, 2017 – The U.S. Mission to Brazil informs that, as of Sunday, September 10, operations at the Applicant Service Center (ASC) in Alto de Pinheiros, São Paulo, will be transferred to the Vila Mariana unit at Avenida José Maria Whitaker, 370, São Paulo. The transfer will allow the U.S. Mission to concentrate its services in a single ...
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Top travel destination for Brazilians? USA!

São Paulo, August 24, 2017 – Readers of the magazine Viagem e Turismo recently selected the United States as the 2017 top travel destination for Brazilians. The travel magazine published a special August edition: “The Best of Travel and Tourism 2017/2018.” The magazine features information about Brazilians traveling to the United States with special sections ...
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Cultural Affairs Officer visited local Binational Centers

Sao Paulo, August 28, 2017 — Cultural Affairs Officer Scott Smith visited local Binational Centers in the cities of Marília, Tupã, and Lins, where he participated in roundtable discussions with students to discuss American culture and higher education. He also met with each BNC’s director to underscore the importance of the partnership and to explore ...
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EducationUSA Fair attracts 1,000+ in São Paulo

São Paulo, August 24, 2017 – US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, attended the opening ceremony of the EducationUSA Fair, in São Paulo. Thirty-five American universities participated in the event, which attracted more than 1,300 visitors. “Having more Brazilian students in the US will strengthen the relationship between the two countries and prepare ...
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Consul General Zuniga participates in official opening ceremony of the Sports Stars program

On August 5, at Sesc Itaquera, Consul  General Ricardo Zuniga participated in an official opening ceremony of the Stars of Sport program, which marked the beginning of the fifth edition of the Stars of Basketball, the fourth edition of the Football Stars and the second edition of the Stars of the Baseball. The programs are ...
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PAO Sanders lectures about advancements and challenges in diplomacy during Women’s Congress in Floripa 

On July 31, Public Affairs Officer Corina Sanders participated of the  13th Women’s Worlds (WW) Congress —an international and interdisciplinary meeting about women — which took place from July 30-August 4, 2017 in Florianópolis, at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). The overriding theme was “Transformations, Connections, and Movements”. The congress goal was to provide ...
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Alabama Special Primary Runoff Election Scheduled for September 26

Alabama Special Primary Runoff Election Scheduled for September 26   The State of Alabama will conduct a special primary runoff election on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions. A special primary election was held on August 15, 2017. With no candidate receiving more than 50% of the ...
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Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo

    Consulate General of the United States of America www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br saopauloacs@state.gov Phone (55 11) 3250-5000 São Paulo, Brasil August 17, 2017   Increased Criminal Activity in Parts of Sao Paulo There have been several recent criminal incidents in the Sao Paulo neighborhood of Santo Amaro, particularly on Rua Belterra between the hours of midnight and 5:00 ...
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Want to study in the USA but not sure where to begin?

35 US universities promote study opportunities in Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and São Paulo   The United States Mission in Brazil, in partnership with the Department of State’s EducationUSA and partnering institutions in Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and São Paulo, is organizing the EducationUSA Show for Brazilians interested in studying in the United States. Thirty-five ...
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US Independence Day Celebration in Sao Paulo

The US Independence Day, July 4, was celebrated by the US Diplomatic Mission in six Brazilian capitals:  Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre and Recife. This year we celebrated the 241st anniversary of US Independence. In Sao Paulo, the reception was held at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) on June 28 ...
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Liberation of Mosul

On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I congratulate Prime Minister Abadi and the Iraqi people on their liberation of Mosul. This is a critical milestone in the global fight against ISIS, and underscores the success of the international effort led by the Iraqi Security Forces.
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Security message for U.S. Citizens: Increased crime on Corcovado hiking trails – July 7, 2017

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro July7, 2017 Increased Crime on Corcovado Mountain Hiking Trails According to security authorities, there has been a steady increase in crime on and around mountain hiking trails, particularly since January 2017.  Based on this information, the Consulate is temporarily restricting access for its employees ...
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U.S. Celebrates Independence Day in Belo Horizonte and promotes Kentucky Derby

The Country Public Affairs Officer and American Presence Officer hosted more than 80 Minas Gerais guests from government and educational, cultural and commercial sectors at a Kentucky Derby-themed Independence Day party. The event promoted Kentucky Bourbon imports by offering guests the traditional ‘mint julep’ cocktail. The celebration was covered by local TV show ‘Programa Gui Moreira’ , which airs on the local SBT ...
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An Unacceptable Assault on Venezuela’s National Assembly

The United States condemns the July 5 attack on members of the Venezuelan National Assembly by armed supporters of the government of President Nicolas Maduro. This violence, perpetrated during the celebration of Venezuela’s independence, is an assault on the democratic principles cherished by the men and women who struggled for Venezuela’s independence 206 years ago ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Porto Alegre June 30, 2017

United States Consulate Porto Alegre, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Porto Alegre June 30, 2017 U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre June 30, 2017   The U.S. Consulate Porto Alegre alerts U.S. citizens that Porto Alegre and other cities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul will be affected by a planned general strike on June ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Brasilia June 30, 2017

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations Affecting Brasilia June 30, 2017 br.usembassy.gov< http://brazil.usembassy.gov/ > June 29, 2017   The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens that Brasilia will be affected by a planned general strike on June 30, 2017.  Various labor unions and other groups have organized a general ...
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General Strike Planned for Friday, June 30, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro riodejaneiro.usconsulate.gov<http://brazil.usembassy.gov/>   This message is to alert U.S. citizens of a general strike planned for Friday, June 30, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro.  In the event of a citywide strike, significant disruptions to public transportation and other services may occur. Additionally, the Consulate has ...
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American Presence Post brings “Jazz & Democracy” program to Minas Gerais

The American Presence Post in Belo Horizonte programmed the ‘Jazz & Democracy’ workshop for the first time in Brazil in three Minas Gerais cities: Juiz de Fora, Betim and Belo Horizonte. The innovative music-integrated curriculum created by Dr. Wesley Watkins teaches students about democratic values using jazz basics as a metaphor. Students learned about civic ...
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Consulate in Recife Celebrates Law Enforcement Cooperation

On May 31, 2017, the U.S. Consulate General Recife held an award ceremony hosted by the Consul General Richard Reiter to recognize eleven Brazilian contacts from various states in the Northeast who were instrumental in joint U.S. – Brazil criminal investigations, enhancing law enforcement cooperation, and building partnerships that ensure the security of Brazilians and ...
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Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed June 5 to June 11. 2017

  U.S. Consulate in Recife, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens 22 May 2017  CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED JUNE 5 TO JUNE 11, 2017 Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) on June 5 to June 11, 2017.  For any urgent ...
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Remarks at the Meeting of the Organization of American States

Over the last 18 months, we have seen a dramatic erosion of constitutional rule in Venezuela. This extends from disputes over the National Assembly’s makeup and powers; the thwarting of the recall referendum late last year; the Supreme Court’s assumption of basic legislative functions in recent months; the ongoing imprisonment of opposition leaders and other ...
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OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Today, on May 17, the members of the OAS LGBTI Core Group (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, United States and Uruguay) are proud to join other governments and civil society organizations from around the world to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This year, the IDAHOT is an opportunity to ...
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Exclusive “Hidden Figures” screening for English students in Belo Horizonte

The American Presence Post in Belo Horizonte invited English-language students sponsored by the U.S. Mission to an exclusive screening of the Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures on May 10, 2017. The screening, along with other international showings, was noted by a NBC news report in the United States. Hidden Figures tells the story of three African-American women mathematicians who worked ...
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Especialista americana ministra palestras sobre Lei de Acesso à Informação dos EUA em São Paulo e Brasília

Na semana do Dia Internacional da Liberdade de Imprensa e às vésperas do aniversário de cinco anos da Lei de Acesso à Informação do Brasil, a Embaixada dos Estados Unidos traz ao país a americana Patrice McDermott, ex-diretora executiva da OpenTheGovernment.org (OTG) – principal organização dos EUA que promove a transparência do governo federal.  McDermott ministrará ...
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US speaker gives lecture on FOIA in Sao Paulo and Brasilia

US speaker Patrice McDermott, former Executive Director of the OpenTheGovernment.org (OTG), the main US organization promoting federal government transparency, will give a series of lectures to journalists, students, NGO members and academics in Sao Paulo and Brasilia from May 2 to 5 in celebration of the Press Freedom Day and the 5th anniversary of Brazil’s ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Protests

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens throughout Brazil of nationwide protests on April 28, 2017. Various labor unions and other groups organized a general strike and demonstrations against proposed reforms to the pension system and labor laws. According to the media, the general strike will disrupt airport operations, public ...
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Supervisory American Citizen Services Assistant

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/09   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Supply Assistant – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08 T   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Supply Assistant

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Supervisory American Citizen Services Assistant – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/08 T   Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Legal Advisor – Apply until May 03, 2017

  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Legal Advisor, FSN-9/FP-5, A01-1905-DOJ Opening Date:           Tuesday, ...
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Are you a young entrepreneur or civil society leader? Join the USA’s YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The program offers 250 places for young people from Latin America and the Caribbean, and applications will be accepted until April 28   The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the Department of State, is seeking young entrepreneurs and civil society leaders from Brazil to take part in five ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Apply until May 02, 2017

Candidates that have already submitted their application do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Trainee Level – Apply until May 02, 2017

Re-Advertisement – Driver’s license category changed Candidates that have already submitted their application do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with ...
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Are you a young entrepreneur or civil society leader? Join the USA’s YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the Department of State, is seeking young entrepreneurs and civil society leaders from Brazil to take part in five weeks of training focused on commercial and social entrepreneurship in October and November 2017 in the United States. Applications will be accepted until ...
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Surveillance Detection Program Technician – Deadline to apply: April 27

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Surveillance Detection Program Technician, FSN-6/FP-8, A56-710-296 Opening Date:           ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall in Recife

  The U.S. Consulate General in Recife, Brazil is pleased to invite you to this year’s Town Hall   Monday, April 24, 2017 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Courtyard Marriott Recife Av. Eng. Domingos Ferreira, 4661|Boa Viagem|Recife|PE Light refreshments will be served SPACE IS LIMITED R.S.V.P. at recifeacs@state.gov by Monday, April 17 Please provide the ...
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Customs Expediter

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement. Position:                  ...
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U.S. and Brazil Support Search for Missing Republic of Korea Crew

Brazil is one of the nation’s supporting the international search for missing crew members in the Republic of Korea vessel Stella Daisy’s last known location. The government of Brazil has authorized the P-8A aircraft to operate from Galeão Air Force Base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Operating out of Brazil will allow the P-8A missions ...
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U.S. Officials Participate in the First International Aviation Fair in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro,  April 6, 2017 –   U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, P. Michael McKinley, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Deputy Administrator (ADA) Victoria Wassmer (and her delegation) attended the inaugural International Brazilian Air Show (IBAS).   The event, which brought together leaders in the civil aviation and airport infrastructure sector in one place, took ...
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US launches #USFoodExperience campaign with chef James Briscione

  On March 28, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Brazil launched the “#USFoodExperience” campaign with a dinner prepared by American chef James Briscione. The event, at the Caribé Gallery in São Paulo, was officially opened by the US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, and the Consul for Agriculture Affairs of the ...
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U.S. Delegation Promotes Commercial Defense Partnership at Latin American Aerospace and Defense (LAAD) in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil and the U.S. reaffirm their commitment to deepening commercial defense cooperation. Rio de Janeiro, April 5, 2017 – The United States is committed to broadening and deepening its defense partnership with Brazil, including encouraging greater partnership between the two defense industries.  As part of this effort, a high-level delegation of U.S. officials from the ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on the Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

The United States strongly condemns the chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, the third allegation of the use of such weapons in the past month alone. There are reports of dozens dead, including many children. While we continue to monitor the terrible situation, it is clear that this is how Bashar al-Assad operates: with brutal, ...
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Consulate Celebrates International Women’s Month in Recife

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife promoted several events to celebrate the International Women’s Day throughout the month of March. It started with the launch of a public essay contest via local press and Social Media, inviting Pernambuco residents to submit creative essays on the topic, “What is an Empowered Woman?” . Almost 60 submissions from a ...
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FAA and Brazil Strengthen Aviation Partnership

Speaking today before aviation leaders at the International Air Transport Association Wings of Change Conference at the first International Brazil Air Show (IBAS) in Rio de Janeiro, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Deputy Administrator Victoria Wassmer said that the United States is proud to participate in a partnership with Brazil which enhances bilateral cooperation on ...
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US Library of Congress makes digital collection of Brazilian chapbooks available

Researchers and fans of Brazilian chapbooks have another option to get information about this popular genre of Brazilian culture online. Since February 2017, the US Library of Congress, through its office in Rio de Janeiro, has provided a digital collection on the subject - the Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive.
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increased Violence in Public Transportation March 30,2017

  U.S. Consulate General Recife, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increased Violence in Public Transportation March 30, 2017  The U.S. Consulate General in Recife alerts U.S. citizens of an increase in criminal activity in public transportation in all northeastern states.  According to the media, in Pernambuco specifically, criminal activity in public transportation is 97.2 ...
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Unites States opens Technology Center in São Paulo

São Paulo, March 24, 2017 – The United States Army Research, Development, and Engineer Command (RDECOM) opened an office on Friday at the US Consulate in São Paulo to develop partnerships with Brazil in research projects focused on innovation. The Technology  Center will intensify collaboration between the two countries through research and professional exchanges in ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations on Sunday, March 26, 2017

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nationwide Demonstrations on Sunday, March 26, 2017 U.S. Embassy Brasilia March 24, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens in Brazil that media reports and social networking sites indicate that numerous anti-corruption demonstrations are planned for Sunday, March 26, 2017, in cities throughout Brazil. U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika Virus Update (March 22, 2017)

United States Embassy in Brasilia Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its Zika travel guidance, recommending that pregnant women not travel to any area where there is a risk of Zika virus infection.  For a world map of the Zika affected areas, please visit CDC’s interactive map . For ...
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The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat ISIS

Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat ISIS poses to international security and our homelands. Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat ISIS through a robust approach, including working by, with, and through local partners for military operations; supporting the stabilization of territory liberated from ...
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Department of Justice Remarks on White Collar Crime at the US Bar Association National Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Remarks as prepared for delivery Introduction Good morning, and many thanks for that kind introduction.  Thank you for the invitation to address you today, and congratulations for hosting the 31st annual American Bar Association (ABA) White Collar Crime conference. Twenty-eight years ago, I started as a prosecutor at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, ...
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Consul General Visits Fernando de Noronha to Strengthen its History of US Presence on the Island

The U.S. Consul General Richard Reiter and consulate staff toured the island of Fernando de Noronha and participated in an event honoring the American presence on the island, which dates back to WWI and was intensified during the Cold War. The event marked the 60-year anniversary of the Cold War Guided Missile Observation Post. As ...
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Visa Clerk

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/03 This announcement will establish a roster of candidates which will be valid for six months.  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category ...
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Ambassador Nikki Haley Addresses UN Security Council Open Debate on Trafficking in Persons

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on “Trafficking in persons in conflict situations: forced labor, slavery, and other similar practices.” She underscored the importance of a ...
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Fulbright Commission celebrates 60 years in Brazil

The Fulbright Commission this year celebrates 60 years in Brazil. Since 1957, Fulbright has offered scholarships to graduate students, fellows and researchers who want to make a difference in their communities. Over these six decades, Fulbright has sent over 3,500 Brazilians to the USA and brought over 2,900 North Americans on exchange programs to Brazil.
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Zika Virus in Brazil

Alert – Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions Note: This travel notice was updated on March 10, 2017, to include an interactive map of Zika risk. What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Brazil are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Because Zika virus is primarily spread ...
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International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the critical contributions women make in every sector of society and we recommit ourselves to addressing the discrimination and barriers that women face around the world.
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Presidential Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the Nation from terrorist activities by foreign nationals admitted to the ...
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Presidential Memorandum on Implementing Immediate Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications for Visas and Other Immigration Benefits

Implementing Immediate Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications for Visas and Other Immigration Benefits, Ensuring Enforcement of All Laws for Entry into the United States, and Increasing Transparency among Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government and for the American People
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President Donald J. Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress

Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation’s path toward civil rights and the work that still remains. Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries, as well as last week’s shooting in Kansas City, remind us that while we may ...
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Nurse – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/02  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/02T  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Security Situation in Vitoria, Espirito Santo February 7,2017

 The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro alerts U.S. citizens to monitor local media and take adequate precautions if traveling in or near Vitoria, Espirito Santo.  Media reporting and social media postings indicate increased criminal activity in Vitoria and its greater metropolitan area.  News outlets are reporting the absence of local police on the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote for Local Elections

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote for Local Elections U.S. Embassy Brasilia February 1, 2017 Just voted in November? Still traveling or living overseas?  You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air U.S. Embassy Brasilia February 3, 2017   This message is to inform U.S. citizens that U.S. Consulate General Curaçao has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate Curacao personnel from flying on Insel Air.  The Consulate adopted this policy following an internal review of safety-related considerations.   You are receiving this message ...
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Statement on Countries Currently Suspended from Travel to the United States

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would like to clarify the classes of aliens affected by the 90-day temporary pause on travel, with case-by-base exceptions and waivers, as outlined in the President’s Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”
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Consular Agency Fortaleza closed Feb 3 to Feb 20, 2017 and Feb 24 to March 1, 2017

CONSULAR AGENCY FORTALEZA CLOSED FEB 3 TO FEB 20, 2017 AND FEB 24 TO MARCH 1, 2017. Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) from Feb 3 to the 20th due to staff training and from Feb 24 to March ...
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Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

It is the policy of the executive branch to be prudent and financially responsible in the expenditure of funds, from both public and private sources. In addition to the management of the direct expenditure of taxpayer dollars through the budgeting process, it is essential to manage the costs associated with the governmental imposition of private ...
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President Donald J. Trump Statement Regarding Recent Executive Order Concerning Extreme Vetting

America is a proud nation of immigrants and we will continue to show compassion to those fleeing oppression, but we will do so while protecting our own citizens and border. America has always been the land of the free and home of the brave. We will keep it free and keep it safe, as the ...
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Presidential Memorandum on the Plan to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 28, 2017 NATIONAL SECURITY PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM – 3 MEMORANDUM FOR: THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yellow Fever in Brazil

Public health officials in Brazil suspect that a yellow fever outbreak centered in Minas Gerais has resulted in 550 suspected and 72 confirmed cases, and 40 confirmed deaths. Three of the deaths have been reported in neighboring Sao Paulo state, but were reportedly contracted in the endemic area.
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Presidential Executive Order on Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The U.S.

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the ...
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Agricultural Specialist – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy ...
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Agricultural Specialist – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01 T  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy

Today, the United States is taking important steps forward to normalize relations with Cuba and to bring greater consistency to our immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called "wet-foot/dry foot" policy, which was put in place more than twenty years ago and was designed for a different era.
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International Parental Child Abduction

As 2017 begins, we reinvigorate our focus on the prevention and return of children who were abducted by a parent and removed from their habitual residence. We made great strides in 2016 to prevent international parental child abduction and to resolve these tragic cases by applying the tools provided under the Hague Abduction Convention.
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest and Police Action – 5 January 2017

A protest is occurring at Guanabara Palace (State Governor’s Mansion) in the Centro neighborhood. Separately, there are reports of a police operation in the Pavao-Pavaozinho community in Copacabana. Local authorities have exchanged gunfire with suspected criminals in Pavao-Pavaozinho and there are reports of injured persons. These events are not directed at U.S. citizens or other ...
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Remarks on Middle East Peace

John Kerry Secretary of State The Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC   SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank you for your patience, all of you. For those of you who celebrated Christmas, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Happy Chanukah. And to ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor – Trainee Level

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-7/FP-7, N52-1005-730 – Trainee Level ...
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Motor Pool Supervisor

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-8/FP-6,N52-1005-730 – Re-advertisement Opening Date:            ...
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Odebrecht and Braskem Plead Guilty and Agree to Pay at Least $3.5 Billion in Global Penalties to Resolve Largest Foreign Bribery Case in History

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Odebrecht S.A. (Odebrecht), a global construction conglomerate based in Brazil, and Braskem S.A. (Braskem), a Brazilian petrochemical company, pleaded guilty today and agreed to pay a combined total penalty of at least $3.5 billion to resolve charges with authorities in the United States, Brazil and ...
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Brazil – I will always have you in my heart

As I prepare to depart Brazil, there are so many wonderful memories of people and places that I will carry with me. From my home in Brasilia, under the vast blue sky of the planalto, I’ve reflected on these past three years and what I’ve seen and learned while exploring this majestic, diverse and beautiful ...
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Security Investigator (Paiva)/ Temporary Position

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/26A  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Candidates that have already submitted their resume do not need to send it again. Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” ...
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SSM Administrative Assistant (Paiva)/Temporary

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/36  Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position: SSM Administrative Assistant, FSN-6; FP-8, A71OBO Opening ...
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Administrative Office Manager (Paiva)/Temporary

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/37 Open to:  All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position: Administrative Office Manager, FSN-7; FP-7, A64OBO Opening ...
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Thousands Gather in Brazil for International Workshop on Drug Treatment and Prevention

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 7, 2016 Today in Campinas, Brazil, 3,000 doctors, policymakers, and NGO leaders from 60 countries are convening for a large-scale training on drug treatment and prevention. The International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP), an international NGO, is holding its second International Workshop ...
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Commercial Clerk

Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:                     Commercial Clerk, FSN-5/FP-9, C02-1510-FCS Opening Date:            Tuesday, December ...
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Civil Engineer (Paiva)/ Temporary – Deadline to Apply: December 20, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/34  Open to:  All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:   Civil Engineer, FSN-10; FP-5 (steps 5 ...
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Mechanical Engineer (Paiva)/ Temporary – Deadline to Apply: December 20, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/33  Open to:  All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.  Position: Mechanical Engineer, FSN-10; FP-5 (steps 5 through ...
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Electrical Engineer (Paiva)/ Temporary – Deadline to Apply: December 20, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/32  Open to:   All Interested Candidates / All Sources The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.   Position:    Electrical Engineer, FSN-10; FP-5 (steps ...
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Auxiliar Administrativo/Motorista (Paiva) – Temporária: currículos até 19/12/2016

Anúncio de vaga: 2016/31 Para: Todos os interessados Posição:  Auxiliar Administrativo/Motorista – Nº A65OBO – FSN-5/FP-9 Início do recebimento de currículos:     Segunda-feira, 5 de Dezembro de 2016 Último dia para receber currículos:        Segunda-feira, 19 de Dezembro de 2016 Jornada de trabalho:                                   40 horas semanais Local de trabalho:                                        Nova sede do Consulado Americano do Recife na Reserva do Paiva ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Demonstrations on December 4, 2016

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens in Brazil that demonstrations are planned throughout Brazil for December 4, 2016. Demonstrations are likely to occur in multiple cities.  Please see the end of this message for the latest list of potential protest sites.  Streets around demonstration areas will likely be ...
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U.S. Consular Agency in Porto Alegre to close on December 12

Sao Paulo, December 1, 2016 – The United States Consulate General in Sao Paulo informs that the Consular Agency in Porto Alegre will close effective on December 12, 2016.  This closure is in anticipation of the opening of the U.S. Consulate in Porto Alegre in early 2017.   Should routine and emergency services be required between ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Occurring in Brasilia

United States Embassy Brasilia, Brazil Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Occurring in Brasilia November 29, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens that several unforeseen demonstrations are occurring on the Esplanada in Brasilia today, November 29, 2016.  According to reports from the Military Police, approximately 4,000 people have already gathered, and the ...
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One in three: Why this statistic will haunt you and what you can do about it

At least one in three women and girls will be subject to violence or abuse during her lifetime. These grim statistics are why the United Nations, in partnership with the Rutgers University–based Center for Women’s Global Leadership, calls upon you to take part in 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which began with the ...
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When she’s a victim, it hurts everyone

One woman in three has faced gender-based violence. It’s a global epidemic, but you can help stop it. For starters, help raise awareness during this year’s “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” (#16days) campaign. It starts November 25 and continues through December 10. You can also let others know that when women and girls ...
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Customs Expediter

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/42  Re-Advertisement – Driver’s license category changed Candidates that have already submitted their resume do not need to send it again  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/40 T  Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/40  Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/41  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Nurse – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/41T  RE-ADVERTISEMENT  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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Security Investigator, FSN-10/FP-5, A56-705-126 – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/39  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy ...
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International Education Week Kicks Off with Record Number of Students Studying Abroad

From November 14-18, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education will celebrate International Education Week (IEW), encouraging Americans and international students alike to seek opportunities to study abroad, make connections with peers in other countries, and ultimately to see themselves as actors in and shapers of both their local communities and ...
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Readout of Calls from the Vice President and Dr. Biden to Vice President-elect Mike Pence and to Senator Tim Kaine and Anne Holton

This morning, the Vice President and Dr. Biden called Vice President-elect Mike Pence to congratulate him and Karen Pence. Both the Vice President and Dr. Biden offered to help answer any questions the Pences may have to ensure that the offices of the Vice President are turned over to the Pences as smoothly and as ...
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DHS Announces 11 New Airports Selected for Possible Preclearance Expansion Following Second Open Season

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced today 11 new foreign airports, located in nine countries, selected for possible Preclearance expansion. If Preclearance operations are expanded to these airports, travelers would undergo immigration, customs, and agriculture inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection before boarding a flight to the United States rather than upon arrival.
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Obama Administration Announces New Actions to Accelerate the Deployment of Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure

Today’s Actions include the Designation of 48 National Electric Vehicle Charging Corridors on our Highways   The Obama Administration is committed to taking responsible steps to combat climate change, increase access to clean energy technologies, and reduce our dependence on oil. Already, in the past eight years the number of plug-in electric vehicle models has increased ...
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NASA’s ER-2 Lands in Recife

NASA’s one-of-kind, high-altitude climate monitoring plane, the ER-2, landed in Recife on September 29, as part of its return trip to the United States following a month long mission from California, to Recife, to Walvis Bay, Namibia to observe above cloud aerosols and how those particles interact with clouds and change their ability to warm ...
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Surveillance Detection Coordinator, FSN-6/FP-8, C56-701-216 – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/37  – Re-Advertisement  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this ...
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