Brazil is the 10th leading country worldwide sending students to the United States

According to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Brazil is the 10th leading country worldwide sending students to the United States, increasing by 11.7 percent, the second largest percentage increase in international students from any country worldwide between ...
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Expert discusses the U.S. experience in Media Literacy in Brazil

Christine Nyirjesy Bragale to lecture on Media Literacy in Manaus, Brasília, and São Paulo   From November 6 to 13, the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Brazil will bring the Vice-President of one of the most renowned U.S. Non-government organizations in Media Literacy, the News Literacy Project , to lecture and participate in roundtable discussion on Media Literacy and Informational ...
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Secretary Alex Azar visits Fortaleza and Sao Paulo to discuss U.S. and Brazil’s collaboration towards global health security

From September 30 to October 3, the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited Fortaleza and São Paulo to discuss the ongoing collaboration between the United States and Brazil towards global health security, bilateral science partnership, and health sector reform.
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Secretary of Health Alex Azar to Attend Meetings in Brazil and Argentina for G20 Health Ministerial Meeting

On the evening of September 29, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will depart for Brazil where October 1- October 3, he will participate in bilateral meetings with government officials to discuss the ongoing collaboration between the United States and Brazil towards global health security and our bilateral science partnership.
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20 Young Brazilian Entrepreneurs are selected for Professional Exchange in the USA YLAI

The third edition of the program will take 250 young leaders from 36 Latin American and Caribbean Brasilia, 20 August 2018 – The United States announces on Wednesday, August 22, the names of the 20 Brazilians selected for the Professional Scholarships Program – an initiative of the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI), sponsored ...
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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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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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Credentialing for Vice-President Mike Pence’s visit to Manaus – June 27

The Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence will visit Manaus on June 27.  In Manaus, Vice-President Pence will visit the Santa Catarina humanitarian center for displaced Venezuelans and conduct an aerial tour of the Amazon and the Manaus Free Trade Zone. 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do you want to be a teacher or a visiting scholar in the USA?

The Fulbright Commission in Brazil is offering new scholarship opportunities for Brazilian teachers and researchers in various fields. The benefits will be granted under the US government's Educational and Cultural Exchange Program and aim to increase understanding between the American society and those in other countries. Applicants for any of the places must be fluent ...
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Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Treasury Lew at Meeting with Brazilian Finance Minister Meirelles

Brazil’s economy appears poised to return to growth, following the deepest recession in over 100 years. Our work with the Ministry of Finance has reaffirmed my view that the Temer Administration is taking ambitious steps to regain Brazil’s economic footing and restore confidence to consumers and investors alike.
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MEDIA ADVISORY | August 30 Press Briefing with Sarah Heck and Gonzalo Gallegos

MEDIA ADVISORY | August 30 Press Briefing with Sarah Heck, Director for Global Engagement on the National Security Council at the White House, and Gonzalo Gallegos, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State   EVENT: Please join us on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 for a telephonic press ...
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CDC awards $6.8 million to partners to support Zika response

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $6.8 million to national public health partners to assist state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictions with their Zika responses in a wide range of activities, including surveillance and epidemiology, vector control, communication and outreach to pregnant women and vulnerable populations, and planning with key stakeholders.
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Syrian Refugee Admissions

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2016 Less than a year ago, in response to an historic global refugee crisis, involving millions of Syrians in flight from violence and conflict, President Obama directed his Administration to increase the number of Syrian refugees provided safe haven in the United ...
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Statement by the White House on the 1st Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows

Today, the White House is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Statement by the President on the Colombia Peace Agreement

This is a historic day for the people of Colombia. With the finalizing of a peace agreement between Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the longest-running war in the Western Hemisphere is coming to an end. We have witnessed, once again, that a sustained commitment to diplomacy and reconciliation can overcome even the ...
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USAID Invests Over US$15 Million to Accelerate Innovations to Combat the Spread of Zika

Four initiatives to take place in Brazil, including one led by Sao Paulo University. Brasilia, August 12, 2016 – The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced yesterday, August 10, twenty one potentially game changing solutions to mitigate the spread and impact of the Zika virus.  Selected projects include deployment of ...
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President Obama Announces a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2016  President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil. Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro ...
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USA Donates Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Equipment to Rio de Janeiro StateFire Department

Material will be used during the Rio 2016 Games and will remain as a legacy for the Fire Department  Rio de Janeiro, 8 de agosto de 2016 – Responding to a request from Rio’s State Fire Department, to help build capacity to respond to to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents both during the ...
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#USinRio joins #FollowTheSun as U.S. Ambassador and LA Mayor promote LA2024 bid

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8, 2016 – As part of its #USinRio campaign, the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Brazil hosted Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and delegates of the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Committee on Sunday, August 7, at a reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde and U.S. Consul General for ...
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USDA Announces Reopening of Brazilian Market to U.S. Beef Exports

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reached agreement with Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply to allow access for U.S. beef and beef products to the Brazilian market for the first time since 2003. Brazil’s action reflects the United States’ negligible risk classification for bovine spongiform encephalopathy ...
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State Department’s TechCamp in Bogotá helps Regional Partners Fight Zika

For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE Department of State TechCamp in Bogota Helps Regional Partners Fight Zika On July 27-28, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with El Bosque University in Bogota, Colombia, sponsored a Technology Camp (TechCamp) for 50 public health professionals from countries across the Western Hemisphere.  The TechCamp program built a network ...
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Olympics-Paralympics Information

The Olympic Games will take place in Brazil from August 5 to August 21 and the Paralympic Games will take place from September 7 to September 18, 2016.  The majority of events will take place in the city of Rio de Janeiro; soccer matches will take place in five other Brazilian cities in addition to ...
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The Situation in Turkey

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC The United States views with gravest concern events unfolding in Turkey. We are monitoring a very fluid situation. I spoke this evening to Foreign Minister Cavusoglu and emphasized the United States’ absolute support for Turkey’s democratically-elected, civilian government and democratic institutions. We urge all parties to ...
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Attack in Nice

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 14, 2016 Today’s horrendous attack in Nice is an attack against innocent people on a day that celebrates Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. On behalf of all Americans, and especially the great many with close ties to France, I offer our deepest condolences to the friends ...
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Statement by the President on the Attack in Nice, France

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and other loved ones of ...
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U.S. Mission to Brazil Recommends Travelers Needing U.S. Visas Apply Prior to Start of the Olympics and Paralympics

Due to an anticipated increase in workload during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the U.S. Embassy in Brasília and the Consulates in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Recife will provide limited visa services in August and September.  Tourists, students, business travelers, and others needing visas, who are planning to travel to the United States ...
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U.S. Government selects Brazilians to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in California

The U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Brazil is pleased to announce the names of the Brazilians selected to take part in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held from June 22-24 in Palo Alto, California.  They will be part of a group of more than 700 entrepreneurs, investors, speakers, and business leaders from around ...
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US Ambassador to lead delegation of 50 Brazilian businesspeople to SelectUSA Summit 2016

The largest foreign direct investment event in the USA   The US ambassador in Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, is to lead a delegation of 50 Brazilian businesspeople from various segments at the largest foreign direct investment event in the USA, the SelectUSA Summit 2016, to be held from June 19 to 21, in Washington DC. This ...
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Ambassador Ayalde Welcomes, in video, Americans coming to the 2016 Olympics & Paralympics

Brasília, June 9, 2016 – To mark the final two months leading up to the start of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and as part of U.S. Mission Brazil’s #USinRio campaign to prepare U.S. citizens for travel to Rio de Janeiro, we are pleased to present a welcome message from Ambassador Liliana Ayalde with ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte Travels to Uruguay and Brazil

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  Media Note Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte will travel to Montevideo, Uruguay, May 31-June 2 to lead the U.S. delegation at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Americas Regional Meeting.  While in Montevideo, Acting Assistant Secretary Aponte will ...
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Thomas Atkin – Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense, Department of Defense Daniel P. Feehan –Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Department of Defense Marguerite Salazar – ...
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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Kurt Tong to visit Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia May 23-24, 2016

U.S. Department of State Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Kurt Tong is traveling this week to Brazil where he will visit Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.  In Rio de Janeiro, he will participate in a Panel Discussion entitled “Trade Modernization as Growth Drivers in the Americas” at the American Chambers of ...
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Opportunity for young Brazilian entrepreneurs to take part in four-week training in the USA

Program Signifies Important Step in White House’s Commitment to an Entrepreneurship Network in the Americas The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is looking for young Brazilian entrepreneurs to attend a four-week business and social entrepreneurship training in October and November 2016, in the ...
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Brazil and USA promotes workshop on best practices in developing and operating seaports and inland waterways

On Wednesday May 4, US Ambassador Liliana Ayalde and MOT Deputy Minister Natalia Marcassa opened a joint workshop in Brasilia, Brazil focusing on best practices in developing and operating seaports and inland waterways. The three-day workshop taking place under the auspices of the U.S-Brazil Transportation Partnership brings together maritime and transportation experts from the US Department ...
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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Brazil marks 100 days to the Olympic and Paralympic Games with launch of #USinRio campaign

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On April 26, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde officially launched the #USinRio campaign at a U.S. Consulate reception to commemorate 100 days to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  #USinRio will help U.S. citizens prepare for travel to Brazil for the Games. The campaign ...
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Senior U.S. Delegation Travels to Brazil to Meet with Brazilian Counterparts on Coordinated Efforts to Combat Zika

The U.S. Government is committed to working with the international community and specifically with the Government of Brazil to engage in close scientific and public health collaborations to better understand Zika and to expedite the research and development of diagnostics, vaccines, treatments, and vector control techniques. The United States has a decades-long partnership with Brazil ...
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Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price on the Terrorist Attack in Turkey

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release February 17, 2016 The United States condemns in the strongest terms the attack today in Ankara, Turkey.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of all those who have been killed and with those injured, including members of the Turkish ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The President spoke by phone today with President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff to discuss shared concerns over the spread of the Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere. The leaders agreed on the importance of collaborative efforts to deepen our knowledge, advance research, and accelerate ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Obama spoke by phone today with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil to discuss ongoing progress in the Paris climate conference, which will conclude on December 11. Both leaders emphasized their personal commitment to reach an ambitious climate change agreement and their interest in ...
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Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Ken Hyatt to visit Brazil

U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade Kenneth Hyatt is traveling this week to Brazil where he will visit Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.  In Rio de Janeiro, he will participate in a panel entitled “Technology and Innovation—U.S. and Brazil Government Perspective” at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-sponsored EmTech Innovation Conference. ...
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United States Participation at the 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release                                                                                            U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration  Larry Strickling, U.S. Secretary of State’s Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter, and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications ...
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Daniel Sepulveda and Christopher Painter Travel to Brasilia

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 26, 2015 Christopher Painter, the Secretary’s Coordinator for Cyber Issues and Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, will discuss Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and cyber policy with government officials, the private sector, and civil society at the second U.S.-Brazil Internet ...
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Opportunity for Brazilian Entrepreneurs to Network and Boost Business Skills

Selected entrepreneurs will participate in two-week trainings in the U.S. The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Service (SEBRAE), is in the process of selecting up to 100 of the most dynamic Brazilian entrepreneurs, working in agribusiness, health services, medical services, and advanced manufacturing to participate in the ...
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Do You Want to Study in the U.S., But Don’t Know How? Then Come to the EducationUSA Fair

More than 50 U.S. universities in a single place. Free admission. Brasília, September 16, 2015 – The U.S. Mission in Brazil, in partnership with the Department of State’s EducationUSA, will bring the EducationUSA Fair to São Paulo, Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. More than 50 U.S. universities will be available to Brazilians interested in learning ...
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