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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Human Resources Clerk – deadline to apply: Friday, November 18, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2016/23 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:            Human Resources Clerk, FSN-6, C54-305-018 ...
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Dr Ludy Green Meets Activist Maria da Penha in Fortaleza

Dr. Ludy Green conducted a five-day speaker program in Recife and Fortaleza, where the US Consulate General in Recife worked in partnership with state governments, universities and the judiciary to reach a diverse audience of policy-makers, governmental and non-governmental professionals, activists and students. Dr. Green spoke forcefully about breaking the destructive cycle of violence against ...
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Vice Consuls Talk About American Electoral Process at Binational Center

On Tuesday, September 27th Vice Consuls Christian Olsen and Cristian Martinez-LuSane delivered a presentation on the American electoral process at the Associaçao Brasil America (ABA), Recife.  With the national elections just weeks way in the U.S., the Vice Consuls benefited from a captive audience eager to learn more about the nuances in U.S. elections. More ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Demonstrations on Sunday, July 31, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens in Brazil that several pro and counter impeachment demonstrations are planned throughout Brazil on July 31, 2016. The Embassy is aware of the following planned demonstrations: Brasilia: Esplanada dos Ministérios , beginning at 8:00 a.m. Rio de Janeiro: Avenida Atlântica near Posto 5, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Sao Paulo: Intersection of Avenida ...
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Consular Agency Fortaleza Closed May 12 to May 31, 2016

U.S. Consulate in Recife, Brazil Consular Agency Fortaleza will be closed for basic American Citizen Services (Consular Records of Birth Abroad, first time/renewal passports, and notary services) on May 12 to May 31 2016.  For any urgent matter please contact the U.S. Consulate in Recife via e-mail at RecifeACS@state.gov or call (81) 3416-3080. Consular Agency Fortaleza ...
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Consulate Promotes American Film Showcase in Recife

Independent U.S. film directors Lacy Schwartz and Ramona Diaz visited Recife on the first stop of the Mission’s American Film Showcase (AFS) Program. During two days in Recife, the filmmakers screened  their documentaries and talked to students about movie industry. Lacey’s film Little White Lie, an autobiographical account of her own path to discovering her ...
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Alumni of USG-Sponsored Programs Attend “Alumnus to Advocate” Training in Recife

Twelve participants of different programs sponsored by the U.S. Government, including Youth Ambassadors, English Immersion, Science Camp, and International Visitor Leadership Program attended a training in Recife on July 30-31. The goal of the training was to exchange experiences and develop strategies to mobilize other USG program alumni in their communities to advance important bilateral ...
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U.S. Ambassador Announces New Address of the Consulate in Pernambuco

The U.S. Ambassador in Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, commemorated the 200th anniversary of the American consulate in Recife at the “From Frevo to Jazz” show and with the formal announcement of the consulate’s new location in Pernambuco.  Established in 1815, the Consulate General in Recife is the United States’ oldest diplomatic post in Brazil. On April ...
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American Violinist Gives Free Recital in Recife

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife scheduled a series of activities in the capital of Pernambuco state with the American violinist Francesca Anderegg. The musician gave a free concert accompanied by Recife’s Orquestra Criança Cidadã (OCC) at the Luiz Mendonça Theatre in Dona Lindu Park, a recital at Oficina Brennand, and shared even more experiences with the young OCC ...
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U.S. Consulate in Recife: 200 Years of History

200 Years Established in 1815, the Consulate General of the United States in Recife is American’s oldest diplomatic post in Brazil.  Together with Brazilians, we celebrate 200 years of friendship and collaboration between the United States and the Northeast. The United States has maintained diplomatic relations with the Northeast region of Brazil for longer than ...
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U.S. Consulate Promotes Fraud Workshop in Recife

On February 24th and 25th, the Fraud Prevention Unit of the U.S. Consulate General Recife along with the U.S. Secret Service conducted a Fraud Workshop in Recife at the Civil Police Academy.  Over 150 participants from the Brazilian Federal, Civil, Military and Forensics Police, as well as the Customs Ministry, various Airlines, and representatives from ...
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Consul General Meets with Alumni of Programs Sponsored by the U.S. Consulate

A group of 12 professionals from Pernambuco made up of alumni from professional exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Recife met on September 30 for dinner with the Recife Consul General, Richard Reiter. “Alumni” means more than having participated in these prestigious exchange programs. It means they now belong to a network ...
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Consul General and Access Students Supports the Start-up of a New Baseball Club

U.S. Consul General in Recife Richard Reiter and Public Affairs Officer Matt Keener attended the first game of Nautico baseball team at Aflitos stadium in Recife. In order to support Recife Baseball Association, which is trying to make the sport more popular in the region, 50 current Access students also watched the games. The students ...
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Public School Teachers Receive English Training in Palmares

A 20-hour English Language Fellows course for 36 public school English language teachers was completed in the municipality of Palmares (125 kilometers from Recife) at the Escola Erem Abílio Américo Galvão. The course is part of on-going Public School Teacher Development Program  (PSTDP) in Pernambuco in partnership with the Education Secretariat for English language teachers ...
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Consulate Launches National Campaign to Support LGBT Youth Across Brazil

Consulate General Recife marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 by celebrating the launch of a national campaign to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth across Brazil.  The campaign, called  Tudo Vai Melhorar Brasil allows the general public to submit videos with messages of support for LGBT youth, who often face bullying ...
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NGO Paints Carnival-Themed Mural at the Consulate

The NGO Cores do Amanhã brightened the walls of U.S. Consulate General Recife on February 26 with a carnival-themed mural in the garden patio.  Cores do Amanhã is an organization that supports youth and women in the community of Toto in Recife by providing classes in dance, drumming, capoeira, computers, and of course graffiti, among ...
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Consulate Hosts Webinar on Opportunities in Recife’s Technology Sector

The U.S. Consulate General in Recife will sponsor a web video conference on March 19th as part of the State Department’s Direct Line to American Businesses (DLAB). This webinar will provide an introduction to institutions involved in the development of Recife’s growing technology sector, with a focus on opportunities for U.S. businesses, investors and research institutions. ...
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Students Graduate from Access Microscholarship Program in Recife

After a two-year English Language course, 48 public school students graduated from the Access Microscholarship Program, promoted by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. State Department. The ceremony was held at binational center ABA on January 23, with students and their parents, English teachers and representatives from the US Consulate General ...
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Public School Students Travel for Exchange Program in the United States

The Public Affair’s Office and EducationUSA center conducted a pre-departure orientation on January 6 to 10 students from Piaui State public schools. The group will travel to the United States to participate in an exchange program with public schools in the State of Florida. They were selected to attend the Piaui State Government Program “To Learn ...
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