Recent Activities

  1. Recent Activities
  2. Rita Rico, Consul
U.S. brings the gospel band “Oscar Williams & the band of Life” to Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Porto Alegre, and Brasilia 25 April, 2018 - The United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil brings to Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Porto Alegre, and Brasilia, from May 1 to 14, the gospel band "Oscar Williams & the band of Life."
U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley inaugurates EducationUSA office at Belo Horizonte BNC 7 March, 2018 - 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 ...
Consular Services in Belo Horizonte on March 2, 2018 16 February, 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 ...
American Day_16.dec.2017 American Presence Post co-sponsors “American Day” at Mineirão stadium 16 December, 2017 - 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 ...
FINIT_MarySpio Space engineer and virtual reality entrepreneur visits Belo Horizonte at U.S. Mission’s invitation 6 November, 2017 - 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 ...
Space engineer and tech innovator visits Florianopolis, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte 26 October, 2017 - 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.
U.S. diplomat visits “San Pedro Valley” company 13 September, 2017 - 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.
4 de julho_bh_kentucky U.S. Celebrates Independence Day in Belo Horizonte and promotes Kentucky Derby 6 July, 2017 - 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 ...
American Presence Post brings “Jazz & Democracy” program to Minas Gerais 12 June, 2017 - 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 ...
Exclusive “Hidden Figures” screening for English students in Belo Horizonte 10 May, 2017 - 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 ...
Nationwide Demonstrations on Sunday, March 26, 2017 24 March, 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 ...
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air 6 February, 2017 - 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 ...
ACCESS students from Juiz de Fora travel to Belo Horizonte to cheer for the U.S Women’s Soccer Team during the Olympic Games ACCESS students from Juiz de Fora travel to Belo Horizonte to cheer for the U.S Women’s Soccer Team during the Olympic Games 10 August, 2016 - Recipients of a micro scholarship for this English-language program at ACBEU Juiz de Fora watched Team USA 1 to 0 victory at Mineirão stadium Seventeen students from the city of Juiz de Fora were at Mineirão stadium last Saturday (August 6) cheering for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in the match against France during the ...
U.S. Embassy Promotes Culinary Exchange in Brazil 17 April, 2015 - R.J. Cooper award-winning chef shares North American cuisine at events in Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro From April 17-28, the United States Diplomatic Mission in Brazil is sponsoring the visit of U.S. celebrity chef R.J. Cooper  to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, to share his award-winning interpretation of North ...