INL donates PPE to Ecuador

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A panoramic view of the historical center of Minsk. Photo by karp5

Minsk

By Jeffrey Cole Belarus—strategically located between the European Union to the west, Russia to the east, and Ukraine to the south—is a country in transition. Since the fraudulent presidential election, Aug. 9, 2020, a longtime...
The Embassy Quito team, (from left) Criminal Fraud Investigator Alvaro Sanchez, Assistant Regional Security Officer–Investigations Rylan Hussey, Health Unit Administrator Andrea Espinosa, Medical Practitioner Glenda Siegrist, and Registered Nurse Yolanda Garcia, organized a trafficking in persons awareness presentation for Ecuadorian medical professionals, Dec. 9, 2020. Photo by David Bright

Embassy Quito hosts TIP presentations for Ecuadoran health professionals

By Glenda Siegrist, DNP, MAC, NP-C “Eighty percent of all victims of trafficking see a health care provider,” said Director of Hope for Justice Richard Schoeberl, Ph.D., during a recent conference hosted by his NGO—which...
ConGen Chengdu’s American staff thanked the city of Chengdu on the final day of consulate operations, July 27, 2020. Photo by ConGen Chengdu

Concluding with Dignity

ConGen Chengdu’s American staff thanked the city of Chengdu on the final day of consulate operations, July 27, 2020. Photo by ConGen Chengdu By Jim Mullinax As dawn rose over the western Chinese city of Chengdu, July 27, 2020, a...

Consulate General Melbourne dedicates “Hall of Heroes” for Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, Consulate General Melbourne rededicated its consular waiting room as the “Hall of Heroes,” Feb. 12, where commissioned portraits of American civil rights leaders Ruby Bridges, James Farmer, Rosa...

Department supports dog training program in Kinshasa

Ambassador Mike Hammer visits Garamba National Park in Haut Uele to observe a USAID-supported dog training project to improve park management and protection of endangered species. With support from the Department’s Bureau of International...

POTUS and VPOTUS visit HST to laud Department workforce

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris visited the Harry S. Truman Building, Feb. 4, to meet with Department leaders and express their support for the dedicated employees who advance U.S. foreign policy...

February 2021 | Digital Archive

In the News FSI launches new learning management system | By L. David Tigreros, PMP, CISSPEmbassy Dhaka Resilience Working Group breathes life into mask program | By Jill Darken, Theresa Gibson, and Steve LetticPartner nations...

Paid Parental Leave

By Amanda J. Richard  In December 2019, Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Global Talent Carol Z. Perez announced the president’s signing of new legislation, the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA),...

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