Ambassador tours educational facility in Timor-Leste

Embassy Dili’s American Corner welcomed Ambassador Kevin Blackstone, March 1, where he toured the facility and was introduced to group leaders who explained why they volunteer and what their teams do. Locally...

Bilateral exercise helps secure regional stability

U.S. and Moroccan fighter jets flew over the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Atlantic Ocean during “Lightning Handshake,” a bilateral maritime exercise involving U.S. and Moroccan armed forces, March 3. Morocco...

MOU promotes good governance in Morocco

Chargé d’Affaires David Greene of Embassy Morocco traveled to Béni Mellal-Khenifra—a scenic mountainous region known as Morocco’s breadbasket—for a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding (MOU) bringing the local governing bodies into...

Fulbright grantees welcomed in Budapest virtually

In late January, seven newly arrived U.S. Fulbright students and scholars participated in a unique orientation session in Budapest. Counselor for Public Affairs James Land greeted the group virtually, stressing the value...

U.S. leaders encourage peace in the DRC

United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement Andrew Young (center, speaking) and AFRICOM Director of Intelligence Rear Admiral Heidi Berg (left in black mask) called for stronger...

Fulbright Scholar to expand his research in the U.S.

Dr. Yacouba Issa Diakite (left), a professor at Mali’s University of Science and Technology, visited Public Affairs Officer Paul Cunningham (right) at Embassy Bamako, Jan. 12, before heading to Southern University and...

NATO Allies combine forces for training exercises in Lithuania

The U.S. Army’s 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment traveled across the United States and Europe in January to arrive at their mission in Lithuania where NATO Allies welcomed them. The regiment is...

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...

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....

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