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  • Nepal Earthquake Messages

    For assistance regarding U.S. citizens in Nepal, the Department of State has established a public email address ( for all inquiries concerning U.S. citizens affected by the earthquake.  Smart Traveler Enrollment »

  • Buenos Aires: Free English for Journalists Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is sponsoring a free English training program for journalists. The courses are offered in three formats for elementary and intermediate levels in the form of two 10-week modules during the year. Working journalists, and journalism or communications students in their last year of studies are eligible to apply. Applicants must have elementary-intermediate English skills. 

  • Thessaloniki: May Visit by U.S. Consul (PDF)

    On May 11, 12 and 13, 2015, a U.S. consul will be in Thessaloniki to accept passport applications, register births abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s), and provide limited notarial services. Services are available by appointment only  Make an Appointment »

  • Abu Dhabi: Application Period for 2016 Fulbright Programs (PDF)

    UAE nationals are invited to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate study in the USA. Full funding will be granted for up to two years of study in a master’s program. The application deadline is May 17. 

  • Vientiane: English Program Joins U.S., Laos, and Brunei

    The United States, Brunei and Laos will provide English language training to Lao officials to help them prepare for Laos’ chairmanship of ASEAN in 2016. 

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