2019 Youth Ambassadors

Congratulations to the 13 Youth Ambassadors and 2 mentor that will travel to the US in March 2019. The Youth Ambassadors Program is one of the most popular US State Department Exchange programs for high school students. Students will learn about US culture by living with host families and visiting important cultural and sites and ...
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U.S.- Argentina Collaboration Advances Prosperity and Security

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE November 30, 2018 U.S.- Argentina Collaboration Advances Prosperity and Security Today, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participated in President Trump’s meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Argentina. The President highlighted important progress in ...
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Remarks by President Trump and President Macri of the Argentine Republic before Bilateral Meeting

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2018 Casa Rosada Buenos Aires, Argentina PRESIDENT MACRI:  (As interpreted.)  Good morning.  Good morning, everyone.  I would like to welcome President Donald Trump to Argentina on his first visit to Latin America and his first time in Argentina, of course.  Just now, we were coming ...
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United States and Argentina Sign Energy Cooperation Framework

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs Press Release:  November 30, 2018 Buenos Aires – U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin and Treasury Minister of the Argentine Republic Nicolas Dujovne today signed a Framework to Strengthen Infrastructure Investment and Energy Cooperation on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit. The U.S. delegation ...
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OPIC CEO Signs Letters of Interest in Argentina

PROJECTS TO SPUR OVER $3 BILLION DOLARS IN PRIVATE INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH BUENOS AIRES – Ray W. Washburne, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today signed six letters of interest to advance several projects in support of Argentina’s economic growth. The agreements ...
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President Trump traveled to Argentina for G20 Summit

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Argentina for the G20 Summit, November 30-December 1 in Buenos Aires. President Trump’s participation in the G20 Summit was a key opportunity to reiterate his commitment to domestic and global economic growth and prosperity, cement relations with other world leaders, and advance a global economic ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 16, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone on November 15 with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie about President Trump’s upcoming visit to Argentina for the G-20 Leaders’ Summit. Secretary Pompeo underscored the strong value we place on ...
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Women’s Creative Writing Mentorship Project

Working in collaboration with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, this project of the University of Iowa focuses on mentorship between young, emerging female writers, and female International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency alumni. The IWP has invited 8 mentors to collaborate on this project. Each of these 8 mentors will be assigned 2 ...
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USAID Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Michelle Bekkering Travels to Argentina

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release September 28, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and Environment Michelle Bekkering will lead the U.S. Government Delegation to the 2018 Women 20 (W20) Summit. The Summit will ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs selected for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Embassy is proud to announce that 10 young Argentine leaders have been selected for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program. The program will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in September/October to help them augment their business or social venture plans, learn from U.S. ...
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Secretary Mattis travels to South America

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis embarks Sunday, Aug. 12 on his first trip to South America while leading the Department of Defense. The White House declared 2018 the “Year of the Americas,” and the Secretary’s trip underscores the Department’s strong defense ties with Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. These relationships are critical to a ...
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ABLA 2018

ABLA, Association of Bi-National Centers of Latin America, will hold its biennial convention from August 13 to 17 in Buenos Aires, hosted by ICANA, the Argentine-American Cultural Institute , and sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and the Department of State. Bi-National centers are nonprofit organizations whose main objective is to promote mutual understanding between the people in the host country ...
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Secretary Perdue to Travel to Argentina

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to Buenos Aires from July 27th to July 29th to participate in the G20 Meetings of Agriculture Ministers. While at the G20, Secretary Perdue will discuss important issues facing agriculture around the world and engage in policy dialogues with his counterparts. The Secretary will also participate in ...
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Readout of Secretary´s Mnuchin meeting with President Macri

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina July 23, 2018 BUENOS AIRES – On Sunday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, who was accompanied by Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne. Secretary Mnuchin complimented Argentina for its effective hosting of the G20 meeting of ...
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Houston Trade Mission to Argentina

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Argentina from July 18 to July 20. The mission will focus on promoting Houston’s advantages for investment and trade and enhancing key government and business relationships between the Houston region and Argentina. Targeted business sectors include energy, trade and ...
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Statement by Director Blanco in Support of Recent Anti-Terrorism Financing Actions by Argentina’s FIU

Immediate Release July 14, 2018 “This week, Argentina’s Unidad de Informaciὀn Financiera de la República Argentina (UIF-AR) took decisive action to freeze assets belonging to a transnational criminal organization linked to Hezbollah and its global terror network. I congratulate the UIF-AR, and its director, Mr. Mariano Federici for this decisive action and I am proud ...
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Argentina’s Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO July 9, 2018 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Argentina on 202 years of independence. The United States values its close partnership with Argentina. Our countries share ...
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U.S. Army Cadets participate in Leadership Program in Argentina

U.S. Army cadets from the Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) are participating in a Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP) in Argentina for several weeks in June.  In partnership with cadets from the Argentine Military Academy (Colegio Militar de la Nacion), 32 U.S. cadets will spend their time immersed in Argentine culture, learning Spanish, and ...
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U.S. Embassy in Argentina Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

Mendoza 8-9, 2018 The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 250 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place in AMICANA Binational Center and at the Colegio Nacional ...
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United States funds the construction of an Emergency Operations Center for Neuquén Province

June 1, 2018 The U.S. Government announced it will fund the construction of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for the province of Neuquén, at the request of the provincial government.  The facility will serve as a center for members of the Civil Defense and other entities that provide disaster response, as designated by provincial authorities. ...
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed two proclamations, which note that measures are in place to address the impairment to the national security threatened by imports of steel and aluminum from Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. At this time, ...
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Amcham celebrates 100th anniversary

The American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2018. As árt of the celebrations, Amcham Argentina organized the “Business Future of the Americas” forum on may 21, with support from the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACLA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Edward Prado delivered remarks at the event, highlighting ...
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Ambassador Prado submits credentials to President Macri

May 16, 2018 United States Ambassador to Argentina, Edward C. Prado, officially submitted his credentials to Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri on May 15th at the Olivos presidential residence. Ambassador Prado said the meeting was excellent and highlighted the close ties between the U.S. and Argentina. After the encounter, Ambassador Prado headed to San Martin Square ...
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Collaboration in zika research

Through a Fulbright program, 3 American specialists will collaborate with the Health Ministry and other Argentine government institutions on zika virus research and the dissemination of research findings. Dr. Anna Stewart Ibarra, faculty at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, is currently collaborating with Dr. Elizabet Estallo, CONICET investigator at the Universidad ...
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Under Secretary of the Treasury David Malpass’ Meeting with Minister Dujovne

May 10, 2018 Washington – U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass met with Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne. Under Secretary Malpass reiterated strong support for the Macri administration’s market-oriented reform program to promote private sector-led growth. He commended the Minister’s plan to strengthen fiscal policy and Argentina’s decisive actions to help re-anchor ...
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump issued two proclamations authorizing modifications of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Administration has reached a final agreement with South Korea on steel imports, the outlines of which were previously ...
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The U.S. to participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

The United States will participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics 2018 to be hosted on October 6 to 8. The U.S. team will compete in the following sports: archery, basketball, cycling, equestrian, rowing, sport climbing, sailing and table tennis. Of the 3,992 participants, 21 will be U.S. athletes. With a total of 43 medals ...
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Alabama Trade Mission visits Argentina

Alabama’s Secretary of Commerce, Greg Canfield, will lead a 18-member trade mission from the State of Alabama that will visit Argentina from April 14 to 17. The mission includes officials from the Alabama Department of Commerce and Alabama’s Port Authority, as well as representatives of Chambers of Commerce and companies from a variety of sectors ...
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US Tourism officials travel to Argentina

Isabel Hill and Brian Beall, Director and Deputy Director of the National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) US Dept. of Commerce, will travel to Argentina on April 16-17 to participate in a roundtable discussion organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina on tourism and employment, together with leaders of tourism administrations of G20 member ...
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Argentine Female Pilot participates in U.S. Exchange Program

Argentine Air Force Second Lieutenant Sofía Vier was selected to participate in the USAF ALP military exchange program to be carried out in the United States. She graduated from Cordoba’s School of Military Aviation. During the one-year program, Sofía will have the opportunity to improve her skills. She is the first Argentine pilot to participate ...
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USDA and USTR Finalize Access for U.S. Pork Exports to Argentina

April 13, 2018 News Releases USDA 0083.18 Washington, D.C., April 13, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today announced the government of Argentina has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. pork to be imported into Argentina for the first time since 1992. Since the White House ...
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USA Day at the Book Fair

The Embassy will celebrate USA Day at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair with an enticing performance by the Argentina Gospel Choir and a repertoire that promises to fill the room with joy from the stage to the very last row on Sunday, May 6 at 8:30 p.m. in the José Hernández Room, Red Pavilion. ...
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What is the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

U.S. trade preference programs such as the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) provide opportunities for many of the world’s poorest countries to use trade to grow their economies and climb out of poverty. GSP is the largest and oldest U.S. trade preference program. Established by the Trade Act of 1974, GSP promotes economic development by ...
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Visit of David Malpass, Under Secretary for International Affairs

David Malpass Under Secretary for International Affairs U.S. Department of the Treasury David R. Malpass is Under Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In this position, he is the principal advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on international economic issues. Under Secretary Malpass oversees policies in the areas of ...
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Visit of Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury

Steven Terner Mnuchin was sworn in as the 77th Secretary of the Treasury on February 13, 2017. As Secretary of the Treasury, Mr. Mnuchin is responsible for the executive branch agency whose mission is to maintain a strong economy, foster economic growth, and create job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable prosperity and stability ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina Issued on: March 9, 2018 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina to discuss the strong partnership between the two countries. President Trump underscored the need for countries in the region to work together ...
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Statement of Judge Edward C. Prado before Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Statement of Judge Edward C. Prado Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Argentine Republic Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 7, 2018 Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: It is an honor to appear before you today as the President’s nominee to be the United States Ambassador to the Argentine Republic.  I must ...
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Open Call for Female Emerging Leaders in Sports – Global Sports Mentoring Program

The United States Embassy in Argentina announces an open call for nominations for female emerging leaders in sports from across Argentina to participate in a sports mentoring program for women. Candidates may come from any field of sports, with emphasis placed on: sports management; sports administration; coaching; sports journalism and mass communication; sports marketing; disability ...
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Secretary Tillerson on International Women’s Day

Statement By Secretary Tillerson March 8, 2018 Annual Observance of International Women’s Day As we commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the United States renews our steadfast commitment to addressing inequalities between women and men at home and abroad and reaffirms the importance of advancing the status of women and girls globally. We will ...
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Embassy Community Welcomes New English Language Fellow, Anna McCourt

The Embassy welcomes its newest English Language Fellow, Ms. Anna McCourt, to Argentina. Ms. McCourt will be hosted for ten months at ISICANA the binational center in Salta. The English Language Fellow program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, and it is designed to provide consultation, training ...
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2018 International Writing Program (IWP), Open Call

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS OPEN Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is currently accepting applications for the International Writing Program (IWP), to take place at the University of Iowa from mid-August to early November, 2018 (specific dates to be announced at a later date). The Embassy will accept applications until Friday, April ...
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Argentine Ministers Visit the US

Argentine Minister of Security Minister Patricia Bullrich met with several top US officials to discuss security issues during a trip to the United States from Feb date to date, 2018.. In Washington, DC, Bullrich attended meetings with senior officials from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney’s Statements

Following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Argentina, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney held a phone conference with regional outlets, and was interviewed on TV. The following stories highlight the Chargé d’Affaires statements on the Secretary’s visit, the bilateral relation and regional issues. Infobae (In Spanish) Estados Unidos apoyó las reformas del Gobierno y ve a la Argentina como “un modelo para la región” La Nacion (In Spanish) Un idilio en los tiempos de America First Cronista Comercial (In Spanish) Macri trató una agenda estratégica con el canciller de Trump, que evitó definiciones Telam (In ...
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Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Buenos Aires, Argentina February 4, 2018 FOREIGN MINISTER FAURIE: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. Thank you for making the effort on this Sunday afternoon, on such a fine day. We were just chatting with Rex about the spectacular summer sky we’ve got today, so thank you for making the ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas February 1, 2018 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, thank you so much. And thank you, Greg, for that very kind, warm introduction, inviting me back home today. And I want to thank those at the Clements Center of National Security and the ...
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Sec. Tillerson To Travel to Austin, Mexico City, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, and Kingston

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 26, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. The Secretary will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, ...
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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Edward C. Prado to be Ambassador to the Argentine Republic

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2018 Edward C. Prado of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic. Judge Edward Charles Prado is a distinguished Federal jurist having served as a United States judge for almost 35 years. ...
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New Travel Advisories for U.S. Travelers

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release FACT SHEET January 10, 2018 On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how we share information with U.S. travelers. These improvements will provide U.S. citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide. Under the new system, every ...
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U.S. Adjusts Support to ARA San Juan Search Operations

The United States will begin to draw down operation assisting the search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the South Atlantic today, after completing its support to requests by the government of Argentina. The United States actively joined the Argentina-led international search efforts within 24 hours of learning of the missing submarine on ...
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The U.S. Embassy Supports Science Projects from Argentine Schools

The Embassy of the United States in Argentina is pleased to announce the list of public schools selected to receive grants under the “Ecoalumnos” Program. “Ecoalumnos” — sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Education – seeks to provide inspiration and training to youth by supporting science projects with a social ...
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WTO Ministerial in Argentina

Argentina will be the first South American country to host the WTO Ministerial Conference where ministers and representatives from 164 countries, including the United States will meet to discuss trade issues.  USTR Robert Lighthizer will lead the U.S. delegation visiting Buenos Aires on December 10-14. The United States is the largest source of foreign investment ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Announces First Innovation Fund Competition Focused on U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Partnerships

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators are pleased to announce the launch of a new 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition, thanks to the generous support of Chevron Corporation, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos ...
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U.S. Deploys CURV-21 in Argentine Submarine Search

U.S. NAVAL FORCES SOUTHERN COMMAND / U.S. FOURTH FLEET PRESS RELEASE November 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By: Lt. Lyndsi Gutierrez, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) – At the request of U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the U.S. Navy directed Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) to ...
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Free Computer Programming and Coding for Girls

The software industry is revolutionizing every aspect of our lives.  An important aspect of jobs of the future is knowing and understanding computer/IT work. However, fewer and fewer women are choosing to pursue studies in Computer Science. The percentage of women in computer science and of women who pursue a college education in computer science ...
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Visit of Daniel K. Ewell

Daniel K. Ewell, Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator, visited Argentina on November 19-21 to participate in the ALTA Airlines Leaders Forum, the Latin American and Caribbean airlines annual meeting. He also met with his civil aviation counterparts from Latin America. Daniel K. Elwell Deputy Administrator Elwell previously served at the FAA as the Assistant Administrator ...
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One More U.S. Navy P-8A Aircraft Joins Argentina’s Submarine Search

Release No: 17-015 Nov. 19, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – A second U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft will deploy to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 19 to join an ongoing international search for the Argentinean Navy’s submarine A.R.A. San Juan in Southern Atlantic waters. The aircraft and a crew of 21 personnel will ...
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U.S. Deploys Unmanned Submersibles in Argentine Submarine Search

Release No: 17-016 Nov. 19, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – The U.S. Navy has deployed unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) to join in the search for the Argentine navy’s submarine, A.R.A. San Juan, in South Atlantic waters. The equipment consists of one Bluefin 12D (Deep) UUV and three Iver 580 UUVs, which are operated by ...
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U.S. Navy to Deploy Undersea Rescue Capabilities to Argentina

Release No: 17-014 Nov. 18, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – The U.S. Navy has ordered its Undersea Rescue Command (URC) based in San Diego, Calif., to deploy to Argentina, Nov. 18 to support the South American nation’s ongoing search for the Argentinean Navy submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the Southern Atlantic. URC is deploying two ...
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U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon to Support Argentina Search for Submarine

Release No: 17-013 Nov. 17, 2017 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the U.S. Navy to deploy a P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 18 to support the South American nation’s ongoing search for the submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the waters of the Southern Atlantic. The ...
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Visit of Richard Glenn

Richard Glenn, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the Department of State, visited Argentina last week to engage with Government of Argentina officials on strengthening our partnership and collaboration on law enforcement and security cooperation. Bilateral collaboration includes training for law enforcement agencies to improve ...
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U.S. Hosts More Than a Million International Students for Second Consecutive Year

International Student Enrollments Show Signs of Flattening Study Abroad by U.S. Students Is On the Rise New York, November 13, 2017 – According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of international students ...
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St. Louis Trade Mission to Argentina

A trade mission from St. Louis, Missouri, will travel to Argentina on from November 4 to 11. The delegation will meet with public and private sector leaders to explore new business and investment opportunities between St Louis and Argentina in the agricultural technology area. The delegation also includes representatives from several St. Louis universities seeking ...
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Visit of Acting Assistant Attorney General Ken Blanco

Kenneth Blanco, Acting Assistant Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, will be in Argentina on November 5-8  to lead the U.S. delegation to the Bilateral Dialogue on Illicit Finance (AUDIF).  In 2016, the Argentine and U.S. governments created the Argentine-U.S. dialogue on Illicit Finance.  The first meeting of the dialogue was held in Buenos ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with President Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina to express condolences on behalf of the American people for the loss of Argentine lives in the New York terror attack. President Trump underscored his full support of the ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs Attend Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Call with Argentine Foreign Minister Faurie

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT November 1, 2017 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: This afternoon Secretary Tillerson called Foreign Minister of Argentina Jorge Faurie to express his condolences on the deaths of five Argentine citizens in the brutal terrorist attack in New York City. The ...
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Office of the Historian Release of Chapters on Argentina and the Latin America Region in FRUS, 1977-1980, South America; Latin America Region

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 25, 2017 The Department of State released today a portion of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XXIV, South America; Latin America Region. The two compilations released today, on Argentina and the Latin America Region, were given priority in the declassification process as part ...
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Argentine Universities Receive Grants for Exchanges

The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by MetLife Foundation. With MetLife Foundation’s support, the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition will facilitate eight new higher education partnerships between the United ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with President Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina.  The two leaders underscored their continued commitment to expanding trade and investment between the United States and Argentina.  President Trump praised President Macri’s economic reform efforts.  They also discussed ...
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The Next Generation of Youth Leaders in Argentina

Sixty (60) Access English Microscholarship Program students gathered in Santa Fe on September 30, 2017 for a series of TEDTalk-style presentations by four of U.S. exchange program’s alumni aimed at motivating increased participation by the students in additional cultural exchange with the United States.  The program alumni noted the profound impact their programs had on ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On September 21 and 22, 2017, ATICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Tucuman, hosted the 37th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two-day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Silvio Gonzalez and Regional Public Engagement Specialist, Carol Brey participated in the opening ceremony and delivered presentations ...
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NASA Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit: September 3-8, 2017

When Natural Disasters Strike, NASA Brings the Power of Space The NASA Earth Science Disaster’s Program it’s a program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives and property around the world. What if the huge amount of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites could be harnessed to ...
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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Summit

The Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas (DRRA) Summit  will be held September 3-8 in Buenos Aires, with the participation of NASA Disaster Program , Argentina´s National Commission for Space Activities, and international organizations working on terrestrial observations and disaster management. The Summit will be a unique opportunity to strengthen the region´s  collective ability to meet the multiple challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the ...
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EducationUSA University Fair

EducationUSA network hosted its 15th Edition of the Annual University Fair to promote study programs at universities in the United States.  Representatives from 17 universities offered sessions on undergraduate careers, postgraduate studies, intensive English courses, academic and sports scholarships, international exams, student visas, admission processes, and types of financial aid available for international students. Some ...
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Visit of NASA Scientist

Dr. Sandra Cauffman, Deputy Director for the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate at NASA, will visit Buenos Aires September 3-7.  She will attend and give plenary remarks at the conference “Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas: A Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations”   She will also meet with Argentine counterparts at the Argentine Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation and the National Commission on Air ...
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United States Strikes Deal to Export Pork to Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2017 United States pork to enter Argentina for first time since 1992 WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump today announced that the United States and Argentina have agreed to terms that will allow United States pork to enter the Argentine market for the first time since ...
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Second Lady Karen Pence to Meet with Art Therapists in Central and South America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Second Lady FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2017  WASHINGTON, DC – Second Lady Karen Pence will travel to Cartagena, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; and Panama City, Panama August 13-18, 2017. During her travel, Mrs. Pence will observe art therapy sessions and participate in roundtable discussions with art ...
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United States donation of border security equipment to Argentina’s Customs Office

With the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Export Control and Related Border Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) donated equipment that will enhance the ability of Argentina’s customs and border officials to screen vehicles and cargo for potentially dangerous substances. CBP officials delivered to their Argentine counterparts one Contraband Inspection ...
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The Embassy celebrates the 241st Anniversary of the United States Independence

July 7, 2017 The Embassy of the United States hosted a reception yesterday at the Bosch Palace to celebrate the 241st anniversary of the declaration of U.S. Independence.  The U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires Thomas Cooney welcomed the guests.  Government representatives; members of the diplomatic corps; business, academic and cultural leaders; journalists; members of the Armed ...
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Argentina’s Independence Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC July 7, 2017 On behalf of the United States government, best wishes on the occasion of Argentina’s 201st anniversary of independence on July 9. The United States and Argentina share a long history of friendship and a commitment to work together toward a more prosperous ...
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Embassy and SURICANA Host the Annual Meeting of Binational Center Academic Directors

The 17th annual Argentine Binational Center Academic Directors meeting was hosted by SURICANA in San Rafael, Mendoza on June 22-23, 2017. During this two day event, participants from 12 of the 13 Argentine Binational Centers shared best practices, exchanged ideas, and discussed challenges they face as English language administrators in the BNCs.  Participants were joined ...
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Trafficking in Persons Hero Award for Argentina’s Alicia Kinan

This morning, the U.S. Department of State recognized Argentina’s Alika Kinan with the Trafficking in Persons Hero Award –the highest recognition by the Government of the United States to distinguished global leaders, for their relentless fight against this terrible practice.  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presided over the ceremony. Ms. Kinan was recognized for her ...
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Direct Line: US companies interested in Argentina’s transportation projects

There are many opportunities for U.S. companies to help Argentina build high-quality infrastructure.  The Embassy organized a conference gathering the Argentine Government and U.S. companies to facilitate information-sharing and direct engagement to respond to questions about projects and bidding processes in Argentina. Under the U.S. State Department Direct Line Program, the Embassy brought together Argentina’s ...
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Vice President Mike Pence Visits Central and South America

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking at the inaugural Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America today, Vice President Mike Pence announced he will travel to Central and South America in August on behalf of President Trump. On August 13–18, 2017, the Vice President will travel to Cartagena and Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; ...
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Treasury Department Visit

From June 5-9, 2017, experts from the United States Department of the Treasury, together with representatives from the financial intelligence units and other regulatory agencies of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil met with representatives from the private and public sector in the Tri-Border Area (TBA). Through these discussions, the delegations worked to better understand the nature of ...
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Direct Line: Argentina: Transportation Infrastructure Opportunities for U.S. Business

BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS June 22, 2017 Topic: Argentina: Transportation Infrastructure Opportunities for U.S. Business Host: Tom Cooney , Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires Guest Speaker: Guillermo Dietrich, Minister of Transportation, Government of Argentina Date and Time: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 1 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. local) Brief Description of Call: The ...
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NASA scientists visit Argentina

Dr. Adriana Ocampo, Lead Scientist for NASA’s New Horizon program , arrives in Argentina to coordinate a team of approximately 25 scientists to observe Asteroid MU69. The observations will provide important data about Asteroid MU69 in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft to fly by the asteroid in January 2019.  Observing the asteroid will provide NASA with important ...
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CBP Announces the Expansion of Global Entry to Citizens of Argentina

Release Date: May 1, 2017 Argentine citizens can begin to apply to the Trusted Traveler Program on May 8, 2017 WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to citizens of Argentina. Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Argentine citizens can ...
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APHIS Will Not Extend Stay on Import Regulations for Lemons from Northwest Argentina

Published: May 1, 2017 WASHINGTON, May 1, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will not extend beyond May 26, 2017, the stay of the final regulation regarding the importation of commercial consignments of fresh lemons from northwest Argentina into the continental United States (Importation of Lemons From Northwest ...
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Joint Statement on Memorandum of Understanding Between U.S. & Argentina on Regulatory Coherence and Private Sector Engagement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 27, 2017 Office of Public Affairs 202-482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, together with Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Linda McMahon and Argentine Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Regulatory Coherence and Meaningful Engagement with the Private Sector, a ...
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Joint Statement on U.S.-Argentina Partnership on Cyber Policy

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 27, 2017 Recognizing the benefits and risks of our increasing dependence on networked information systems for the daily functions of our society, the Governments of the United States and Argentina acknowledge the importance of cyber policy cooperation and express our intent to strengthen our engagement on ...
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Department of State Releases Documents

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 27, 2017 Today the Department of State is releasing documents related to human rights abuses committed in Argentina during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship. These documents were hand-delivered to Argentine President Mauricio Macri this morning by President Donald J. Trump as another demonstration of the importance the ...
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EducationUSA Fair

The EducationUSA Regional Forum and the Buenos Aires International Book Fair join for a unique event where more than 60 prestigious U.S. universities will share information about scholarships and study opportunities. EducationUSA Fair will take place on Thursday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the International Buenos Aires Book Fair venue, Jorge Luis ...
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Visit of Florida Governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott will lead a 60-member mission to Argentina April 23-26.  He will be accompanied by his wife, First Lady of Florida Ann Scott and a large delegation of State of Florida officials (Mayors, Economic Development Offices, Port officials, Utilities) and 15 Florida companies. The Governor will meet with counterparts in the Government ...
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Dr. Karen Lips visits Argentina

Dr. Karen Lips is a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State focused on making science more accessible to the public. She is also a  Professor of Biology and Director of the Graduate Program in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Lips will visit Argentina on ...
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Resolution Reaffirming U.S.-Argentina Relationship Passes in the House of Representatives

Apr 3, 2017 Congressman Albio Sires Office Press Release (Washington, D.C.) – Today, H.Res.54, a bipartisan resolution reaffirming the U.S.-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms, introduced by Congressman Albio Sires, unanimously passed the House of Representatives. Rep. Albio Sires and Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) introduced H.Res.54 after traveling to Argentina last Congress to recognize President ...
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Laur Hesse Fisher of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence Visits Argentina

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the visit of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) research scientist Laur Hesse Fisher to Argentina from April 3 to 7, 2017. Ms. Hesse Fisher manages Climate CoLab, a project housed within MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence which harnesses the contributions of thousands of people to help address problems ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Profiles in Courage: Fabiana Tuñez, Defender of Women By William and Marco Oswald “Since I was a young girl, my mother ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Romina Gleria By Morgan Swanson Charging ahead with a multifaceted life of entrepreneurship, networking, advising, and family, Romina Gleria, CEO and ...
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Charge d’affairs Cooney visited Mendoza

Charge d’Affairs Tom Cooney visited Mendoza on March 2-4 for the celebration of Fiesta de la Vendimia. During his visit to the province, Mr. Cooney participates in the Mendoza Investment Forum 2017 and met with governor Alfredo Cornejo and Minister of Economy, Infrastructure and Energy Enrique Vaquié. Mr. Cooney also visited Diario Uno, part of ...
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Science Envoy visits Argentina

Dr. Margaret Leinen, Director of University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, visited Argentina on March 13-16.  In Argentina, she met with the government counterparts and NGOs. Dr. Leinen visited also Ushuaia, met with the staff and researchers at CADIC and toured the Beagle Channel. Margaret Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Angelica Carrizo Bonetto By Morgan Swanson Connecting worlds—of business and government, social and geographical, past and future—is what motivates Angelica Carrizo ...
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Open Call for Female Emerging Leaders in Sports

Global Sports Mentoring Program The United States Embassy in Argentina announces an open call for nominations for female emerging leaders in sports from across Argentina to participate in a sports mentoring program for women. Candidates may come from any field of sports, with emphasis placed on: sports management; sports administration; coaching; sports journalism and mass ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Soledad Planes By Morgan Swanson Soledad Planes is an agent for change who is shifting perceptions about gender equality, one person ...
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Educational Exchanges: Study Tour of U.S. Higher Education

A delegation of ten representatives from Argentine universities, Argentina’s Ministry of Education and Sport and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina will travel to the United States to explore new academic exchanges between both countries.  The group will visit Washington D.C., New Mexico and Texas from February 22 to March 4, 2017. Five public and three ...
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145 young Argentine students Travel to the US on a scholarship

In January, the 145 participants of the Friends of Fulbright Scholarship 2016/2017 departed to the United States for a program that will take place in several universities across the country. The participants of this Friends of Fulbright new edition come from more than 40 Argentine universities from Jujuy to Santa Cruz, representing more than 20 ...
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Bipartisan resolution reaffirms U.S.-Argentina partnership and recognizes Argentina’s recent economic reforms

Resolution calls for the United States to continue to engage with key South American nation WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Marco Rubio (R-Fl.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) introduced a resolution yesterday that reaffirms the partnership between the United States and Argentina and recognizes the economic reforms implemented by Argentina since ...
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About Ambassador Mamet’s Resignation Statement

Concurrent with the upcoming U.S. Presidential transition, the Embassy confirms that Ambassador Noah Mamet sent a formal resignation letter to President Obama on December 7, 2016 effective January 20.  All U.S. Ambassadors worldwide  — including those who are career diplomats of the U.S. Department of State – did the same per longstanding tradition whenever there ...
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Youth Ambassadors 2017

Congratulations to the 13 Youth Ambassadors and 2 mentor that will travel to the US in March 2017. The Youth Ambassadors Program is one of the most popular US State Department Exchange programs for high school students. Students will learn about US culture by living with host families and visiting important cultural and sites and ...
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New tax information exchange agreement between the U.S. & Argentina

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR RELEASE:  December 23, 2016 U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY JACOB J. LEW ON NEW TAX INFORMATION EXCHANGE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ARGENTINA WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury released a statement following the signing of a new tax information exchange agreement between the United States ...
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Argentine Government Memorial honoring Patricia Derian

Ambassador Noah Mamet participated on December 12 in a ceremony organized by the Government of Argentina to honor Patricia Derian at the National Archive of Memory. Argentina´s Undersecretary for Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism Claudio Avruj led the ceremony. Journalist Robert Cox, former editor of the Buenos Aires herald, was also in attendance. During the ...
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Georgia Guard Announces State Partnership with Argentina

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga., Nov. 10, 2016 – The Georgia National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner for the Republic of Argentina as part of the Department of Defense State Partnership Program (SPP). “The State Partnership Program allows us to leverage the deep and trusting ties the National Guard has built ...
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FACT SHEET: Argentina Declassification Project

President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship.  In a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the dictatorship at the Parque de la Memoria in Buenos Aires, President Obama said, ...
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Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

The Embassy hosted the first “Entrepreneur of the Year” Awards Ceremony on December 7th at Palacio Bosch, in collaboration with four institutional partners in Argentina:  the national Ministry of Production, the Ministry of Modernization for the City of Buenos Aires, Endeavor and Vital Voices. “The impetus for this event was to honor and foster the ...
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English Access Participants in an English immersion camp in Cordoba

For three days in November, 80 high school students attending the Access Scholarship Program attended an English immersion camp in Rio Ceballos, Córdoba.  The program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina also featured 10 alumni of the Youth Ambassadors Program who volunteered at the camp.  All participants had the opportunity to strengthen their English ...
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U.S. & Argentina hold Inaugural Argentina-U.S. Dialogue on Illicit Finance

11/29/2016 WASHINGTON – The United States and Argentina co-led the inaugural Argentina-U.S. Dialogue on Illicit Finance (AUDIF) on November 22 in Buenos Aires.  United States Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Daniel Glaser and Secretary of Finance of the Republic of Argentina Luis Caputo co-chaired the Dialogue.  They were joined by senior officials from Treasury’s ...
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Visit of Robert Pittenger and Daniel Glaser

Rep. Robert Pittenger ( R-NC), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, will visit Argentina on November 21 as a co-organizer of the 1st Regional Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Forum with the House of Representatives of the Republic of Argentina and the Argentine Financial Intelligence Unit.  Daniel Glaser, ...
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Open Doors Report Shows Trends in Student Mobility between Argentina and the US

International student enrollment in the U.S. tops one million for the first time Students from Argentina increased by 7.2% to 2,201 Argentina ranks 18th as destination for U.S. students November 14, 2016 – An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and ...
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Fulbright Argentina: 60th Anniversary

The Fulbright Commission celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Argentina. Over the last 60 years, the Fulbright Commission, its Board members, and Fulbrighters from Argentina and the United States have truly changed the way we interact between our countries. Senator J. William Fulbright, who founded the program and in whose honor it ...
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Visit of William Baer and Luis Arreaga

William J. Baer, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General, US Department of Justice, and Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the Department of State, will visit Argentina on November 14-17, to participate in the Second International Conference on Access to Legal Aid ...
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Visit of Secretary of Labor Perez

Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor, visited Argentina on November 11-15. During his visit, secretary Perez met with  Argentine government officials, union leaders, higher education institutions and civil society organizations to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation and present initiatives related to employment and training. Secretary Perez also announced the Department of Labor has awarded 3 ...
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US-Argentina Hold Ministerial-Level Meeting of the Council on Trade and Investment

Buenos Aires – Today, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman led the inaugural meeting of the United States-Argentina Council on Trade and Investment (Council). The Council met under the United States-Argentina Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which was signed during President Obama’s visit to Argentina in March. Today’s meeting was co-chaired by Minister of Foreign ...
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Visit of Michael Froman

On November 7, 2016 a delegation from the led by United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman will visit Argentina for the first meeting of the U.S.-Argentina Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).  Ambassador Froman will meet with Foreign Minister Malcorra and Minister of Production Cabrera, as well as meetings with the Ministry of ...
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Joint Statement of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE November 2, 2016 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group Announcing Implementation of the Global Connect Initiative Work Plan At the second meeting of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group, which took place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 2, ...
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Justice Goes to School

On November 2nd, Ambassador Mamet delivered opening remarks at the final mock trial session of “Justice Goes to School”. Justice Goes to School is a program where judges visit schools to talk with students about how the justice system works in Argentina; and the role of judges, lawyers, and the community in ensuring justice for ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On October 26 and 27, 2016, ISICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Salta, hosted the 36th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Mesa participated in the opening ceremony and delivered a presentation to participants. This gathering enabled ...
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Macon Phillips Visit

Macon Phillips, Coordinator of the Bureau of International Information Programs, is traveling to Argentina on November 1-4 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. During his visit, he will also meet with officials at the government of City of Buenos Aires, and Argentina’s YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) network members. Macon ...
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Inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue Signals New Step for Economic Relationship

October 27, 2016 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker meets with her Argentine counterpart Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera for the inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker met with her Argentine counterpart Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera for the inaugural U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Established ...
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Eisenhower Day of Fellowship

Eisenhower Fellows from Argentina celebrated the annual Eisenhower Day of Fellowship on October 18 at ICANA. Almost 60 Argentines have participated in the program since 1957, and many of them were present at the event. Public Affairs Officer Thomas Mesa congratulated Fellows for their dedication and commitment to improving international relations, and bringing home new ...
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The Bosch Palace Opens to the Public

On Saturday, October 15, the Bosch Palace –residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina— opened its doors for the first time to the general public as part of the free guided tours initiative called “Rincones de Buenos Aires.”   The initiative is part of the Open Embassies Program sponsored by the Government of the City of ...
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Visit of Brigadier General Rock

Brigadier General Paul J. Rock, Director of Strategy, Policy, & Plans (J5) of the United States Southern Command, will visit Argentina on October 18-21.  Brigadier General Rock will meet with  the Ambassador and Embassy officers, and Argentine government officials to discuss security cooperation and peacekeeping operations Paul J. Rock Jr. Bio Brigadier General, USMC Director ...
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Iowa State Trade Mission

Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will lead a state trade mission that will visit Argentina on October 2-6. The delegation will meet with public and private sector leaders to explore new business and investment opportunities between Iowa and Argentina. Kimberly K. Reynolds Bio Kim Reynolds, a former state senator and county treasurer, serves as Iowa’s ...
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Remarks by U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew at Meeting with Argentine Finance Minister Prat-Gay

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2016 BUENOS AIRES – I would like to thank President Macri and my friend and colleague Minister Prat-Gay for hosting me today. As you know, this is the first visit by a U.S. Treasury Secretary to Argentina since 2002, and I am grateful ...
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Arts scholarship Program

The Fulbright Commision and the National Arts Fund of Argentina signed an agreement to relaunch scholarships for Argentine artists to travel for three to six months’ study in the United States. The agreement provides for five scholarships; the artists will travel in 2017. The categories of artistic endeavor covered by this agreement are architecture, cinema, ...
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Argentine universities receive funding for exchange

The Embassy is pleased to announce the winners of the funding competition for Argentine universities that will allow these institutions to implement more than 80 exchanges for Argentine and US students, as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americans Initiative. The projects selected for the 2016 edition of the competition come from the ...
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Visit of Treasury Secretary Lew

  Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew  visited Argentina on September 26, as part of a trip that included visits to Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, in order to meet his official counterparts and private sector leaders to discuss policies to promote shared growth and stability, combating money laundering and the advance of G-20 priorities in ...
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Visit of Ambassador Susan Jacobs

Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, will travel to Argentina September 22-24 to meet with officials of the Argentine government and the Hague Permanent Bureau.  Ambassador Jacobs will focus on cooperation between the two nations as relates to the well-being of children, and will also participate in a Voting Event for U.S. citizens ...
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Bilateral Collaborative Effort on Agricultural Statistics

Buenos Aires, Argentina – On September 19-23, the Argentine Ministry of Agro-Industry welcomed two experts from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) as part of an initiative to encourage greater cooperation on agricultural statistics. As agricultural powerhouses, the United States and Argentina are united in their mission to ensure ...
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EXIM Reopens for Business in Argentina

Washington, D.C. – Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), today announced in Buenos Aires that the Bank will resume offering short- and medium-term financing in Argentina after being closed to sovereign transactions for more than 15 years… Full Text
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Visit of Ambassador Thorne

Ambassador David H. Thorne, Senior Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry, traveled to Argentina on Septermber 14-15 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina and to participate in the Argentina Business and Investment Forum. During his visit, Ambassador Thorne met with senior officials at the Finance Ministry and production Ministry, and participated ...
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Visit of ExIm Bank Chairman

Chairman of the Export Import Bank Fred Hochberg visited Argentina September 13 – 15 to participate in the Argentine Business and Investment Forum . While in Argentina, he met with Argentine government officials at the Ministries of Finance, Production, Energy, and Transportation as well as with the Presidency. He also met with CEOs of various U.S. companies participating in the ...
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2016 Global Sports Mentoring Program

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Tom Cooney met with Argentina’s 2016 Global Sports Mentoring Program participant, Martina Bartolucci, who will travel to the United States in October for this program, a public-private partnership supported by the Sports Diplomacy division at the Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau of the United States Department of State, the University of Tennessee, ...
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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows

The Embassy is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Following a successful Pilot Program in February-March, 2016, that included two Argentine participants , ten young entrepreneurs from Argentina will ...
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US-Argentina Joint Fact Sheet: Joint Standing Committee on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Fact Sheet BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION August 26, 2016 The Argentina – United States Joint Standing Committee on Nuclear Energy Cooperation (JSCNEC) met in Villa General Belgrano, Córdoba Province, Argentina, on August 22-26, 2016. The Committee met to advance the commitments made by Presidents Mauricio Macri and Barack Obama underlining the importance of ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows

Today, the White House is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean. The inaugural YLAI class brings 250 promising young business and social entrepreneurs from ...
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Argentina – US Ocean Science Meeting

Close to 200 researchers from various scientific disciplines will gather to discuss current and future partnerships between Argentina and the United States as part of the “Argentina-US Ocean Science Meeting” to be held August 23-27 in Mar del Plata. The meeting, which aims to strengthen cooperation between researchers, governments and academic institutions of both countries, ...
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Assistant Secretary Rose Visit

Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, traveled to Argentina on August 18-19 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  During his visit, he met with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, and CONAE to discuss opportunities for bilateral and global cooperation. Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose Bio ...
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General Chinn visit

Major General Chinn, Commander of United States Army South, visited Argentina Aug 10-13, 2016.  Major General Chinn met with the Ambassador and Embassy officers, the Chief of Army (General de Division Diego Luis Suñer), and visited the Colegio Militar. He also traveled to Neuquén to visit the 10th Infantry Regiment and the 6th Mountain Company. ...
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Argentina Declassification Project: Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 8, 2016 President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship. … Full Text
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Argentina Declassification Project

August 8, 2016 During his landmark visit to Argentina in March, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. government would declassify records relating to human rights abuses under Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship. At a ceremony commemorating the victims of these human rights abuses, held on the 40th anniversary of the 1976 coup d’état, the President committed ...
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Joint Statement from the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue

Joint Statement Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 4, 2016 Today, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra launched in Buenos Aires a High-Level Dialogue (HLD) to strengthen a bilateral partnership that is rooted in common values, principles, and interests. They agreed that the HLD will aim to ...
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Visit of US government communications officials

Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, and Thomas Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, visited Argentina on August 9-10, 2016 for the launch of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group. During the visit, Ambassador Sepulveda and Chairman Wheeler met with Argentine government officials and Argentina and U.S. business ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry Visit Argentina

Secretary of State John Kerry visited Argentina on August 4. Secretary Kerry met with President Mauricio Macri, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and other officials of the Argentine government. Secretary of State John Kerry Bio On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state of the United States, becoming ...
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ELF Tylie Cramer participated in the SHARE Convention

July 28-29, 2016 Current English Language Fellow Tylie Cramer participated in the annual SHARE Convention for teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Buenos Aires on July 28-29, 2016. She led a semi-plenary session on “Mobile Application Language Learning” (MALL), attended by approximately 350 English teachers and advanced students. The presentation focused on the ...
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High School Students from Neuquen and Buenos Aires Return from the National Youth Science Camp

July 15, 2016 Nicolás Aguerre from Zapala, Province of Neuquén and Deborah Luna from Alberdi, Buenos Aires Province returned to Argentina after participating in the National Youth Science Camp held in the state of West Virginia, USA, from June 15 to July 10, 2016. Nicolás and Deborah were selected for their exceptional academic achievement, demonstrated ...
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Argentine and U.S. scientists work in Santa Fe to develop new, low-environmental-impact polymers

Plastics are everywhere! Indeed, the very ubiquity of polymeric materials –plastics! may obscure the fact that they don’t occur naturally, but rather are made, in almost all cases, from petroleum. And as miraculous as they may seem, they suffer from numerous disadvantages: in addition to being derived from non-renewable sources, many are toxic, while others, ...
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Visit of Ira N. Forman

Ira N. Forman, United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism will visit Buenos Aires July 16-19.  While in Argentina, Special Envoy Forman will attend the Global Anti-Semitism Forum to be held on July 17-18, and will also meet with government officials and representatives from various religious faiths to discuss the general environment for ...
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Argentine University Students Travel to the US for “English for Science” Program

A group of ten university students traveled to the United States on Friday, July 8 to participate in the program “English for Science,” a four-week intensive English immersion program at the University of Texas at Austin.  All participants are outstanding science students from different public universities. Ambassador Noah Mamet met with the group at the ...
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Sec. Kerry Press Statement for Argentina’s Independence Day

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 7, 2016 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of Argentina as you celebrate the bicentennial of your nation’s declaration of independence on July 9. The United States and Argentina are regional ...
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Visit of Admiral Kurt W. Tidd

Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander of United States Southern Command, is visiting Argentina June 27-29, 2016.  Admiral Tidd will meet with the Ambassador and Embassy officers, the Minister of Defense (Minister Julio Cesar Martinez), the Argentine Joint Staff, and pay a visit to the Agrupacion de Ingenieros 601 to tour the facilities and meet with ...
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Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment Wednesday, June 22—Saturday, June 25, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of her four-country visit ...
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Visit of Michele Bond

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will visit Argentina on June 5-8. Michele Thoren Bond Assistant Secretary Bureau of Consular Affairs August 2015 to Present Michele Thoren Bond was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs on August 10, 2015.  As Assistant Secretary, Ambassador Bond leads a team of 13,000 ...
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Funds for workplace-based training programs with a focus on vulnerable and marginalized youth

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor, announces the availability of approximately $9 million total costs for up to three cooperative agreements of up to $3 million total costs each, to fund technical assistance projects in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Kenya to improve country capacity to provide workplace-based training programs with ...
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Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to Central and South America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2016 JILL BIDEN TO TRAVEL TO CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Nicaragua, Peru, Argentina and Panama from June 19 through June 27, 2016, where she will engage government and civil society partners on issues related to economic ...
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Visit of Stefan Selig

Under Secretary Stefan Selig will travel to Argentina May 23-25 to advance the agenda for the newly created U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue. The Commercial Dialogue aims to strengthen the trade relationship between the U.S. and Argentine governments by removing impediments to, and promoting increased bilateral trade and investment between our two countries. The Dialogue will engage ...
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Visit of Leslie R. Caldwell

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Department of Justice, traveled to Argentina on May 15-18 to meet with Argentine government officials. During her visit, Mrs. Caldwell met with high level officials from the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Court, and the Financial Investigations Unit to discuss opportunities ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 450 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place at the Escuela Normal Juan Gregorio Pujol, in Corrientes on May 13 ...
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Embassy 2016 Presidential Elections Speaker Series Begins

Adryana Boyne, consultant, analyst, strategist on public policy, politics, business marketing, and Hispanic issues, and Alejandra Salinas, former National President of the College Democrats of America, the official youth outreach arm of the Democratic Party, visited Buenos Aires from May 2 to May 6. The Embassy worked with the United States Chair of San Andres ...
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Trade and Investment Mission to California

Ambassador Noah Mamet lead a trade and investment mission to the state of California, integrated by Argentine businessmen and government officials. The delegation visited companies and universities in Los Angeles. Silicon Valley and San Francisco. It is the first time the US Embassy in Argentina organizes a trade mission of this kind. INVAP, YPF Tecnología, ...
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Visit of William Brownfield

William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is traveling to Argentina on April 28-29 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. During his visit, he will meet with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Security Ministry, SEDRONAR, and the Presidency to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation on ...
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Maria Contreras-Sweet Visits Argentina

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Association, will visit Buenos Aires April 26-28, 2016. Following on the March visit of President Obama to Argentina, Ms. Contreras-Sweet will fulfill one of the pledges President Obama made – to sign an MOU and begin technical consultation on small business and entrepreneurship promotion.   She will ...
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Statement by Treasury Secretary Jacob L. Lew on Argentina’s Debt Repayment and Return to Global Capital Markets

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs For Immediate Release April 22, 2016 Statement By Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Argentina’s Debt Repayment and Return to Global Capital Markets WASHINGTON – Argentina’s successful bond issuance and final settlement of the vast majority of the claims of its holdout creditors is a testament to the ...
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Aviation Security Agreement Signed During Visit of President Obama

In the spirit of enhancing the security of international civil aviation, on March 23, 2016 the United States and Argentina signed an aviation security agreement that sets forth the legal framework for the reciprocal deployment of In-Flight Security Officers (IFSO) on board certain passenger flights.  This agreement will, subject to applicable domestic and international law ...
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The Embassy at the 42nd International Buenos Aires Book Fair

The Embassy of the United Sates was present once more at the 42nd Buenos Aires International Book Fair with a rich program of activities. This year, our theme was “Creativity and the Creative Process”. Our booth featured a collection of books covering the broad spectrum of creation from arts to technology, for adults and kids. ...
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Visit of Undersecretary Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel to Argentina on April 14-15 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  During her visit, she will meet with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, and Presidential Palace to discuss opportunities for bilateral and global cooperation.  Under ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

A delegation from the United States Congress visited Argentina on April 8. The delegation was led by Representative Michael Fitzpatrick, a member of the Republican Party from the state of Pennsylvania. The delegation met with individuals and organizations in the Argentine government to deepen our bilateral dialogue on combating money laundering and terror financing throughout ...
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Obama’s trip: a historic visit that brought two countries closer

By Ambassador Noah B. Mamet Clarin, April 3, 2016 President Obama’s visit to Argentina last week marked a new beginning in a relationship that will be vitally important for both our countries.  In the two days of official activities last week, Presidents Obama and Macri highlighted the common values and interests that our two countries ...
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U.S. and Argentina Sign Joint Statement on Security Cooperation and Travel Facilitation

March 23, 2016 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – US Ambassador Mamet and FM Malcorra (in the presence of Argentine Ministry of Security and Ministry of Interior, Public Works, and Housing) signed today a joint statement establishing areas for continued collaboration on border security and the facilitation of secure travel between the United States and Argentina. To ...
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Visit of the Secretary of the Air Force

April 1-4, 2016 Deborah Lee James, the Secretary of the Air Force, will visit Argentina from April 1-4, 2016.   She will meet Argentine officials to discuss enhancing bi-lateral cooperation.  She was confirmed as 23rd Secretary of the Air Force on Dec. 13, 2013, and was appointed to the position Dec. 20, 2013. She is responsible ...
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PAO opens series of Conferences about Bilateral Relations at CARI

On March 29th, Counselor for Press and Public Affairs, Thomas Mesa delivered opening remarks at the opening lecture of the new lecture series, “Revising the bilateral history: Has the conflict between Argentina and the United States been a constant?”  implemented by the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) with support from the U.S. Embassy. The ...
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New Commitments in Argentina to 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 24, 2016 New Commitments in Argentina to President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative  As part of his visit to Argentina, the President announced a new commitment to the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund that will create new ...
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Secretary Pritzker in Argentina

U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, participated in the meeting on competitiveness and business and signed an agreement of understanding with the Argentina’s Minister of Production, Francisco Cabrera. Secretaty Pritzker Biography Penny Pritzker has served as the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce since being sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on June 26, 2013. As Secretary of ...
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Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson in Argentina

Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, traveled to Argentina with the delegation that accompanied President Barack Obama during his visit to the country. She participated in bilateral meetings and attended the press conference that provided both presidents at Casa Rosada. Assitant Secretary Jacobson Biography Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs ...
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Joint Statement by Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Malcorra in Support of the OAS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 23, 2016 Joint Statement by Secretary of State John F. Kerry of the United States and Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra of the Republic of Argentina in Support of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Human Rights System  The text ...
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FACT SHEET: United States – Argentina Relationship

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 FACT SHEET: United States – Argentina Relationship   President Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is in Argentina to meet with newly elected President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada.  Together, the leaders explored opportunities to strengthen the relationship ...
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Agreements between the governments of Argentina and the United States

March 23, 2016 Argentina’s Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and the US Ambassador, Noah Mamet, presided today at the San Martin Palace the agreements signing between the governments of Argentina and the United States. Malcorra said: “This marks a new way of working with mature and intelligent peer relationships that help us build a better future, ...
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Visit of Nathan Sheets

Nathan Sheets, Under Secretary for International Affairs of the Department of the Treasury, traveled to Argentina on March 15-16 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. Under Secretary Sheet’s visit to Buenos Aires was the first senior Treasury official visit to the country since 2004. During his visit, he met with Argentine Finance ...
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First Lady Michelle Obama activities in Argentina

As we celebrate the first anniversary of Let Girls Learn – and March as Women’s History Month – the First Lady will participate in a series of events in support of adolescent girls’ education around the world. Globally, more than 62 million girls are not in school – more than half of whom are adolescent – because of ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

From March 9th to the 12th, a United States Congressional delegation led by Representative Hal Rogers, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will be visiting the Argentine Congress and Ministry of Defense for the purpose of discussing bilateral and global interests of mutual interest.  The following members of the United States Congress’ House Appropriations ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

March 6-8, 2016 A delegation from the United States Congress is visiting Argentina from March 6 to 8.  The delegation is led by Rep. Jeff Duncan, a member of the Republican Party from the state of South Carolina. The purpose of the visit is to build upon bilateral relations with senior government officials in Argentina, ...
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Young Argentine leader participate in YLAI

17 de febrero de 2016 The Public Affairs Counselor of the U.S. Embassy, Thomas Mesa, met with Celeste Medina and Franco Amorosi, participants in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program. This new international exchange program, sponsored by the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Cuba and Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2016 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Cuba and Argentina President Obama and the First Lady will travel to Cuba on March 21st and 22nd and Argentina on March 23rd and 24th.  In Cuba, the President will work to build ...
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Visit of Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin, traveled to Argentina February 10-12 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  They had explored areas for deepening bilateral economic cooperation, enhancing bilateral trade and investment, and promoting sustained economic growth in both countries.  While in Argentina, Assistant Secretary Rivkin also ...
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Friends of Fulbright Scholarship

Ambassador Mamet hosted a reception at his residence in honor of the 50 winners of the first edition of the Friends of Fulbright scholarship.  Friends of Fulbright is an undergraduate student exchange program. During the event, the Ambassador thanked program sponsors as well as representatives from the universities where selected students come from. The students ...
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U.S. Delegation Attends Swearing-In Ceremony of the President-elect of Argentina

A diplomatic delegation from the US is visiting Argentina to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Mauricio Macri. The delegation is composed by Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, and Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. They will be accompanied by Ambassador Noah Mamet. During the visit, the U.S. government representatives will ...
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