A Portuguese colony until 1975

A Portuguese colony until 1975, Angola’s path since independence has been marked by on-going civil war, government corruption, a countryside full of hidden land mines, disease, and huge debt to China and other power countries until 2017, when President João Lorenzo was elected. According to U.S. Ambassador Nina Maria Fite, the new President has begun Read more about A Portuguese colony until 1975[…]

Consul General Nogales, Mexico

Consul General Laura Biedenbach, U.S. Consulate Nogales, Sonora One of my favorite projects at Citizen Diplomacy Alliance is our Meet the Ambassadors program. How many people have the chance to see our world through the eyes of our amazing Foreign Service diplomats directly from our embassies abroad? In the past year, we have visited with Read more about Consul General Nogales, Mexico[…]

Meet Chargé d’Affaires Richard H. Glenn from the U.S. Embassy in Chile

In a lively and truly insightful meeting, Richard H. Glenn, head of the U.S. Delegation to Chile, painted a picture of a country that emerged from the military dictatorship in the 70’s and 80’s to become a strong partner with the U.S. in promoting the values of democracy. Chile’s transition from dictatorship to a strong, Read more about Meet Chargé d’Affaires Richard H. Glenn from the U.S. Embassy in Chile[…]

Congratulations to Todd Robinson

Todd Robinson, former Ambassador to Guatemala, has been confirmed as the new Assistant Secretary for State INL. “Almost all of the illicit drugs causing the unprecedented rise in American deaths from drug overdoses are produced outside the United States. In order to achieve sustainable long-term solutions to the security challenges present by the illicit drug Read more about Congratulations to Todd Robinson[…]

Ambassador Julie D. Fisher, US Special Envoy to Belarus

Meet Ambassador Julie D. Fisher, US Special Envoy to Belarus Julie Fisher “accidentally” joined the Foreign Service. As the daughter of a US military pilot who was active during the Cold War, she became fascinated with the situation in Russia as she watched the collapse of the USSR. While she intended to be a business Read more about Ambassador Julie D. Fisher, US Special Envoy to Belarus[…]

Ambassador Popp – Guatemala

From the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala, Ambassador William W. Popp shared his insights into the complexities of the many facets of Guatemalan culture, history and politics and its role on the global stage Only “one border away” from the United States, and one of the poorest nations in Latin America, Guatemala’s unstable economy has opened Read more about Ambassador Popp – Guatemala[…]

Ambassador Fite of Angola

A Portuguese colony until 1975, Angola’s path since independence has been marked by on-going civil war, government corruption, a countryside full of hidden land mines, disease, and huge debt to China and other power countries until 2017, when President João Lorenzo was elected. According to U.S. Ambassador Nina Maria Fite, the new President has begun Read more about Ambassador Fite of Angola[…]

World Watch: Nicaragua with Ambassador Kevin Sullivan

World Watch: Nicaragua with Ambassador Kevin SullivanMarch 2, 2021 Ambassador Sullivan opened the session with a brief biography of his Department of State career that has included eight different missions in 34 years on five different continents, with primary focus on the Latin American and Caribbean region.  He began his post as Ambassador to Nicaragua Read more about World Watch: Nicaragua with Ambassador Kevin Sullivan[…]