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  • OPDAT Training Merida

    OPDAT Training Merida

    The Department of Justice’s Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) and the Mexican Office of the Attorney General (PGR) formally inaugurated its first two-week train the trainers course for specialized federal investigators on July 21 in a ceremony in Merida.

  • Summit of Leadership and Entrepreneurship

    Summit of Leadership and Entrepreneurship

    The summit was held from July 13 to 17 in the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, and on July 18 in the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City. Seventy young women, between 15 and 23 years old, from 13 different states of Mexico, and from South Africa, Botswana, United States and Panama, participated in the event.

  • Amb. Shannon and other officials in Tapachula

    Shannon Focuses on Minors Migrating to U.S.

    Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, traveled to Mexico to talk with government officials, and to meet with Central American migrants.

  • Jóvenes en Acción 2014 Farewell Reception

    Jóvenes en Acción 2014 Farewell Reception

    In its fifth year, Jóvenes en Acción is an example of a successful private/public partnership run jointly by the U.S. and Mexican governments.

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  • Scholarships for Education and Economic Development

    Scholarships for Education and Economic Development

    Youth and professors from indigenous communities in Mexico received Scholarships for Education and Economic Development Program (SEED) to study in the U.S. Undersecretary of Basic Education from the Mexican Ministry of Public Education Alba Martinez Olive, and Chargé d’Affaires Laura Dogu participated in the ceremony.

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  • OPDAT Training Merida

    The Department of Justice’s Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) and the Mexican Office of the Attorney General (PGR) formally inaugurated its first two-week train the trainers course for specialized federal investigators on July 21 in a ceremony in Merida.

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  • Counselor Shannon Visits Mexico: Trip Focus on Unaccompanied Minors Migrating to U.S.

    Mexico City, Mexico, July 16, 2014- Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State and coordinator of unaccompanied migrant children issues, traveled to Mexico City and Tapachula, Mexico from July 13-16 to talk with Mexican government officials about regional capabilities to regulate migration and interdict human smuggling, and to meet Central American migrants to hear about their motivation for migrating and the challenges they face during their journey. 

  • Jovenes en Accion Depart for United States, Begin Yearlong Program to Lead Community Service Projects

    México, D.F, a 14 de Julio de 2014 – On Saturday, 102 high school students from 16 Mexican states departed for a four-week trip to the United States, where they will begin a yearlong journey to make a positive impact in their communities through team-based projects.  

  • U.S. Participates in Pacific Alliance Legislators Meeting

    Mexican legislators hosted observer countries from the Pacific Alliance today as part of the first meeting of the Commission of Legislative Affairs of the Alliance. Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs Stephanie Miley represented the United States, praising the Alliance’s progress and outlining some of the areas of cooperation with the U.S., which include facilitating business travel, expediting port of entry clearance procedures for qualified companies, accelerating trade facilitation and customs modernization, and helping improve the business and investment climate. 

  • Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Announces 12 Finalists for USD 2 Million Competition

    The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), announced twelve (12) finalists of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge today. The Challenge was created to discover existing local, high-impact solutions that empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean to advance economic development and prosperity.  

  • West Virginia Businesses Embark on Trade Mission to Mexico

    Mexico City, Mexico, July 16, 2014 — Nine West Virginia businesses are on a mission to expand exports to Mexico. The trade mission is being led by the West Virginia Development Office International Division in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

  • Embassy Statement

    Mexico City, July 08, 2014 – We applaud yesterday’s announcement by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto regarding Mexico’s strategy for its southern border. The Mexican government has been working on this strategy for more than a year, and has routinely briefed the U.S. government on Mexico’s objectives. 

  • U.S.-Mexico Consular Dialogue: Deepening ties between Mexico and the United States

    Mexico City, July 7, 2014 – Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele T. Bond led a U.S. delegation participating in a follow-up meeting on the Consular Dialogue with the Government of Mexico on July 2, 2014.  

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Premio Heberto Castillo 2014

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Embassy Announcement

  • RENEWING A PASSPORT FOR A MINOR? 

    Take advantage of this special summer service and come to renew your child’s passport without an appointment! Simply come to the embassy  any day we are open (see our Consular Calendar) before August 28th, between 2-3 pm (ONLY), and you will NOT need to schedule an appointment! Keep in mind that passports take four weeks to receive, so please plan accordingly.Click here for complete details, including what documents are needed.

    RENEWING FOR AN ADULT?

    If you meet these requirements, you can drop off your renewal application at any time. We recommend you arrive between 11am and 2pm to avoid our busiest periods.

President Obama Visits Mexico

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