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May 8, 2013

The United States and the Western Hemisphere: Opportunity and Growth

In a video blog, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson speaks about the 43rd Washington Conference… more
October 4, 2012

"I Am Puerto Rican and American"

For a quick and surefire way to rankle a Puerto Rican, ask: But Puerto Ricans aren't Americans, are they? Heart… more
August 17, 2012

Jóvenes en Acción: Today's Action Is Tomorrow's Change

When it comes to finding inventive solutions to world challenges, one program brings forth a group of vibrant students that… more
July 16, 2012

English Teaching Translates Into Community Leadership in Rural Guatemala

Access is a worldwide program sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs that provides two years of English-language… more
July 6, 2012

Attorney General Holder Celebrates Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Wednesday, June 27, was the day we had been imagining for weeks. The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA) selected… more
June 16, 2012

Youth Ambassadors: Agents of Change in the Western Hemisphere

Last Friday, I had the opportunity to introduce Secretary Clinton as she, Assistant Secretary Ann Stock, and I welcomed a… more
May 18, 2012

Journey to TechCamp Lima

I stepped onto South American soil for the first time to participate in TechCamp Lima, the tenth such TechCamp. TechCamps… more
May 9, 2012

Global Recovery: A View From the Americas

Economic recovery, at home, in Europe, across the globe, seems to be on everyone's minds these days. In the United… more
March 28, 2012

Study Abroad Can Change Your Life -- And Your Country

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Fabiola Rodriguez-Ciampoli… more


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April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more