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Jesse Baltazar worked as a special agent with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, circa 1950. (Courtesy of J. Baltazar)

Recognizing a Lifetime of Public Service

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The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) commemorates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by remembering the remarkable life of Jesse M. Baltazar, who served in the State Department for more than 20 years, most… more

This Week at State: May 5, 2017

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Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and… more
Journalists cover a news conference of members of Syrian opposition groups. August 28, 2012

Celebrating World Press Freedom Day

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May 3 marks World Press Freedom Day, a date which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993. Since then, the world has used this occasion to celebrate the principles of press freedom, assess… more


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