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  • 25 scholars from different Embassy programs, participate in the "International Young Leaders Summit.” (Photo: Dept. of State)

    International Young Leaders Summit

    Over 25 scholars from different Embassy programs, including 12 from the provinces, had the opportunity to participate in the "International Young Leaders Summit.”...

  • Competition #5: Apply Now!

    Competition #5: Apply Now!

    This grant competition, Competition #5: Promoting Study Abroad in Health and Nutrition, with a focus on programs that positively address challenges of obesity and that emphasize the importance of physical activity...

  • Five legendary musicians and performers of the Latin sound whose contributions have had a lasting impact on American music — Selena, Carlos Gardel, Carmen Miranda, Tito Puente, and Celia Cruz — were honored on U.S. commemorative Forever stamps in 2011. (USPS)

    Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Heritage Month honors the diverse people of Spanish-speaking backgrounds in the United States. From September 15 to October 15, a multitude of special programs, events, exhibits and Web sites celebrate the heritage, culture, spirit and extraordinary contributions of Hispanic Americans...

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  • Obama’s Address to 69th U.N. General Assembly

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen: We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope...

  • Remarks by the President at U.N. Climate Change Summit

    THE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow leaders: For all the immediate challenges that we gather to address this week -- terrorism, instability, inequality, disease -- there’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent and growing threat of a changing climate...

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100,000 STRONG IN AMERICA

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