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  • President Obama on Murder of Journalist by Terrorist Group ISIL

    Good afternoon, everybody. Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL. Jim was a journalist, a son, a brother, and a friend. He reported from difficult and dangerous places, bearing witness to the lives of people a world away. He was taken hostage nearly two years ago in Syria, and he was courageously reporting at the time on the conflict there. 

  • Secretary Kerry on Murder of Journalist by Terrorist Group ISIL

    James Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya, and he was just as determined to do the same from Syria. He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism. 

  • U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy Visits Panama

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy of the U.S. Department of State, Jefferson T. Brown, visited Panama for the first time to promote President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative. 

  • Secretary Kerry visits Panama

    The Secretary of State of the U.S., John Kerry, arrived to Panama as head of the U.S. Presidential delegation that will participate in the inauguration of president-elect Juan Carlos Varela.  

  • Gala Dinner

    The U.S. Embassy hosted a Gala Dinner to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Canal and the 60-year Anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Panama. 

  • Ambassador Farrar visits 4 provinces

    Ambassador Farrar visited the provinces of Chiriquí, Herrera, Los Santos and Veraguas in the Republic of Panama. During his visits, he stopped by various institutions, schools and businesses, highlighting the joint programs and initiatives between Panama and the U.S.  

  • Panama Global Pass & Global Entry

    The U.S. Embassy participated in the launch of the Government of Panama’s Global Pass program and announced the enrollment fair for the Global Entry program for expedited entry into the U.S.