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    Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

    THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL.

  • Vice President of Panama, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado and the US Secretary of State, John Kerry

    Kerry, Panamanian Vice President Saint Malo Before Their Meeting

    It’s my pleasure to welcome the Vice President of Panama Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado. And she is coming here to follow up on the important discussions that we had when I had the pleasure of being in Panama for the inauguration of President Varela.

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  • Peace Corps Volunteers and Ambassador Farrar during the Ceremony

    Peace Corps Panama Swears In 50 Volunteers

    Fifty new Volunteers were sworn in by U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Jonathan Farrar. The Minister of Agricultural Development, Jorge Arango, and the Acting Minister of Health, Miguel Mayo, also attended as guests of honor.

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission Kevin O’Reilly

    Closing ceremony of PANAMAX Alpha 2014

    On July 25 Deputy Chief of Mission Kevin O’Reilly and President Juan Carlos Varela participated in the closing ceremony of PANAMAX Alpha 2014.

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Latest Embassy News

  • Travel of Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield to Panama

    Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, will travel to Panama and Guatemala September 15-20.  

  • Facts on U.S. Strategy to Counter ISIL

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) poses a clear threat to the people of Iraq and Syria, and to the broader Middle East, as well as U.S. persons, allies and interests in the region. Left unchecked, ISIL could pose a growing threat beyond the region, including to the U.S. homeland.  

  • We Will Not Be Cowed by Barbaric Killers, Say Cameron, Obama

    We meet at a time when the world faces many dangerous and evolving challenges. To the east, Russia has ripped up the rulebook with its illegal, self-declared annexation of Crimea and its troops on Ukrainian soil threatening a sovereign nation state. To the south, there is an arc of instability from north Africa and the Sahel to the Middle East. 

  • Secretary Kerry: Threat of ISIS Demands a Global Coalition

    In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the United States. What’s needed to confront its nihilistic vision and genocidal agenda is a global coalition using political, humanitarian, economic, law enforcement and intelligence tools to support military force. 

  • US Embassy closed on Labor Day

    US Embassy in Panama will be closed to the public on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day, an American holiday. The Embassy will resume their regular services on Tuesday, September 2.  Read more about Labor Day »

  • Fees for Consular Services to Change on September 12, 2014

    Effective September 12, 2014, the Department of State will adjust processing fees for some services. The fees for most categories of immigrant visas will change, while fees for nonimmigrant visas largely remain the same. The fee for processing an application for Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is increasing to reflect the true cost of providing this service.  

  • Students address Climate Change in TechCamp

    Panamanian and American high school students participated in the Youth TechCamp 2014 that addressed climate change and environmental issues through geo-technologies.