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    Charting a New Course on Cuba

    Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.

  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Feeley during the signing

    PDAS Feeley visits Panama

    The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Department of State, John Feeley, visited Panama as part of a tour around the region. He participated in events with partners from the government, civil society and media.

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  • President Varela and Ambassador Farrar

    Presentation of the Por Mi Barrio Youth Outreach Centers

    US Ambassador Jonathan Farrar, participated in the official presentation of the Por Mi Barrio Youth Outreach Centers program to the administration of President Juan Carlos Varela

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  • Ambassador Farrar Remarks on Veterans Day, 2014

    Good morning. We gather today on sacred ground to honor those who gave their lives in the defense of freedom and the selfless belief in ideals rooted in the United States Constitution. The Corozal American Cemetery is a fitting place for this observance. Here rest hundreds of Americans who answered our nation’s call to service, without whom the world as we know it would be a much different place. 

  • Panama’s Independence Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Panama as you begin Fiestas Patrias celebrations on November 3. The Republic of Panama has much to celebrate this year. You marked the 100-year anniversary of the Panama Canal. Your government created the Panama Bilingue initiative which will significantly increase educational exchanges between our two nations.  

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.