State Department, office of Spokesperson: United States assisting venezuelans in need

MEDIA NOTE June 26, 2018 United States Assisting Venezuelans in Need Vice President Mike Pence announced today in Brazil nearly $10 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the man-made crisis there. This funding for the Venezuelan people includes a contribution to the International Organization for Migration ...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo remarks on LGBTI pride month

Press Statement Washington, DC June 1, 2018 ———————————– The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts of the world, LGBTI individuals and their supporters continue ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Move of the Paraguayan Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2018 The United States welcomes the move of the Paraguayan Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. We thank our Western Hemisphere partner for joining us in recognizing Israel’s capital and encourage additional moves. By being the first head of state to recognize ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo: An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.  This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy.  Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through free, fair, and transparent elections, the government faces isolation from the international ...
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The Paratesol 2018 convention for English teachers closed with great participation

PARATESOL, The Association of Teachers of English in Paraguay, with the support of the Embassy of the United States in Asunción, Paraguay held the Second Edition of the Convention of PARATESOL 2018 “Bridging Expectations and Realities”, in which English teachers from Asunción and the interior of the country, participated in Professional Development sessions in English ...
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Secretary Pompeo remarks on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Press Statement Mike Pompeo  Secretary of State May 17, 2018 – Washington, DC The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every person is entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of ...
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Financial investigation and money laundering course with instructors from the IRS and the US Department of Justice

On Thursday, April 26, at 09:00 at the Sheraton Hotel in Asuncion, the Ambassador of the United States of America, M. Lee McClenny, opened the Financial Investigation and Money Laundering Techniques course run by the Department of Education. Justice and the Internal Revenue Service (Criminal Investigation Unit), with the support of the Embassy of the ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tour for Latin America

Secretary of State of the United States, Rex Tillerson, started a seven-day tour around several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, on February 1st. The starting point of the tour was visiting the University of Austin in Texas, where he described the priorities on the policies in relation to Western Hemisphere matters, for the ...
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US-DOL increases funding for the development of the “Paraguay Okakuaa” program to prevent child labor

In partnership with the Paraguayan Ministry of Labor, Paraguay Okakuaa is strengthening the enforcement of labor laws in agriculture in the Department of Guairá and providing educational and livelihood opportunities for families vulnerable to child labor, particularly young women. And in response to the government’s political will to address forced labor, the project is now ...
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Significant progress towards beef exportation from Paraguay to the United States

On Thursday, October 12, representatives of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) presented the results of a risk assessment regarding beef exportation from Paraguay to the United States. Experts from APHIS and SENACSA (Paraguay’s National Secretary for Animal Health) ​​worked hard to find the technical arguments ...
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Youth Ambassadors Program: Paraguay 2018

The Youth Ambassadors Program is one of the exchange programs of the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. The Department of State implements the programs through the United States Embassies in each country. In Paraguay, the program is run and implemented by “Fundación Paraguaya” together with the Educational ...
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US Southern Command and General Staff of Paraguay, develop special operations skills competition

Fuerzas Comando 2017 is a Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff-approved, and U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)-sponsored, special operations skills competition and combating terrorism fellowship program under the responsibility of Commander, Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH). History: Fuerzas Comando is a competition held annually since 2004. The competition first held in El Salvador had 13 participating countries. ...
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INL Strengthens Southern Cone Collaboration to Combat Transnational Organized Crime

The Tri-Border Area (TBA), where Paraguay shares both water and land borders with Brazil and Argentina, is a hub for money laundering and transnational smuggling. Given our shared interests with the TBA countries in strengthening border security and combatting transnational organized crime, INL supports counter-narcotics and rule of law efforts that strengthen police, prosecutors, and ...
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US Supreme Court defines implementation President Trump’s Executive Order

Office of the Spokesperso, Heather Nauert U.S. Supreme Court Decision On The President’s Executive Order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” With the objective of maximizing national security, the Department of State will implement Executive Order 13780,  “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” in an orderly ...
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Professional Exchange Program “Atlas Corps”

Open call to NGO leaders to apply for a professional exchange program, from 6 to 18 months, during which participants will work in renowned organizations dedicated to making positive social changes. Host organizations from previous years include: American Red Cross, Ashoka, CARE, Grameen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Malala Fund, Peace Corps, Save the Children, Special Olympics, ...
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NASA Engineer Visits Paraguay

Miércoles, 26 de abril – 18:00hs. – Salón Auditorio “Prof. Dr. Luis Berganza”- Campus UNA San Lorenzo Miércoles, 26 de abril – 19:30hs. – Biblioteca de la Facultad Politécnica- Campus UNA San Lorenzo Jueves, 27 de abril -19:00 hs.- Sociedad Científica del Paraguay (Andres Barbero esq. Artigas) La Ingeniera Sandra Cauffman, Directora Adjunta de la ...
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The Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Francisco L. Palmieri, visits Paraguay

The Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Francisco L. Palmieri, will visit Asunción, Paraguay from April 18 to 19, 2017 as part of a tour of the region’s countries. The purpose of your visit is to talk about areas of mutual interest, and strengthen ties and bilateral cooperation. During his visit, Acting ...
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Scholarships for Professional Exchanges, Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI)

Deadline for submission of applications: Sunday, April 23 The professional internship program, Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) expands opportunities and empowers emerging entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to effectively contribute to the social and economic development of their communities. In 2017, 250 Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and ...
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West Virginia University (WVU) Vice-President, Dr. William Brustein, visits Paraguay

Dr. William Brustein, Vice President of Global Strategies and International Affairs, University of West Virginia (WVU), will visit Asuncion on March 30 and 31 to expand contacts with Paraguayan educational institutions and explore the Establishment of more educational and cultural exchange programs between the US and Paraguay. Dr. Brustein will be accompanied by Dr. Angel ...
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Second edition of the Parkranger course by local professionals and the University of Colorado.

Start: Thursday, March 23, 08:30 – Hotel Cerrito (Benjamín Aceval, Ruta Transchaco Km 46.5) On Thursday, March 23, at 08:30 at the Hotel Cerrito located in Benjamín Aceval, Chaco will be held the opening ceremony of the 2nd Training Course of Ranger Park of the National System of Protected Wild Areas (SINASIP) of Paraguay. This ...
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2017 TechCamp Paraguay

Friday 10 and Saturday, March 11 – Ykua Sati Farm (Mayor Perenciolo Merlo 2150, C / Dr. Bestard) – Asunción Tomorrow, Friday, March 10, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the first tech camp TechCamp Paraguay 2017 will be held, under the auspices of the ...
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Becas de Inglés Hayes otorgadas por la Embajada de los EE.UU., la Fundación AMCHAM, en convenio con el CCPA

Thursday, February 23, 2017/19: 00 – Teatro de las Américas, CCPA Representatives of the US Embassy, ​​along with representatives of the companies of the Paraguay-American Chamber of Commerce and the Paraguayan-American Cultural Center (CCPA), will participate in the ceremony of graduation of 109 outstanding Paraguayan youth, beneficiaries With the scholarships of English Hayes. The event ...
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Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) of the US Department of the Treasury offers workshop on International Accounting Standards

From February 20 to 24, 2017, the Office of Technical Assistance of the United States Department of the Treasury (OTA) will hold a workshop on International Accounting Standards for Public Sector (IPSAS) applicable to Public-Private Partnership (PPP) concession contracts. IPSAS-32 was issued in response to the 2008 financial crisis to improve the way governments around ...
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GLOBE: NASA program relaunches in Paraguay

On Tuesday, February 21, at 9:00 AM, the US Embassy, ​​the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Scientific Society of Paraguay, and the Benjamin Franklin American Corner will relaunch the GLOBE Program Observations in Benefit of the Environment) in Paraguay. The event will be held at the premises of the Scientific Society of Paraguay and ...
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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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Official launch of the Fulbright and Fulbright programs – CAL 2018-2019 for postgraduate scholarships

Monday, February 6 / 19hs / Gallery Agustín Barrios of the CCPA (Spain 352) This Monday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m. The official launch of the Fulbright and Fulbright-CAL 2018-2019 programs for postgraduate scholarships will be held at the conference, attended by representatives of the Embassy of the United States of America, representatives and scholars ...
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