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Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Visits Belize

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch traveled to Belize to review consular operations and to meet with the Government of Belize representatives, as well as the U.S. Embassy team, on August 29-30. The Assistant Secretary underscored the United States’ deep and sustained commitment on a variety of consular issues, including the welfare ...
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Foreign Service Officer Test

The Embassy of the United States of America announces that applications for the position of Foreign Service Officer (FSO) are now being accepted from U.S. citizens by the Department of State. One of the first steps in becoming an FSO is to take the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT), which is administered worldwide at various ...
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Remarks by Keith Gilges, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Youth Ambassadors Program Alumni Seminar August 16, 2019

Good evening.  It gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity to join you here on this special occasion as we kick off Belize’s first Youth Ambassadors Program Alumni Seminar.  I am impressed by today’s turnout—thank you, the Love Foundation and Belize Alumni Association, for spearheading this important initiative.  As you might know, Belize joined ...
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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellowship Applications Opening Soon

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2020 cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program will open in August.  Please see the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative website for updates and application information. ECA has increased the number of Young Leaders of the Americas ...
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