An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds

Belmopan

An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds By Adam Benz Belize—the only English-speaking country in Central America—is a...
Kingston lights up as the sun sets over Jamaica. Photo by Craig F Scott

Kingston

By Courtney Preston-McLain, Beth Dalton, and Michelle Mason With pristine white sand beaches, lush waterfalls, and misty, vegetation-covered mountains, the island of Jamaica’s natural beauty...
The Kuwait Towers rise in the foreground of a beautiful sunset over Kuwait City. Photo by ADionisio

Kuwait

By Leyth Swidan Piercing through the clouds, the iconic Kuwait Towers could be overlooked as a purely decorative element in the city’s skyline, but they...
View from the top of the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata, Equatorial Guinea’s largest city, Jan. 30. The city’s oceanfront promenade is several miles long. Photo by Bryan Schiller

Equatorial Guinea

By Bryan Schiller On the western coast of Central Africa, just north of the Equator, lies the only country on the continent where Spanish is...
A beautiful cathedral and colorful architecture lines the skies in downtown Mérida. Photo by DouglasDepies

Mérida

By Ian Parker Since 1843, the U.S. Consulate General in Mérida has promoted trade and protected American citizens in the Yucatán Peninsula, an area in...

Canberra

By Tim Johnson Fondly known by locals as the “bush capital,” Canberra’s name derives from a Ngunnawal word meaning “meeting place,” coined by the original...

Tanzania

By Isaac D. Pacheco  In 1964, three years after gaining its independence from the United Kingdom, Tanganyika merged with the fabled archipelago of Zanzibar to...
A panoramic view of the historical center of Minsk. Photo by karp5

Minsk

By Jeffrey Cole Belarus—strategically located between the European Union to the west, Russia to the east, and Ukraine to the south—is a country in transition....
The main entrance of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels is easily noticeable from the highway by its signature 30 flags and large steel NATO Star sculpture. Photo courtesy of USNATO

USNATO

The main entrance of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels is easily noticeable from the highway by its signature 30 flags and...
Consulate General Quebec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Quebec. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

Québec City

Above: Consulate General Québec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Québec. Photo by...