Department of State and NFL leaders discuss diversity and inclusion

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Secretary’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a discussion between Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the Department of State’s chief diversity and inclusion officer...

The Court Needs Her

Opening photo: The Deshi Ballers in action during The Deshi Ballers’ Third Annual “Choose to Challenge” tournament in celebration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. Photo by Tanvir Ali By Anne Sherman and Jonathan Gomes Ashreen...

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hosted a commemoration event at Main State in Washington, Sept. 10, to honor the lives and memories of those who were lost in the wake of the terrorist...

Securing the Games

Opening photos: The official opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Tokyo National Stadium, July 23, 2021. Photo by A. Ricardo By Angelica Harrison After a year’s delay and with strict new protocols in place...

Mental Fitness

By Young Hoang “My mental is not there,” were the words of USA Olympic gymnast Simone Biles before withdrawing from the team final competition, July 28, in Tokyo. Being part of a team, whether on...
SafeCommuniTT participants and mentors finish a homework assistance segment. Photo by Jonathan “Jono” Hirst.

Youth sports program in Trinidad and Tobago promotes safe community

By Vanessa Thomas-Myers Embassy Port of Spain faced a chilling reality in 2018: approximately 130 nationals of Trinidad and Tobago had embraced violent radicalization and left the country to engage in terrorist activities with ISIS,...

Bujumbura PAS team shares info about American academic programs

In July, American Spaces Director Jean de Dieu Nkurunziza and EducationUSA advisor Ramadhani Sintuka from Embassy Bujumbura’s public affairs section (PAS) set off on a three-day speaking tour to Gitega, Ngozi, and Muyinga. The...
Consular Officer Jason Dyer (front, center) works in the Joint Operations Center, a 24-hour center at Embassy Tokyo, monitoring all things related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo courtesy of Mission Japan

Games Like No Other

Opening Photo: Consular Officer Jason Dyer (front, center) works in the Joint Operations Center, a 24-hour center at Embassy Tokyo, monitoring all things related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo courtesy of Mission Japan By...

September 2021 | Digital Archive

In the News Embassy Bogota invites locked-down Colombians to “Train Like a Marine” | By Danna Van Brandt and Laura LopezYouth sports program in Trinidad and Tobago promotes safe community | By Vanessa Thomas-MyersPartnering to...
From left: Staff Sgt. José Mireles, Staff Sgt. Dwight Patterson, 1st Sgt. Daniel Best, Staff Sgt. Devin Valleroy, and Sgt. Hector Ontiveros during the filming of the “Train Like a Marine” series on Embassy Bogota’s campus. Photo by Juan Sebastian Silva

Embassy Bogota invites locked-down Colombians to “Train Like a Marine”

By Danna Van Brandt and Laura Lopez In June 2020, as the whole world was struggling to adjust to life at home due to the pandemic lockdown, Colombian audiences sought ways to stay connected and...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name, Jordan Hall. Hall smiles on the right.