News & Events

Launching: Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP) for Embassy

The purpose of the FNSIP is to offer foreign national students accepted into the program the unique opportunity of experiencing a foreign affairs work environment.  It is designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens seeking internships with U.S. Embassies outside the U.S.  This program benefits both the U.S. Embassy and students by providing the non-U.S. ...
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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Hotline for Questions regarding Family Reunifications

FAMILY REUNIFICATION HOTLINE (overseas): +001 646-478-1560 Toll Free Number Calling from the United States: 888-582-2853 Family members, legal representatives and others with questions about family reunification may call this hotline established by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Steering Committee, related to a lawsuit in the United States regarding the reunification of immigrant families ...
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Visit to “Beyond the Horizon” exercise in Huehuetenango

Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga visited Huehuetenango together with the President of the Government of Guatemala, the Commissioner of PRONACOM, and the Minister of Defense, to learn about the progress of the exercise “Beyond The Horizon 2019,” a training between the U.S. Army  and the Guatemalan Army to respond to natural disasters. Members of the U.S. ...
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Joint Statement Between the U.S. Government and the Government of Guatemala

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs July 22, 2019 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Government and the Government of Guatemala continue to make important progress on a comprehensive regional approach to addressing irregular migration patterns. The two countries are currently cooperating on several initiatives to reduce the flow of irregular migration and ensure ...
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Access alumni from Cobán met with Ambassador Arreaga

During his visit to Alta Verapaz, Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga met alumni of the Access English program, who shared their their entrepreneurship projects and their success stories with him. The parents of these young people, who participate in the different English programs supported by the State Department, shared with the Ambassador how the integral training ...
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Ambassador attends Rabín Ajaw’s election

Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga visited Cobán where he attended the election event of Rabín Ajaw, Daughter of the King. During his speech, he recognized the enormous potential of this event to promote an inclusive democracy that respects cultural diversity. The Ambassador emphasized the importance of working with indigenous communities to increase the country’s prosperity. We ...
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Course closing “Women in Engineering”

The “Women in Engineering” course organized by the University of Valle de Guatemala with support from the USA, included the participation of young women between 15 and 17 years of age form educational institutions from Xela, Sololá, Quiché, Coban and municipalities near Guatemala City. The course was taught by Medeline Hickman and Maha Haji from ...
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