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American Citizen Services Meets with U.S. Citizens in Valladolid

On October 9, a representative from the American Citizen Services section of the U.S. Embassy spoke to U.S. citizens in Valladolid at an event hosted by CIEE and the Junta de Castilla y Leon. The group of Americans in the audience will be volunteering at bilingual schools throughout the Castilla y Leon region, encouraging the ...
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Consular Agent Meets with U.S. Teaching Assistants in Canary Islands

Earlier this month, the regional government of the Canary Islands invited U.S. Consular Agent in Las Palmas Ana Maria Quintana to speak to a group of newly arrived U.S. citizens who will be working as teaching assistants in the region. The program, managed by the regional government, is designed to assist in bilingual education in ...
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Dr. Ann Mabbott Delivers a Plenary Lecture at the International Conference on Bilingual Education-CIEB in Badajoz

Department of State English Language Specialist Dr. Ann Mabbott is visiting Spain for one month to deliver teacher training workshops in Caceres, Merida, Tenerife and Oviedo.  From October 19 to 21, 2018, she participated in the International Conference on Bilingual Education-CIEB Annual Conference at the University of Extremadura´s School of Education in Badajoz, where she ...
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Consul General’s Visit to Canary Islands Highlights US-Spain Cooperation

Earlier this month, Consul General Liza Petrush conducted her annual visit to Consular Agency Las Palmas, Canary Islands. On October 11, she and Consular Agent Ana Maria Quintana conducted a visit to the Red Cross Emergencies Coordination Center hosted by Red Cross Vice President Jesus Mojota. Later that day, Consul General Liza Petrush and Consular ...
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Tools for Countering Disinformation

Disinformation is one of the main challenges facing democracies nowadays, according to Geysha Gonzalez, Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Gonzalez was in Barcelona at the invitation of the Consulate on October 15, 16 and 17. While here, she held discussions on how citizens can counter false information through responsible journalism, fact-checking and ...
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