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  • Photo: US Consulate Recife
    Consulate Lauches National Campaign to Support LGBT Youth

    Consulate General marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) by celebrating the launch of a national campaign, which allows the general public to submit videos with messages of support for LGBT youth, who often face bullying and discrimination in school and at home   »

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    U.S. Ambassador Attends Opening of Amcham branch in Fortaleza

    U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde made her first visit to the city of Fortaleza. The main objective of the visit was to foster commercial relations between Brazilian and American companies. Ayalde was the special guest of the American Chamber of Commerce at the announcement of its new branch 

  • Photo: U.S. Consulate Recife
    Consulate promotes activities with former women's soccer player

    The U.S. Consulate General in Recife received former women's soccer player Erica Woda for five days of sports programming in Recife and Natal. Erica is the founder of an NGO based in New York City called Level The Field  

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  • U.S. Consul General in Recife Richard Reiter and other representatives ‎of the U.S. Consulate in Recife attended the funeral of Eduardo Campos in Recife on Sunday, August 17, 2014. 
    Ambassador Liliana Ayalde and the U.S. Mission in Brazil, extends its heartfelt condolences on the tragic passing of Eduardo Campos and the other victims of the accident.  Mr. Campos dedicated his life to serving the people of Brazil.  His loss will be particularly felt in his home state of Pernambuco, where his commitment and dedication to his state and his country were profound.  There is no doubt that he had a great deal more to contribute to Brazil.  We join millions of Brazilians in mourning and express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of all the victims of this tragedy


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