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  • Consul General visits Expo ANTAD 2014

    Consul General visits Expo ANTAD 2014

    Highlighting the importance of agricultural trade for small and medium-scale enterprises, U.S. Consul General Susan K. Abeyta visited the 2014 ANTAD Exposition.

  • Regional Forum on the National Criminal System

    Regional Forum on the National Criminal System

    The forum was inaugurated by Jalisco Governor Aristoteles Sandoval, as well as Secretary for Implementation Maria de los Angeles Fromow, USAID Mexico Director Thomas Delaney and representatives from civil society and the State Human Rights Commission.

  • Alba´s Edge with Celtic music visited Mexico

    Alba´s Edge with Celtic music visited Mexico

    The Celtic music band from the United States visited the metropolitan zone before participating in the Celtic Music Festival in Puerto Vallarta.

  • Mexican and U.S. Educators Share Technologies

    Mexican and U.S. Educators Share Technologies

    The second annual Mazatlán Forum took place March 26-29 with Consulate support. Organized by the Colegio de Sinaloa and Santa Clara University, the conference centered on how technology may lead to greater bilateral collaboration on education and academic exchanges.

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  • Earth Day: A Day of Celebration, Consul General Susan Abeyta

    Today, we celebrate Earth Day. The first Earth Day, organized in 1970 in the United States, launched the modern environmental movement. That day, some 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums of their communities to decry trends toward increased air and water pollution and to rally for a healthy, sustainable environment.  

  • TREASURY SANCTIONS MONEY LAUNDERING NETWORK WITH TIES TO CARO QUINTERO

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated 10 entities and five individuals with ties to the Sanchez Garza family as specially designated narcotics traffickers (SDNT) pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). Sanchez Garza is a money laundering organization based in Guadalajara, Mexico that began operating on behalf of major narcotics traffickers Rafael Caro Quintero and Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno (a.k.a. El Azul) in the 1980s. Today’s action prohibits U.S. persons from conducting financial or commercial transactions with these individuals or entities, and freezes any assets they may have under U.S. jurisdiction.  

  • Consul General Highlights the Social Responsibility of Corporations

    U.S. Consul General Susan Abeyta highlighted the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in her remarks at the opening of the "Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility Within National Strategies" organized by the Organization of American States, with the support of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Government of Canada, the American Chamber of Commerce of Guadalajara, and the Ministry of Economy of Mexico. 

  • U.S. Businesses Seek Export Opportunities at 2014 ANTAD Exposition

    Guadalajara , Jalisco, March 13, 2014 - Highlighting the importance of agricultural trade for small and medium-scale enterprises, U.S. Consul General Susan K. Abeyta visited the 2014 ANTAD Exposition today, one of the trade show’s busiest days. Mrs. Abeyta spoke with farmers, ranchers and small U.S. agricultural businesses about the benefits of exporting to Mexico. 

  • NGLCC Leads 3rd International LGBT Trade Mission to Mexico City

    NGLCC Global, a division of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in the United States, is in Mexico City leading a trade mission and convening the second ever LGBT Summit of Americas. NGLCC is bringing together business leaders from the U.S. and several Latin American countries from March 11-14. This visit follows previous LGBT trade missions to Colombia (2012) and Argentina (2010), two countries that now boast their own LGBT chambers of commerce. 

  • Ten Latin American Universities Win 100,000 Strong in the Americas Grants

    Innovative plans to expand international student mobility by ten universities across Latin America were recognized with capacity-building grants as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative.  

  • Statement by Consul General Susan Abeyta on International Women's Day

    Every year on March 8, the United States joins with other countries to celebrate International Women’s Day, a U.N.-designated observance. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.