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    Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address

  • Leslie A. Bassett

    Ambassador Basset presented her credentials

  • U.S. Ambassador, Leslie A. Bassett

    U.S. Ambassador, Leslie A. Bassett, sends greetings to Paraguayans (in Spanish)


  • 2014 Fiscal Transparency Report

    The Department of State hereby presents the findings from the FY 2014 fiscal transparency review process in its Fiscal Transparency Report.  Read More »

  • Satire is intended to provoke thought — even dissent. That’s why it must be protected

    In 1976, then–U.S. President Gerald Ford was mocked relentlessly and repeatedly on national TV as a clumsy buffoon who tripped over his own feet. Ford later wrote that while he did not particularly enjoy being portrayed as “an oafish ex-jock,” he had to admit that it was effective and, yes, funny.  Read More »

  • Create your own education

    International students who come to study in the U.S. are surprised at how U.S. classes differ from those in many other countries. Students express their opinions in class and actively participate, instead of simply taking lecture notes.  Read More »

  • Kerry on Announcement of Cuba Policy Change

    For five and a half decades since, our policy toward Cuba has remained virtually frozen, and done little to promote a prosperous, democratic and stable Cuba. Not only has this policy failed to advance America's goals, it has actually isolated the United States instead of isolating Cuba.  Read More »