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    U.S. Consulate General Moves to its New Location

    In order to better serve U.S. citizen and Ecuadorian customers, the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil is moving to its new and larger building on Calle Santa Ana and Avenida José Rodriguez Bonín in the San Eduardo neighborhood in Guayaquil. Full services at the new building will begin on Monday, December 16, 2013.

  • Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    In homage to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. diplomats from the United States based in Guayaquil have been presenting his story at various educational institutions in the Guayaquil. These presentations help local students understand American culture better and practice their English skills.


  • Green Cities and Blue Water

    Earth Day is a great time to reflect on the progress we are making to protect our environment and live more sustainably. As assistant secretary of state, I’ve seen firsthand the difference that a healthy environment can make in communities and cities around the world.

  • Urban Farming

    One spring morning in 2010, a ragtag crew of two dozen people toting shovels and shears assembled in the dim light outside of the hulking Standard Motor Products Building on Northern Boulevard in Queens, New York.

  • Paint the Town Green

    Cities, though crowded by people, cars and buildings, lead U.S. environmental efforts. They have become labs for policies designed to mitigate climate change.