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    CITES Seminar in Santiago

    Ambassador Michael Hammer and Chile’s Minister of Agriculture, Carlos Furche, discuss the challenges of illegal trade in wildlife.

  • Online course on Comics

    Online course on Comics

    This online course on Comics and Graphic Novels will be offered by Prof. W. Kushkin of the University of Colorado and will be facilitated by staff of the U.S. Embassy in Santiago.

  • Obama Pledges to Degrade, Destroy ISIL

    Obama Pledges to Degrade, Destroy ISIL

    Obama said the United States was recruiting a global coalition to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the militants, known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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  • Obama at U.N. Climate Change Summit 2014
    Obama at U.N. Climate Change Summit 2014

    Remarks by President Barack Obama at United Nations Climate Change Summit where he announces new actions to strengthen global resilience to climate change and launches partnerships to cut carbon pollution.  

  • Roadside whales in the Atacama: The discovery, digitization, and salvage of Cerro Ballena
    Roadside whales in the Atacama: The discovery, digitization, and salvage of Cerro Ballena

    The U.S. Embassy, the University of Talca in Santiago and the American Academy of Science and Technology offered a talk by Nicholas Pyenson (Ph.D.) Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution on the roadside whales in the Atacama.  

  • Obama Proclamation of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2014
    Obama Proclamation of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

    Hispanic Heritage Month, whose roots go back to 1968, begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period and Columbus Day (Día de la Raza) is October 12. 

  • Chileans, Texans Share Lessons in Disaster Management
    Chileans, Texans Share Lessons in Disaster Management

    Natural disasters are a constant global threat, and response measures can vary wildly from nation to nation. The emergency preparedness communities of Chile and Texas are looking to bridge that gap with long-term exchanges of best practices and training events. 

  • U.S. Health Official Urges Increased Global Response to Ebola
    U.S. Health Official Urges Increased Global Response to Ebola

    The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called for speed and flexibility in the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Work on the front lines should take precedence, Dr. Thomas Frieden told reporters and called for immediate steps across nations to accelerate response to the Ebola epidemic.. 

  • U.S. Health Agency to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine
    U.S. Health Agency to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine

    The first trial in a planned series of accelerated safety studies of Ebola vaccine candidates was announced August 28 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent the disease will begin the week of September 1, according to NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). 

  • High-ranking U.S. Department of Energy Official Visits Santiago
    High-ranking U.S. Department of Energy Official Visits Santiago

    Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, Europe and the Americas in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), visited Santiago to participate at the “International Energy Efficiency Forum: Guidelines for a State policy''.  

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  • Recorriendo Chile con el embajador Mike Hammer

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