Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
  • Latin American students that participated at the Institute of the Americas 2012 Summer Science Camp in California (KPBS TV)

    Institute of the Americas Science Camp

    Between July 16-27, 2012 two Chilean public high school juniors from highly vulnerable communities participated in a unique IOA science summer camp at the University of California San Diego campus.

    ALSO:  Video
  • Ambassador Carlos Pascual (courtesy)

    Ambassador Carlos Pascual Visited Chile

    Ambassador Carlos Pascual visited Chile to participate at the Conference for the Safe and Responsible Development of UnConventional Gas between the United States and Latin America.

  • Karen Spuck, Clarion University, coordinator of the Science in Motion (SIM), shares this successful experience with workshop participants in Santiago (AC)

    Science, Technology, Engineering

    U.S. Educators Tim and Karen Spuck are in Chile sponsored by the U.S. Embassy to participate in workshops on the improvement of elementary, secondary education in science, technology and engineering.

  • U-19 Rugby Team (US Embassy Santiago)

    U-19 Rugby Team, The Eagles

    The game ended in a comfortable victory for the Eagles, with U.S Ambassador Wolff rooting for the visiting team from the stands.

Current News

More News

  • Group (credit: Universidad Mayor)
    Welcome to new EducationUSA Director in Santiago

    Representatives of U.S. Embassy Santiago’s Public Affairs Section gather with the head of the International Affairs Department René Lara of the Universidad Mayor to bid farewell to EducationUSA Director David Margolis and to welcome his successor, Lee Ullman. 

  • Artist's conception of internal structure of Titan (A. Tavani)
    Cassini Finds Likely Subsurface Ocean on Saturn Moon

    Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed Saturn’s moon Titan likely harbors a layer of liquid water under its ice shell. 

  • U.S. Navy Commander Jack Killman, commander of the USS Elrod, scans the Caribbean Sea during Operation Martillo, which combats the flow of drugs along coastal trafficking routes (DOD)
    U.S. Helps Protect Western Hemisphere from Drug Smugglers

    In two separate actions, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard personnel recently stopped suspected drug-smuggling vessels in Caribbean waters and in the Pacific Ocean, seizing drug shipments worth a combined $19 million, according to the U.S. Southern Command (Southcom). 

  • Night sky with star names, constellation and close-up superimposed (NASA/JPL-Castech)
    Space Telescope Opens Its X-Ray Eyes

    NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, has snapped its first test images of the sizzling high-energy X-ray universe. The observatory, launched June 13, is the first space telescope with the ability to focus high-energy X-rays, the same kind used by doctors and dentists, into crisp images. 

  • Wedding photos such as this one of Wong Lan Fong and Yee Shew Ning, 1926, helped Chinese immigrate to the United States during the Asian exclusion era.(National Archives, San Francisco)
    Exhibition Illuminates Faces, Stories of American Immigrants

    A new exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, “Attachments: Faces and Stories from America’s Gates,” uses immigration documents and photos to tell the story of 33 hopeful early 20th century immigrants. Some were admitted and became American citizens, others were turned away. The exhibit showcases the rich resources of the U.S. National Archives. 

Webcast Youth Day 8/9, 8:30 am

  • Webcast International Youth Day logo (DOS)

In Focus

Connect With Us

How to Apply for a Visa

  • How to Apply for a Visa

Study in the U.S.

  • Study in the U.S.

American Citizens Information

Current Visa Fraud Warning

  • Current Diversity Visa Fraud Warning