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HOW AMERICANS MAY VOTE IN THE 2020 ELECTIONS VIA THE U.S. EMBASSY OR CONUSLAR AGENCIES IN SPAIN

HOW AMERICANS MAY VOTE IN THE 2020 ELECTIONS VIA THE U.S. EMBASSY OR CONUSLAR AGENCIES IN SPAIN »

12 Jul, 2020
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You’re an expat in Spain who intends to vote in the upcoming November 2020 elections? Here’s an important how-to straight from the ultimate authority on the matter.

BASTILLE DAY FROM THE AMERICAN VIEW POINT: IT’S ALL IN THE MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE’S KEY

BASTILLE DAY FROM THE AMERICAN VIEW POINT: IT’S ALL IN THE MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE’S KEY »

9 Jul, 2020
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Bastille Day, July 14, marks the day at the start of the French Revolution in 1789. Soon after, the French people gave the Marquis de Lafayette, who had helped the United States gain independence from Great Britain, the key to the Bastille as a gesture of good faith, entrusting him to protect France’s newly won liberties. Lafayette, a good friend of George Washington, sent Washington the key in 1790 on behalf of the French people, to solidify the two countries’ friendship.

EMBASSY ROW: THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN MADRID ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE LEGENDARY LA SCALA DE MILAN

EMBASSY ROW: THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN MADRID ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE LEGENDARY LA SCALA DE MILAN »

25 Aug, 2019
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Hurry, the period of application for the scholarships is about now!

AN UNFORGETTABLE SOIRÉE AT THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR’S RESIDENCE IN MADRID COMMEMORATES BASTILLE DAY

AN UNFORGETTABLE SOIRÉE AT THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR’S RESIDENCE IN MADRID COMMEMORATES BASTILLE DAY »

20 Jul, 2019
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As was to be expected, it was a marvelous party worthhy of commemorating the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortress and political prison in the center of Paris which, in the eye of the revolutionaries, symbolized monachical tyranny. It was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.

MEET THE GEORGIAN YOUNG AMBASSADOR TO THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN, TAMARA ARVELADZE!

MEET THE GEORGIAN YOUNG AMBASSADOR TO THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN, TAMARA ARVELADZE! »

21 May, 2019
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Winsome, energetic, candid, idealist, an “activist patriot” with both feet firmly planted on the ground: "My fondest dream, toward whose realization I want to dedicate my best efforts, is for my country to regain its territorial integrity and be counted among the world’s most modern democracies where the rights of all citizens are ensured and the standard of living is adequate for everyone"

A Second Opinion: The New US Embassy in Jerusalem

A Second Opinion: The New US Embassy in Jerusalem »

22 Nov, 2018
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The US Embassy in Jerusalem distances it from other allies who have kept their embassies in Tel Aviv, a more modern and secured city. But Jerusalem has historically been the center of the three great religions that share their roots in the Holy Land: Muslim, Christianity, and Judaism. From the Old Testament to the New, and even in the Koran, Jerusalem still is a bright spot in the dark tragedies of the day

CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR SWEET TOOTH: SALON INTERNACIONAL DE CHOCOLATE DE MADRID

CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR SWEET TOOTH: SALON INTERNACIONAL DE CHOCOLATE DE MADRID »

12 Sep, 2018
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Listen, you people happily afflicted with Sweet Tooth, you’re in luck. Chocolate is getting its very own annual international fair in Madrid, the Salon Internacional del Chocolate de Madrid, starting this year. And what a sweet event – even aphrodisiac, since chocolate allegedly is! (14-16 September, Galería de Cristal, Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid)

9/11 REMEMBERED WITH SEPT 16 DAR CEREMONY AT PARQUE JUAN CARLOS MADRID

9/11 REMEMBERED WITH SEPT 16 DAR CEREMONY AT PARQUE JUAN CARLOS MADRID »

11 Sep, 2018
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Daughters of the American Revolution, España Chapter: "Patriot´s Day -- September 11th -- is the moment to get together for a remembrance ceremony 17 years after the 9/11 attacks. But as the Day falls on a Tuesday it is more practical for all those who could accompany us to meet on Sunday the 16th. As in previous years, we will meet at the Parque Juan Carlos I - at the site where the American Embassy planted 10 red oaks brought from the US on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers."

EVER THOUGHT OF STUDYING IN THE UNITED STATES? HERE ARE THE FIRST STEPS!

EVER THOUGHT OF STUDYING IN THE UNITED STATES? HERE ARE THE FIRST STEPS! »

8 Jul, 2018
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Learn about unique U.S. higher education opportunities. The  EducationUSA Spain center is part of the U.S. Department of State’s global EducationUSA network and offers accurate, comprehensive, and current information to help you navigate the application process and prepare for study in the U.S.

PHILIPPINE FIESTA FOOD AT THE EMBASSY RECEPTION IN THE HOTEL INTERCON

PHILIPPINE FIESTA FOOD AT THE EMBASSY RECEPTION IN THE HOTEL INTERCON »

8 Jul, 2018
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Hats off to the Filipino hospitality! Mabuhay!