Let me say at the outset that I understand that what happened at the embassy in Benghazi was a tragedy for everyone involved, especially for the families of those who were killed, and I do not want to minimize their loss. I think byShow More Summary
Nothing like a bit of Argie-bargie to get the Tory backbenchers going. Mr S has been passed a letter and booklet sent by the Argentine Embassy in London to all… Continue reading The post Argentina’s ambassador to the UK trolls the Tory backbenchers appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In the interests of parity between embassies, Venezuelan authorities are giving the US Embassy in Caracas two weeks to reduce the number of personnel in the country by over 80 percent, to 17 persons.
Venezuela has given the U.S. two weeks to slash its diplomatic mission here to less than 20 percent of its current size as tensions between the two nations rise. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez made the announcement Monday after a rare meeting with the top American diplomat in Caracas. She said the U.S. mission must be […]
By Diego Ore CARACAS, March 2 (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. embassy in Caracas to reduce staff from 100 to 17 amid the worst diplomatic flare-up between the two ideological foes since socialist President Nicolas Maduro...Show More Summary
A former aide of Osama bin Laden was convicted by a New York court on Thursday.
Julian Assange still remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London. WikiLeaks founder spoke with RTS during which he said that the US government would never let him get off the hook for publishing top secret US military documents leaked in 2010.
This post comes via Know More, Wonkblog's social media site. Initiative 71 went into effect last week, which legalized marijuana in Washington, D.C., under certain circumstances. But the mayor’s office was quick to reassure the public that the city was not going to “become like Amsterdam.” In a leaflet of frequently asked questions, the mayor’s […]
Instead of, you know, focusing on Venezuela’s struggling economy, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is forcing the U.S. embassy to shrink their staff and apply for tourist visas.
Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro announced he would be shrinking the size of the US embassy, require visas for visiting Americans and his government’s prior approval for meetings by US diplomats. The announcement of Venezuelan restrictions,...Show More Summary
President Nicolas Maduro accused Washington of "gringo" meddling and placed several individuals, including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Marco Rubio on a list of people banned from the country.
Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to get for visas.
President Nicolas Maduro says “gringo” meddling forced him to adopt new requirements.
Recently, the State Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a new partnership that will monitor air quality at selected U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, building on the successful work of the United States embassy in Beijing. read more
The United States and Cuba held talks on restoring diplomatic ties and Washington said it could reopen its Havana embassy before a main April summit if differences can be overcome.
The residents of Kiev came to the Russian Embassy to pay tribute to slain politician Boris Nemtsov.
US Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson said that the US hoped the country's embassy in Havana would be reopened by the time of the Summit of Americas scheduled for April 10.
Roberta Jacobson, the American diplomat leading the talks, said the talks were "productive and encouraging" and a U.S. embassy could open in Havana by April.