Assistant Secretary Bond Travelled to Ecuador

Official photo of Assistant Secretary Michele Bond
Assistant Secretary Michele Bond

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond travelled  to Ecuador May 16-19 to review consular operations at the U.S. Embassy in Quito and the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil.

In Quito, Assistant Secretary Bond met with senior Ecuadorian officials to discuss cooperation on international parental child abductions and efforts to strengthen people-to-people ties.

En route to Guayaquil, she travelled to Manta to meet with U.S. citizens affected by the April 16, 2016, earthquake. In Guayaquil, Assistant Secretary Bond will also meet with organizations involved in earthquake relief efforts.