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Diversity Visa Program 2022

Beginning May 8, 2021, Ecuadorians who applied for the Diversity Visa Program 2022 (DV-2022) will be able to verify if their entrance was selected. Each year, the diversity visa program makes available up to 55,000 diversity visas, among all of the eligible countries.   Quito, May 8, 2021 Beginning May 8, 2021, DV-2022 entrants will ...
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United States and Ecuador Sign Agreement on Special Investigative Units within Ecuador’s Judicial Police

Quito, April 27, 2021– Today, U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick and Ecuador’s Minister of Government Gabriel Martinez signed an agreement that will create two specially trained units within the Ecuadorian Judicial Police, one in Quito and one in Guayaquil, which are expected to be operative by the end of this year.  These units will work with the U.S. Mission ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ecuadorian President-Elect Lasso

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Ecuadorian President-elect Guillermo Lasso today.  Secretary Blinken congratulated President-elect Lasso for his recent election and the Ecuadorian people for conducting free and fair elections in this challenging pandemic environment.  The Secretary and the President-elect discussed strengthening the already vibrant cooperative bilateral ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 05/11/2021 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken: Congratulations to Ecuador’s President-Elect Guillermo Lasso

On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate Guillermo Lasso on his election as the next President of Ecuador. We also extend our congratulations to the Ecuadorian people for exercising their right to select their leadership, especially during these uniquely challenging times. Our partnership with Ecuador is based on our fundamental values, ...
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