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Youth Ambassadors, a U.S. cultural exchange program, celebrated 15 years in Ecuador

In addition to the celebration of the 15th anniversary, the 2022 Youth Ambassadors graduated and presented results from the projects they have implemented in their communities.  Quito, December 28, 2022. The U.S. Department of State’s Youth Ambassadors cultural exchange program celebrated its 15th anniversary in Ecuador. The program, aimed at outstanding high school students from ...
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Government of Ecuador Regularization Process

Event: The Ecuadorian government introduced the first phase of its registration and regularization program for Venezuelan citizens on September 1. This first phase allows Venezuelan citizens without migratory status who entered Ecuador at an official immigration control point to regularize their status and obtain a visa to remain in Ecuador for two years. The program ...
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Readout of President Biden’s meeting with President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador

December 19, 2022 – From the White House Briefing Room President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador at the White House to discuss deepening the economic and security partnership between the United States and Ecuador.  The leaders discussed strengthening regional economic integration through the bilateral Trade and Investment Council Agreement, as well as the Americas Partnership ...
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Readout of Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas Trip to Quito, Ecuador

  Release Date: December 10, 2022 QUITO – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas visited Ecuador’s capital Quito from December 7th through 8th to meet with senior government counterparts and deepen our partnership on critical issues including strengthening cybersecurity, fighting transnational criminal organizations, combatting the movement of illegal narcotics through our hemisphere, and reducing irregular migration. President ...
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Statement by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador

December 16, 2022 President Biden looks forward to welcoming President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador to the White House on December 19, 2022. Special Presidential Advisor Chris Dodd recently met with President Lasso and delivered President Biden’s invitation to meet at the White House. The visit provides an opportunity for the Presidents to consult on a range ...
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