News & Events

Updated CDC Zika Guidance

Security Message for U.S. Citizens Updated CDC Zika Guidance March 24, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Ecuador informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a revised travel notice for Ecuador regarding the Zika virus . Travel to elevations higher than 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above sea level is considered to have minimal likelihood ...
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2015 Youth Ambassadors Present Projects & Will Lead Change

Thirteen students who participated in the “Youth Ambassadors 2015” program presented the results of their community projects and had the opportunity to meet the new Ambassador of the United States, Todd Chapman. These outstanding young people shared their experiences, their challenges, and the achievements of their individual projects aimed at benefiting their communities. Workshops and ...
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Child Exploitation Cyber Training

The Embassy’s office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in coordination with the government of Ecuador, is hosting a Child Exploitation Cyber Training event March 7 to 10 in Quito. The seminar, supported by Child Rescue Coalition (CRC) and the U.S. State Department, will allow CRC trainers to share their knowledge and experience with approximately 30 ...
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Ambassador Chapman Inaugurates the Renovated Library in the “Abraham Lincoln” Center in Cuenca

Ambassador Todd Chapman assisted in the inauguration of the North American –Ecuadorian Center’s “Abraham Lincoln” library in Cuenca. This space had been previously inaugurated in 1957 to serve as a cultural rendezvous point between Americans and Ecuadorians. The North American-Ecuadorian Center offers English courses for students of all ages and also puts on multiple cultural ...
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