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    The U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona expresses its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of victims of the airplane crash.

  • US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the Atlantic Council (Photo: AP)

    Remarks by Secretary Kerry as Part of the Road to Paris Climate Series

  • Consul General Tanya C. Anderson at the opening session (Photo: U.S. Consulate General Barcelona)

    The Consulate General sponsors the Americana Film Festival of Barcelona

News from the Consulate

  • DCM Kris Urs and consul general Tanya C. Anderson at the MWC2015 (Photo: U.S. Consulate General, Barcelona)
    Deputy Chief of Mission and the consul general visited the Mobile World Congress 2015

    On March 2 and 3, a delegation from the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, led by its Deputy Chief of Mission, Kris Urs, together with U.S. Consul General in Barcelona, Tanya C. Anderson, visited the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. This year over 370 American companies and four states (Georgia, Illinois, Washington and Idaho) were present at this important global event showcasing cutting-edge products and services in the field of mobile technologies. 

  • Poet Robert Pinsky (Photo: U.S. Consulate General, Barcelona)
    Poet Robert Pinsky at the University of Barcelona

    U.S. Poet Robert Pinsky did a poetry reading and delivered a lecture to American literature students, professors, and general audience at the University of Barcelona on March 9. Three times Poet Laureate, Pinsky answered the diverse questions posed by the audiences and read some poets of his latest book published in Spain “Ginza samba.” 

  • Jim Bird with other officers from the Consulate (Photo: U.S. Consulate General)
    The Consulate General hosts an event for law enforcement officers from the consular district

    On March 3rd, the U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona hosted an event for 295 police officers and authorities from throughout the consular district (Catalonia, Aragon, and Andorra). Consular Chief Ramon Menendez-Carreira delivered welcome remarks. The keynote speaker was Jim Bird, ex-FBI agent with 31 years’ experience. During his tenure, Mr. Bird worked as the Legal Attache at the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara, Mexico engaging in hostage negotiation with Mexican drug cartels; and later as an investigator, he worked on corruption cases in Puerto Rico. Mr. Bird has trained hundreds of officers throughout his career.  

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gilbert Saboya, and U.S. Ambassador James Costos (Photo: Government of Andorra)
    Extension of the U.S.-Andorra Fulbright Program

    Ambassador Costos signs the Memorandum of Understanding to extent the U.S.-Andorra Fulbright Scholarship program. During his trip he also visited an Andorran high school in Ordino and met with the American Fulbright Teaching Assistants. 

Tax Presentation Day

  • The U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona will host a Tax Presentation Day on March 30. More info

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