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  • Patrons of a Cuban coffee shop in Union City, New Jersey, watched a Spanish-captioned broadcast of President Obama’s historic announcement. (AP Images)

    Obama Charts New Course on Cuba Policy

    “We will end an outdated approach that … has failed to advance our interests,” President Obama said in a televised address December 17 announcing a major shift in U.S. relations with Cuba.

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    Museum Conference Presentations Online

    Presentations from the 4th annual museum conference entitled, “The Future is Now: Evolving Museum Strategy, Programming and Communication,” are now available online with the support of the Bodossakis Foundation Lectures on Demand program.

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  • Ambassador Pearce delivers remarks at the AmCham's 25 Annual Greek Economy Conference (State Department Photo)

    The 25th Annual Greek Economy Conference

    At AmCham’s Annual Greek Economy Conference, Ambassador Pearce noted: “in response to the improving economic situation and business climate, U.S. firms seeking to open up or expand their operations in Greece will join an AmCham-organized and Department of Commerce certified trade mission to Greece in June 2015.”

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  • Ambassador Pearce with President of Eugenides Foundation Mr. Leonidas Demetriades-Eugenides at the Opening of UTech Lab (State Department Photo)

    Opening of UTech Lab

    Ambassador Pearce gave welcome remarks at the opening of UTech Lab, a Digital Innovation Center for Youth. Among others, he stated: “The U.S. is proud to partner in the launch of UTech Lab. Creating opportunities for our youth is a goal that unites the U.S. and Greece as partners and friends.”

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  • Ambassador Pearce observing olive oil production at local olive grove in Kalamata (State Department Photo)

    It's all things Kalamata!

    Olives, olive oil, wine, archeology, even an impromptu visit with American students visiting the ancient site of Messene. Check out our photo gallery for the highlights of Ambassador Pearce’s trip to the region.

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Embassy News

  • Jen Psaki on International Migrants Day 2014

    On International Migrants Day we recognize the millions of people around the world who cross borders in search of a better life and we celebrate their contributions. But this year it is also a day to mourn the thousands whose journeys began in desperation and hope but ended in death.

  • Secretary Kerry in London

    Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the tragic events that took place in Australia and Pakistan at the start of his press briefing in London.

  • Security Enhancements to the Visa Waiver Program

    Effective Nov. 3, 2014, those seeking to travel to the U.S. from countries in our Visa Waiver Program (VWP) will be required to provide additional data fields of information in the travel application submitted via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

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    Voting Information

    The U.S. Embassy in Athens encourages you to vote in this year's general elections. Every vote counts, but time is quickly running out, so act today! Generally, all U.S. citizens 18 years or older who are or will be residing outside the United States during an election period are eligible to vote absentee in any election for Federal office.  

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    Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    The seventh round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement concluded on October 3 with a press conference from lead negotiators. USTR’s Dan Mullaney and EU negotiator, Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, said progress has been made. 

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    Immigrant & Diversity Visa Webchat

    U.S. Embassy Athens Consul General Mark Marrano and Visa Chief Matthew Hurley participated in a live web chat on immigrant visas and the diversity visa program, answering a wide range of questions on immigrating to the United States. 

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    Report IP Theft

    U.S. government's clearinghouse for investigations into counterfeiting and piracy. 

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    American English

    A website for teachers and learners of English as a Foreign Language Abroad  

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Greeks Gone West

  • 23 journeys Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the U.S. Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the U.S. Through the prism of Greeks and Greek-Americans with interesting work lives, we hope to improve the understanding of U.S. society and to show possibilities during a time, in Greece, when life seems full of limitations and frustrations.

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    Social Security and Federal Benefits, Athens, Greece

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    The Athens Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters in the following countries: Greece, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.


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