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Message for U.S. Citizens: Maracaibo Consular Agent – New Appointment System

As a reminder, as of January 2015, applicants for consular services in Maracaibo must schedule an appointment the Friday prior to the Monday they plan to request a service. All applicants must request appointments on Friday between the hours of 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. by calling (0261) 792-7771. Consular services performed by the Consular Agent ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Change in U.S. Passport Delivery from the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Caracas would like to inform all U.S. citizens that it changed the way it receives full validity U.S. passports from the United States.  The Embassy considered this change necessary in order to guarantee the security of your personal information.  We expect this will result in longer processing times for our passport ...
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An Exciting Night with Magallanes

As part of the Embassy’s baseball diplomacy outreach, U.S. Chief of Mission Lee McClenny attended a very close game between the Navegantes del Magallanes and the Caribes de Anzoategui. During his visit, he met Venezuelan baseball stars, their trainers and managers, and enjoyed discussing the U.S. and Venezuelan shared passion for baseball with several media ...
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Visiting Baseball Legends

Fulfilling his promise to return to the Baseball Museum after an initial visit in September of this year, U.S. Chief of Mission Lee McClenny returned for a second visit to see the museum’s fully renovated Hall of Fame and marvel at the collection of baseball legends in the newly-remodeled space. During his visit, Mr. McClenny ...
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3.5 Million Insects: U.S. Chief of Mission visits MIZA

During a recent trip to Maracay, U.S. Chief of Mission Lee McClenny got a glimpse of the incredible collection of 3.5 million insects currently on display at the Francisco Fernández Yépez Museum of the Agricultural Zoological Institute (MIZA). Mr. McClenny was impressed with MIZA’s dedication to tropical biodiversity and its ongoing commitment to sustainable ecology ...
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