The pandemic badly damaged Peru’s economy as it contends with political uncertainty and slow GDP growth, says Peruvian Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra.
Before coming to Washington as Costa Rica’s ambassador to the United States, gender, migration and development specialist Carolina Crespo Sanchó headed her country’s National Human Rights Institute.
Petra Schneebauer, Austria’s new envoy in Washington, explains her country’s strict neutrality and its efforts to promote direct investment in the United States.
Veteran diplomat Juan Gabriel Valdés, Chile’s ambassador to the US, warns of far-right extremism even though leftists now govern much of Latin America.
The Embassy of Iceland rolled out the red carpet last month for Costa Rican jurist Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the United Nations’ independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, during his official Aug. 16-29 visit to the United States.
Inspired by the COVID pandemic, “The Present Moment: Crafting a Better World” exhibit at The Renwick Gallery explores the concept of ‘home.’
I asked Dr. Anthony Fauci that question on Dec. 1, when the chief medical advisor held a White House press conference for the first time in months. “The endgame, which we hope and I think will occur, is that as we get more people vaccinated —not only in this country but globally—we will see a situation where viruses will not have the opportunity. what they have right now is to essentially freely distribute and freely circulate in society, both domestic society and global society.”
Two of the biggest international stories of 2020 — COVID-19 and the Arab world’s gradual warming to Israel — dominated the awards gala hosted by the Washington-based nonprofit group America Abroad Media.
Ambassadors from Albania, Monaco, Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic describe how COVID-19 has hurt their countries — and upended diplomacy in D.C.