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  • Earth Day Celebration

    Earth Day Celebration

    To commemorate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the Public Affairs section purchased 250 seedlings which were given new homes by the Charge’ d ’Affairs Louis Mazel and DCM Lori Dando with the help of some friends.

  • Public Inquiries Will Stop on March 31, 2015

    Public Inquiries Will Stop on March 31, 2015

    Persons who have questions regarding American Citizen Services and Non Immigrant Visas may contact the consular section at 291-1-120004 daily between 5:00-6:00PM and via email at

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  • Asmara Honors the Life of Ruby Bridges

    Asmara Honors the Life of Ruby Bridges

    The American Center’s Speakers’ program observed Black History Month by presenting “The Story of Ruby Bridges.” The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section featured Clifton Jeffery, the Embassy RSO, who spoke to an audience of over 70 attendees.

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  • Presentation of SOTU by Charge' d'Affairs

    Presentation of SOTU by Charge' d'Affairs

    On January 28, 2015, Embassy Asmara showed President Obama’s State of the Union Address to Congress. Charge d’ Affairs Louis Mazel introduced the speech, explaining the constitutional requirement and the history of the event.

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    If you are an American citizen with an afterhours emergency, please call the Embassy switchboard at (291)1-12-00-04.

    For nonemergency issues please contact us at (291)1-12-00-04 daily between 5:00-6:00PM or via e-mail at

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    Home to the world's best colleges and universities. Contact EducationUSA Adviser in Asmara for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university.


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