News & Events

Consular Section Closure for Non-emergency Services

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for routine services from Monday, December 23, 2019 through Friday, January 3, 2020. Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available. If you are an U.S. citizen experiencing an emergency, please contact us via email at Panama-ACS@state.gov or ...
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Travels to Panama

November 4, 2019.  A delegation of ten Members of Congress will travel to Panama from November 5 through November 7 to reinforce the strong U.S.-Panama bilateral relationship on economic, security, and government-to-government issues. The congressional delegation, led by U.S. House Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), includes Representatives Mike Rogers (R-AL), Frank Lucas (R-OK), Larry Bucshon (R-IN), ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo

Panama’s Independence Day November 2, 2019 On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Panama as you celebrate 116 years of independence on November 3. The profound historical ties between the United States and Panama constitute the foundation of our effective partnership. I look forward to working ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Kozak’s Remarks for the Inauguration of the AES LNG Terminal in Colon

Thank you and good morning.  It’s wonderful to be back in Panama. My first trip abroad as a U.S. diplomat was to Panama. After 48 years, my first trip as Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs is to Panama. You cannot help but be impressed with the progress. Panamanians have built so ...
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