NEWS AND EVENTS
The Parabola Duo at IMFOCULTA.
On Saturday, March 23, 2013 the Parabola Guitar Duo, comprised of Jonathan Crissman and Gibran Araujo of Arizona State University, visited Nogales, Mexico. The duo conducted a workshop for over 50 guitar students and the general public at IMFOCULTA. Afterwards, they performed a brief concert. On the evening of March 23, the Duo performed in front of over 70 invitees at the Consul’s residence.
On February 11, the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Sonora in conjunction with Mexican municipal, state and federal agencies hosted a job fair for temporary work in the United States. Consul Chad Cummins greeted job applicants during the opening. Other guest speakers included Sandra Barojas, Director of National Liaison, Juan Edmund Lopez Durand, Sonora Sub-Secretary for Labor, Luis Torres, President of Nogales Chamber of Commerce, and Manuel Hopkins, Nogales Economic Development Director. U.S. consulate representatives provided an in-depth explanation on temporary workers’ rights and U.S. companies presented on the types of jobs and work conditions. Fifty companies with more than 6,000 job openings participated in the job fair.
Mexico City, September 27, 2012—Ambassador Anthony Wayne and the Principal Officers and other leaders at the nine visa-issuing Consulates General in Mexico today celebrated World Tourism Day and commemorated the adjudication of two million visitor visa applications by the United States Mission to Mexico during the current fiscal year, a nearly 30 percent increase over last year.
Consul Cummins donation visit to Home for Girls Madre Conchita
Consulate general staff took a little joy to the orphanage Madre Conchita. The Consul Chad P. Cummins shared time with the girls giving them a donation of art supplies and cake.Home for Girls Madre Conchita is an institution that works in the community since 1922, serving girls from newborn to 18 years.“It was a really nice visit".
Public Conference Dr. Albrecht Classen at the UNISON-Nogales
On February 27 Consulate General Nogales sponsored Dr. Albrecht Classen, Distinguished Professor of German Studies at the University of Arizona, who presented a lecture and interactive discussion at the Universidad de Sonora on The Jesuit Discovery of Northern Mexico in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Over 80 students, professors and members of the local community attended Dr. Classen’s presentation. Following the presentation, CG Cummins and Dr. Classen met with the Dean of the university to discuss additional outreach and partnership opportunities