News & Events

Ponta Delgada Staged Third Inter-School Spelling Bee

On April 4, the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon together with the U.S. Consulate in the Azores sponsored an inter-school, English-language Spelling Bee event for Portuguese public school students in the 9th and 10th grades. The U.S. Embassy and the U.S. Consulate partnered with the Universidade dos Açores; the American Corner@Universidade dos Açores, and the Portuguese ... Read More»

Hip Hop Explained to Students in Alpiarça

On April 1st, Embassy Officer Durwood Young was at Escola Básica e Secundária José Relvas in Alpiarça to speak to an audience of 11th graders about Hip Hop in the USA. The topic of this presentation was very well received by the students who had a chance to learn more about a theme with which ... Read More»

FCS Leads Portuguese Business Delegation to Texas

The U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon and the American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal organized a Business Development Trade Mission to the United States, from March 23 thru March 28. This trade mission gave Portuguese businesses the opportunity to explore new business opportunities with U.S. companies. The program covered a number ... Read More»

Entrepreneur Jamail Larkins in Portugal

In association with the American Corners, local schools and a number of other partners, the Embassy put together a traveling speaking program to highlight the excellence in the aviation sector in the United States, the inspiring bio of young African American entrepreneur and aviation enthusiast Jamail Larkins, as well promote entrepreneurship and young people to ... Read More»

Chargé Visits Sines Refinery

On February 20, Chargé d’Affaires John Olson visited Sines refinery where he met with officials from the Port of Sines and GALP’s oil refinery. With a distilling capacity of 10.9 million tons a year, or 220,000 barrels a day, the Sines refinery is one of the largest in Europe. In the course of this visit, ... Read More»