100 Years of History — An Atlantic Friendship

The first transatlantic flight, in May 1919, linked the United States of America and the Azores in the annals of history.  This weekend we celebrated this historic landmark in both Horta and Ponta Delgada. Deputy Chief of Mission Herro Mustafa participated in the centennial celebration of the first transatlantic flight by Albert Cushing Read. Events ... Read More»

38th Portugal-U.S. Standing Bilateral Commission

The Portugal-United States Standing Bilateral Commission (SBC) held its 38th Session on December 14, 2017 in Lisbon to discuss recent developments in bilateral relations and jointly explore opportunities to renew and further strengthen this longstanding Trans-Atlantic relationship. The Commission underlined the strategic nature of the centuries-old alliance between Portugal and the United States and the ... Read More»

American Corner project inaugurated at the University of the Azores

Herro Mustafa, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, inaugurated the newly renovated American Corner space at the University of the Azores . This space, at the university’s library, provides new resources to be used by students. This was her third official visit to São Miguel and the second as Chargé. On the occasion Ms. Mustafa noted that the ... Read More»

U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Visits Portugal

U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Portugal, stopping in the Azores and Lisbon, for two full days of meetings with Portuguese defense leadership, July 11-12. During the visit they discussed the U.S. continued commitment to maintaining Lajes Field, the transfer of F-16 aircraft to NATO partners, exchanged ideas and concerns on ... Read More»
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