Office of the Spokesperson
May 13, 2016
Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will travel to Ecuador May 16-19 to review consular operations at the U.S. Embassy in Quito and the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil.
In Quito, Assistant Secretary Bond will meet with senior Ecuadorian officials to discuss cooperation on international parental child abductions and efforts to strengthen people-to-people ties.
En route to Guayaquil, she will travel to Manta to meet with U.S. citizens affected by the April 16, 2016, earthquake. In Guayaquil, Assistant Secretary Bond will also meet with organizations involved in earthquake relief efforts.
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