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  • CorPlus 2016 Spelling Bee Summer Camp

    CorPlus 2016 Spelling Bee Summer Camp

    The CorPlus 2016 Spelling Bee summer camp was held July 10-16 at Balkan Jewel hotel near Razlog. The 30 national finalists and their teachers were rewarded for their effort and hard work while preparing for the 2016 national English spelling competition.

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  • Our Ocean, One Future

    Our Ocean, One Future

    Secretary of State John Kerry will host the 2016 Our Ocean Conference in Washington, D.C., on September 15 to 16 to catalyze actions to protect our ocean from these threats and to empower a new generation to lead the way toward a healthy and sustainable ocean.

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  • U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James  (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

    U.S. Air Force Sec. Deborah Lee James Visits Bulgaria

    U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James met on Wednesday with Bulgarian leadership to reaffirm U.S. Air Force commitment to cooperation with Bulgaria on shared NATO objectives.

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    Buratino Kindergarten Playground Renovation

    During Thracian Eagle 2016, the recent joint exercise at Novo Selo Training Area, the 131st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, airmen donated about 3,200 leva for Buratino Kindergarten in the Village of Kostievo.

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  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2016

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2016

    Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled the 2016 Trafficking in Presons (TIP) Report on June 30. As required by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), the TIP Report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery. | Bulgaria


  • 2017 - 2018 Fulbright Grants Competition

    The Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition. Deadline for Hubert Humphrey Fellowship applications : September 1, 2016.

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  • Turkey Travel Warning

    Foreign and U.S. tourists have been explicitly targeted by international and indigenous terrorist organizations. As stated in the Worldwide Caution dated March 3, 2016, throughout Europe extremists have targeted large sporting events, theatres, open markets, aviation services, transportation systems, and public venues where people congregate as well as religious sites and high-profile events. 

  • July 4th Voting Message

    Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016. Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter.  

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Alert - Europe (May 31, 2016)

    As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans travelling abroad with information about relevant events, we are alerting U.S. citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present greater targets for terrorists planning attacks in public locations, especially at large events. 

  • Important Announcement For Individuals Residing in Bulgaria Receiving U.S. Treasury Checks

    Due to new check clearing restrictions introduced by U.S. banks for cashing of personal and Treasury checks outside of the US, local banks in Bulgaria will no longer provide check-cashing services. 

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Declassified Photos

    U.S. citizens in Bulgaria should be aware that the release of declassified photos of U.S.- or coalition-held prisoners from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts could prompt anti-U.S. protests and violence against U.S. interests including private U.S. citizens.  

  • Important Information on Fee Collection Services

    The TrustPay fee collection option is unavailable as of January 1st 2016. You can pay your MRV fee in cash at any branch of First Investment Bank. We will post an update regarding the online payment option once that capability is restored.  

  • Travel Alert - Worldwide (November 24, 2015)

    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  

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