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  • The White House is lit with the colors of the rainbow in celebration of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, June 26, 2015. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)

    Remarks by the President on the Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality: “This ruling will strengthen all of our communities.”

  • 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

    Secretary of State John Kerry presented the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on June 25.

  • Chargé d'Affaires Steve Kaskett opens the tournament along with Deputy Mayor of Prague 4 Zdeněk Kovářík. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)

    U.S. Embassy Chargé d'Affaires Steven Kashkett was the honored guest at the Eagles Stadium in Prague 4 where he threw out the first pitch for the 34th Prague Baseball Week.

  • Political Officer of the U.S. Embassy Prague Alex Barraso, his wife Brenda and daughter Valeria laid a wreath at a monument.

    The U.S. Embassy Prague representatives attended a commemorative event held on Sunday, June 21, for the victims of Ležáky.

  • Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland led the 6th US-Czech Strategic Dialogue hosted by the Czech MFA on June 18, 2015. (photo MFA)

    On June 18, Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland visited Prague, met with senior Czech officials and civil society representatives, and led the U.S. side in the U.S.-Czech Strategic Dialogue.

Embassy Announcements

  • The Embassy Will Be Closed for U.S. and Czech Holidays
    The Embassy Will Be Closed for U.S. and Czech Holidays

    Please be aware that on Tuesday, June 30, the Embassy's Consular Section will be closed. The Embassy will be closed on Friday, June 3, in observance of the U.S. holiday: Independence Day, and on Monday, July 6 for the Czech holiday: Jan Hus Day. Thank you for your understanding. 

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    Issuance of Visas

    As of 2:00 today, June 26, 2015, all visas which were approved after June 8, 2015 up through June 25, 2015 have been printed. Applicants who arranged to pick up their visas may come to the Embassy until 6:00 pm today, or on Monday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, to pick up their visas. Please note that visas cannot be picked up on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 

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  • Major Adam Knox participated in the 240 MILES TO FREEDOM ride of U.S. historical military vehicles  on June 24, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    The Embassy Supports Ride along the Demarcation Line

    The U.S. Embassy Prague participated in the 240 MILES TO FREEDOM ride of U.S. historical military vehicles along the Demarcation Line. On June 24, Major Adam Knox visited several historical sites where the reenactors commemorated and celebrated the actitivities of the U.S. Army in the Písek region.  In Pictures »

  • Ambassador Schapiro with chemistry students at the combined Elementary and High School in Prostějov. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Ambassador Schapiro Visits Prostějov

    Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited the combined Elementary and High School in Prostějov which is currently hosting a young American English Teaching Assistant Trishia Mudd.  

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    Commercial Service Supports Central & Eastern European Conference on e-Health

    On June 8, Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson opened the Central and Eastern European Conference on e-health in Prague. The conference was organized by U.S. company InterSystems and included key speakers from the U.S. 

  • Ambassador Andrew Schapiro and Jan Bezdicek, Director of the company Rockwell Automation in the CR (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Ambassador Schapiro Visits Rockwell Automation in Prague

    On May 28, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited the Prague headquarters of Rockwell Automation including the Rockwell Research & Development (R&D) Center. The Prague headquarters is responsible for the company’s business in the “Czech Cluster” (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) and “South East Europe” (Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Macedonia and Serbia). 

  • Robert Downey, founder and CEO of Annamaet Pet Foods
    U.S. Commercial Service Supports Pet Nutrition Seminar with Rob Downey

    Rob Downey, President of U.S. company Annamaet Petfoods and author of numerous articles on improving the nutritional health and well-being of dogs and cats, was the featured speaker at the Samohyl seminar on Pet Nutrition in Prague.  

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