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U.S. Embassy Delegation Visits Alianza Binational Center in Colonia

Chargé James Nealon and political officer Peter Harding met with BNC students, teachers

Posted: November 4, 2005

Following a meeting in Colonia with governor Walter Zimmer (see related photo essay), U.S. Chargé D'Affaires James Nealon visited the local branch of the Alianza Binational Center (BNC) on November 1, 2005 to liaise with students and teachers. The Colonia BNC was founded in 1992 and has over 300 students. It teaches American English and culture. The center is also involved in a variety of cultural and academic activities in the local community. The city of Colonia is located about 105 miles west of Montevideo.

For more information about the Binational Centers' activities please visit their website: www.alianza.edu.uy

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U.S. Chargé D´Affaires James Nealon interacting with students at the Alianza BNC in Colonia. The students learn American English and eagerly asked questions about the United States. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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U.S. Chargé D´Affaires James Nealon interacting with students at the Alianza BNC in Colonia. The students learn American English and eagerly asked questions about the United States. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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U.S. Chargé D'Affaires James Nealon interacting with students at the Alianza BNC in Colonia. The students learn American English and eagerly asked questions about the United States.


BNC director Silvia Martínez examines a book presented to the Alianza by U.S. Chargé D´Affaires James Nealon. Also pictured in the background is the U.S. Embassy´s Political officer Peter Harding. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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BNC director Silvia Martínez examines a book presented to the Alianza by U.S. Chargé D'Affaires James Nealon. Also pictured in the background is the U.S. Embassy's Political officer Peter Harding.

U.S. Chargé D´Affaires James Nealon posing with the director and teachers of the Alianza BNC in Colonia. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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U.S. Chargé D'Affaires James Nealon posing with the director and teachers of the Alianza BNC in Colonia.
 



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