Auction on September 24-25, 2021

NOTICE The US Embassy will auction a large variety of used appliances, generators and voltage regulators, motor bikes and other office and facilities management items between September 24-25, 2021.   This is a silent-bid auction. The lots can be viewed between 9:00am to 4pm on September 23, 2021 at Palm Business Center (PBTC) at Hudi laran.  ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (August 2, 2021)

Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste and will continue to share information and include pertinent new information in bold for quick reference.  Country-Specific Information: A State of Emergency (SOE) is in effect for all of Timor-Leste through 23:59 on August 30.  Specific requirements of the SOE can ... Read More»

Press Release: U.S. Navy Seabees Build New Schoolhouse in Baucau

U.S. Navy Seabees Build New Schoolhouse in Baucau  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2021  For more information, contact Rosario Maia, Media Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Dili, Timor-Leste Tel: +670 332 4684, 77908209  maiarg@state.gov BAUCAU, July 12, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste, C. Kevin Blackstone and Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport Mr. Armindo Maia, celebrated the 102nd project ... Read More»

Press Release: Prime Minister and U.S. Ambassador Hold Ground-breaking Ceremony at Baucau Airfield

Prime Minister and U.S. Ambassador Hold Ground-breaking Ceremony at Baucau Airfield  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2021  For more information, contact Mr. Rosario Maia, Media Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Dili, Timor-Leste Tel: +670 332 4684, 77908209  maiarg@state.gov Baucau, July 12, 2021 – H.E. Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak and U.S. Ambassador Kevin Blackstone held a ground-breaking ceremony today in ... Read More»

Press Release: United States Providing Additional $900,000 in Humanitarian Assistance to Boost Response Efforts to Timor-Leste Floods

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $900,000 in additional assistance to save lives, meet urgent humanitarian needs, and help affected people recover from the devastating floods in Timor-Leste.  Heavy rains and strong winds associated with Tropical Cyclone Seroja lashed Timor-Leste’s capital Dili and eight municipalities in April, causing ... Read More»

Press Release: U.S. Embassy and the Government of Timor-Leste Agree on Joint Rehabilitation of Baucau Airfield

U.S. Embassy and the Government of Timor-Leste Agree on Joint Rehabilitation of Baucau Airfield  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2021  For more information, contact Catherine Kazmirski, Public Affairs Officer and Rosario Maia, Media Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Dili, Timor-Leste Tel: +670 332 4684, 77908209  maiarg@state.gov  Dili, June 28, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste Kevin Blackstone and Deputy Prime Minister ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (June 25, 2021)

Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste and will continue to share information and include pertinent new information in bold for quick reference. Country-Specific Information: A State of Emergency (SOE) is in effect for all of Timor-Leste through 23:59 on July 1.  Specific requirements of the SOE can ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 14, 2021)

Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste and will continue to share information and include pertinent new information in bold for quick reference. Country-Specific Information: A State of Emergency (SOE) is in effect for all of Timor-Leste through 23:59 on June 1.  Specific requirements of the SOE can ... Read More»

Press Release: U.S. Embassy Dili Provides Medical Equipment to Assist Frontline Health Workers Treat COVID-19 Patients

U.S. Embassy Dili Provides Medical Equipment to Assist Frontline Health Workers Treat COVID-19 Patients  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2021  For more information, contact Caleb Portnoy, Public Affairs Officer and Rosario Maia, Media Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Dili, Timor-Leste Tel: +670 332 4684, 77908209 maiarg@state.gov DILI, 28 April 2021 – The United States Embassy in Timor-Leste is donating 20 continuous ... Read More»

Auction on September 19, 2020

NOTICE The Embassy of the United States of America will conduct a live auction. Items for auction include furniture, appliances, household effects, electronics, vehicle, facilities equipment, and more. DATE:            Saturday September 19, 2020 TIME:             09:00 AM LOCATION:   Palm Business & Trade Center, Warehouse G Items may be viewed one day in advance on Friday ... Read More»

Press Release: U.S. Navy Seabees Complete 100th Construction Project in Timor-Leste

DILI, 23 June 2020 – U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, H.E. Ramos Horta, Education Minister Soares, Defense Minister Filomeno, and F-FDTL Chief of Staff Colonel Coliati celebrated the 100th project of the U.S. Navy Seabees in Timor-Leste.  Together, they cut the ribbon on a new 2-room classroom constructed by the Seabees built at the Fatumeta ... Read More»

Auction on September 7

NOTICE The Embassy of the United States of America will conduct a live auction.  Items for auction include furniture, appliances, household effects, electronics, vehicles, facilities equipment, and more.  DATE: Saturday, September 7, 2019 TIME: 09:00 AM LOCATION:   Palm Business & Trade Center, Warehouse G Items may be viewed one day in advance on Friday ... Read More»

United States Government to Provide Estimated $26 Million in Support of Education and Nutrition in Timor-Leste

United States Government to Provide Estimated $26 Million in Support of Education and Nutrition in Timor-Leste  The United States Government through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) selected Timor-Leste as one of eight countries to receive funding this year from the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. After a highly competitive review ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

For Immediate Release Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually.  Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence.  The Unites States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, from domestic and sexual violence to forced ... Read More»

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON: The United States Congratulates Timor-Leste on Parliamentary Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release May 13, 2018 STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON The United States Congratulates Timor-Leste on Parliamentary Elections The United States congratulates the people of Timor-Leste for participating in peaceful and credible national parliamentary elections on May 12.  We commend the national election bodies for their ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Kathleen M. Fitzpatrick Remarks on the Opening Ceremony of Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Training

Thank you and good morning everyone. I am pleased to be here to help kickoff this important training on criminal investigative techniques. This is the latest example of ongoing support from the American people to help strengthen capacity in Timor-Leste’s justice sector. The U.S. Embassy’s Resident Legal Advisor program has collaborated with Timor-Leste’s justice and ... Read More»

Millennium Challenge Corporation Visits Timor-Leste to Discuss New MCC Program

DILI, Timor-Leste, February 16, 2018 – A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), including Robert Blau, Vice President for Compact Operations, Caroline Nguyen, Managing Director for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America, and Hana Freymiller, Country Team Lead, visited Timor-Leste this week to discuss the development of an MCC Compact to reduce ... Read More»
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