Embassy of Spain in the United States

Embassy of Spain in the United States Highlighting the strong relationship between Spain and the United States. Bienvenido a la cuenta oficial de la Embajada de España en EE.UU.

Operating as usual

09/16/2021

Get yourself ready for #Spanish class this year! #DidYouKnow that all these words used in American English come from Spanish?

🗺️ From historic statues and a trip inside U.S. Capitol, to the Spanish masters in D.C.'s biggest museums, take a look t...
09/15/2021
Spain in Washington: A Guide

🗺️ From historic statues and a trip inside U.S. Capitol, to the Spanish masters in D.C.'s biggest museums, take a look through our guide to everything Spain in Washington! ⬇️

This is your guide to everything Spain in Washington, D.C.! From historic statues and a trip inside the United States Capitol Building to the Spanish masters in D.C.'s biggest museums, we'll take you on (virtual) tour and help you learn more about the strong and long-lasting relationship between Spa...

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sou...
09/14/2021

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”

Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sounds like something left you "boquiabierto," or, quite literally, with your mouth wide open!

More untranslatable Spanish words ➡️ bit.ly/untranslatablespanishwords

#LostInTranslation

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”

Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sounds like something left you "boquiabierto," or, quite literally, with your mouth wide open!

More untranslatable Spanish words ➡️ bit.ly/untranslatablespanishwords

#LostInTranslation

09/13/2021
Spanish Legacy in the United States

🇪🇸🇺🇸 How much do you know about #Spain’s long-lasting impact on the U.S.? From language to architecture, symbols to food, the #Spanish legacy can be found all over the country!

📲 Learn more at spainintheusa.org!

09/10/2021
Spanish Cadets at West Point Military Academy

#DidYouKnow that every year, a group of Spanish Army cadets studies at West Point - The U.S. Military Academy while a group of U.S. Army cadets study at the Spanish Military Academy in Zaragoza?

Hear more from past Spanish cadets 👇

📖 Looking for a new book to read? You're in luck! Take a look at the Embassy staff's top 10 Spanish book recommendations...
09/08/2021
The Embassy Recommends…

📖 Looking for a new book to read? You're in luck! Take a look at the Embassy staff's top 10 Spanish book recommendations (all available in English and Spanish) ⬇️

Take a break, sit tight, and immerse yourself in Spanish culture with 10 Spanish novel recommendations from the staff at the Embassy of…

09/07/2021
Spain and Florida: A Long History and a Thriving Future

📜 2021 marks 200 years of Florida being part of the US, following the signing of the Adams-Onís Treaty in 1819.

🤝 The strong historic and modern ties connecting Spain and Florida are an important part of 🇪🇸🇺🇸 relations. Learn more below and at spainintheusa.org/spainandflorida!

Happy #LaborDay!The Embassy and Consular Section are closed today and will reopen tomorrow.
09/06/2021

Happy #LaborDay!

The Embassy and Consular Section are closed today and will reopen tomorrow.

Happy #LaborDay!

The Embassy and Consular Section are closed today and will reopen tomorrow.

➡️Cuestiones consulares: cog.washington@maec.es➡️Teléfono de emergencia (para ciudadanos españoles en DC, MD, VA, WV y N...
09/03/2021

➡️Cuestiones consulares: [email protected]
➡️Teléfono de emergencia (para ciudadanos españoles en DC, MD, VA, WV y NC en situaciones de extrema necesidad): (202) 352-2299
➡️Otros Consulados de España en EE.UU.: bit.ly/consuladosespanaeeuu

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➡️ If you reside in DC, MD, VA, WV, or NC, you can email the Consular Section at [email protected].
➡️️ If you live in another part of the US, find your consulate at bit.ly/spanishconsulatesusa

➡️Cuestiones consulares: [email protected]
➡️Teléfono de emergencia (para ciudadanos españoles en DC, MD, VA, WV y NC en situaciones de extrema necesidad): (202) 352-2299
➡️Otros Consulados de España en EE.UU.: bit.ly/consuladosespanaeeuu

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➡️ If you reside in DC, MD, VA, WV, or NC, you can email the Consular Section at [email protected].
➡️️ If you live in another part of the US, find your consulate at bit.ly/spanishconsulatesusa

Last week, the Meadows Museum in Dallas launched the Custard Institute for Spanish Art and Culture, following the donati...
09/02/2021

Last week, the Meadows Museum in Dallas launched the Custard Institute for Spanish Art and Culture, following the donations of Linda and William Custard and the Meadows Foundation.

Linda Custard: "Furthering the scholarship and artistic appreciation of Spanish heritage is crucial to the Meadows Museum’s mission, and we are gratified to be a part of that future."

ℹ️ bit.ly/3gWfgMI

7️⃣0️⃣ % of the Spanish population is now fully vaccinated against #COVID19, a key milestone in our country's vaccinatio...
09/01/2021

7️⃣0️⃣ % of the Spanish population is now fully vaccinated against #COVID19, a key milestone in our country's vaccination effort.

We are proud of our healthcare workers, our healthcare system, and the Spanish people for getting us here and allowing us to look towards the future with hope.

7️⃣0️⃣ % of the Spanish population is now fully vaccinated against #COVID19, a key milestone in our country's vaccination effort.

We are proud of our healthcare workers, our healthcare system, and the Spanish people for getting us here and allowing us to look towards the future with hope.

09/01/2021

Yesterday, we detected a page pretending to be our Embassy. We have taken the appropriate steps in reporting the account. Remember that the Embassy's official account will always appear with a blue check next to its name and that the correct URL is facebook.com/SpainInTheUSA.
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Ayer detectamos una página de Facebook imitando la de esta Embajada y hemos tomado las medidas adecuadas para denunciarla. Acuérdate que la cuenta oficial de la Embajada de España en EE.UU. siempre aparecerá con un tic azul al lado del nombre y que el enlace correcto es facebook.com/SpainInTheUSA.

This first International Day for People of #AfricanDescent, learn more about these exceptional Black voices in Spain we ...
08/31/2021
#BlackHistoryMonth: Spotlight on Black Voices in Spain

This first International Day for People of #AfricanDescent, learn more about these exceptional Black voices in Spain we highlighted this Black History Month:

🎶Latin Grammy award-winner Buika
🥈Olympic silver medalist Orlando Ortega
✍🏾Reporter & author Lucía Mbomío
📢Youth activist Viviane Ogou

This Black History Month, we’re highlighting exceptional Black voices in Spain, in music, journalism, sports, and activism.

💼 The Embassy's Economic and Trade Office is #hiring:➡️ All the information about the position and application process: ...
08/31/2021

💼 The Embassy's Economic and Trade Office is #hiring:

➡️ All the information about the position and application process: bit.ly/3yumFIZ
➡️ Updates will be posted on our website: bit.ly/ofertasempleoembeeuu
➡️ Questions can be directed to [email protected]
➡️ Salary: $51,327/year

💼 The Embassy's Economic and Trade Office is #hiring:

➡️ All the information about the position and application process: bit.ly/3yumFIZ
➡️ Updates will be posted on our website: bit.ly/ofertasempleoembeeuu
➡️ Questions can be directed to [email protected]
➡️ Salary: $51,327/year

08/31/2021
Hurricane IDA Update

⚠️ Acuérdese que FEMA (la Agencia Federal para la Gestión de Emergencias) dispone de recursos e información en español, particularmente relevantes para los afectados del huracán #Ida.

➡️ Facebook: FEMA en Español
➡️ Twitter: twitter.com/FEMAespanol
➡️ fema.gov/es/

🥇🥈🥉 We just can't keep up! With a silver for Teresa Perales in the Women's 50m Backstroke S5, Spain starts off week 2 of...
08/30/2021

🥇🥈🥉 We just can't keep up! With a silver for Teresa Perales in the Women's 50m Backstroke S5, Spain starts off week 2 of the #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics with 2️⃣0️⃣ medals!

➡️ Team Spain: bit.ly/3DwfO5C

🥇🥈🥉 We just can't keep up! With a silver for Teresa Perales in the Women's 50m Backstroke S5, Spain starts off week 2 of the #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics with 2️⃣0️⃣ medals!

➡️ Team Spain: bit.ly/3DwfO5C

⚠️ Información del Consulado General en Houston sobre el huracán #Ida ⚠️Recomendamos prudencia y seguir las recomendacio...
08/29/2021

⚠️ Información del Consulado General en Houston sobre el huracán #Ida ⚠️

Recomendamos prudencia y seguir las recomendaciones de las autoridades locales (louisiana.gov).

➡️ Recomendaciones y teléfono de emergencia (24/7) del Consulado en Houston: bit.ly/3gJ73v3, 713-962-6284
➡️ Seguir la evolución del huracán en nhc.noaa.gov

⚠️ Información del Consulado General en Houston sobre el huracán #Ida ⚠️

Recomendamos prudencia y seguir las recomendaciones de las autoridades locales (louisiana.gov).

➡️ Recomendaciones y teléfono de emergencia (24/7) del Consulado en Houston: bit.ly/3gJ73v3, 713-962-6284
➡️ Seguir la evolución del huracán en nhc.noaa.gov

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Albares:
08/29/2021

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Albares:

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Albares:

08/27/2021

🤔 #DidYouKnow that the dollar sign 💲 actually comes from the Spanish coat of arms? Or that the origin of countless U.S. city and state flags can be tracked back to Spain?

➡️ Learn more at spainintheusa.org!

🐶 We're celebrating #InternationalDogDay with Spain's favorite "pet!" 🌺 "Puppy" is a 40-foot, flower-covered statue outs...
08/26/2021

🐶 We're celebrating #InternationalDogDay with Spain's favorite "pet!"

🌺 "Puppy" is a 40-foot, flower-covered statue outside of the @MuseoGuggenheim in Bilbao, created by American artist Jeff Koons in 1992.

➡️ More: bit.ly/2v1QuGd

🐶 We're celebrating #InternationalDogDay with Spain's favorite "pet!"

🌺 "Puppy" is a 40-foot, flower-covered statue outside of the @MuseoGuggenheim in Bilbao, created by American artist Jeff Koons in 1992.

➡️ More: bit.ly/2v1QuGd

President Sánchez: "Spain vehemently condemns the attack today at the Kabul airport. Our most profound solidarity with t...
08/26/2021

President Sánchez: "Spain vehemently condemns the attack today at the Kabul airport. Our most profound solidarity with the victims. The international community stands with the Afghan people in support of their rights and dignity.

We're working to evacuate as many people as possible."

President Sánchez: "Spain vehemently condemns the attack today at the Kabul airport. Our most profound solidarity with the victims. The international community stands with the Afghan people in support of their rights and dignity.

We're working to evacuate as many people as possible."

Spain's medal count is rising at the Tokyo #Paralympics!🥇🚴 Alfonso Cabello, Men's C4-5 1000m Time Trial🥈🏊‍♂️ Miguel Luqu...
08/26/2021

Spain's medal count is rising at the Tokyo #Paralympics!

🥇🚴 Alfonso Cabello, Men's C4-5 1000m Time Trial
🥈🏊‍♂️ Miguel Luque Men’s 50m Breaststroke SB3
🥈🏊‍♂️ Toni Luque Men’s 200m Freestyle S5
🥈🏊‍♂️ Oscar Salguero Men's 100m Breaststroke SB8

¡Enhorabuena a todos!

👷‍♀️ Turner Construction, US subsidiary of Spanish construction group ACS, will be building a new 104-bed, 910,115 squar...
08/25/2021
Officials: New $840M modern VA hospital headed to east Louisville

👷‍♀️ Turner Construction, US subsidiary of Spanish construction group ACS, will be building a new 104-bed, 910,115 square-foot veterans medical center in Louisville, KY, in a joint venture with Walsh Construction. The $840 million project is set to be started this fall.

The new 104 bed, full-service hospital will replace the Robley Rex VA Medical Center on Zorn Avenue.

💉✅ As of today, 2 out of every 3 people in Spain have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with over 75% of populatio...
08/24/2021

💉✅ As of today, 2 out of every 3 people in Spain have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with over 75% of population having received at least 1 dose.

Spain is dedicated to getting our population, and the world, vaccinated, for the safety of us all.

#YoMeVacunoSeguro

💉✅ As of today, 2 out of every 3 people in Spain have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with over 75% of population having received at least 1 dose.

Spain is dedicated to getting our population, and the world, vaccinated, for the safety of us all.

#YoMeVacunoSeguro

🇪🇸 Team Spain has arrived! We can’t wait to cheer on our 127 Paralympic athletes in #Tokyo!#Paralympics #OpeningCeremony...
08/24/2021

🇪🇸 Team Spain has arrived! We can’t wait to cheer on our 127 Paralympic athletes in #Tokyo!

#Paralympics #OpeningCeremony #Tokyo2020

President Pedro Sánchez: “I have just had a meaningful conversation with President Joe Biden, in which we have addressed...
08/21/2021

President Pedro Sánchez: “I have just had a meaningful conversation with President Joe Biden, in which we have addressed several topics of common interest, particularly the situation in Afghanistan and the collaboration between both of our governments in the evacuation of citizens from the country.

President Pedro Sánchez: “I have just had a meaningful conversation with President Joe Biden, in which we have addressed several topics of common interest, particularly the situation in Afghanistan and the collaboration between both of our governments in the evacuation of citizens from the country.

There's a lot more to Ibiza than you might think! Learn more about what this beautiful Balearic island has to offer, via...
08/21/2021
What Ibiza is like when the party stops

There's a lot more to Ibiza than you might think! Learn more about what this beautiful Balearic island has to offer, via CNN Travel ⬇️

#VisitSpain

Nightclubs are shuttered, but it's business as usual for Ibiza's restaurants and beach clubs. Exploring the many places to eat, drink and soak up the sun, some new for the season, is a great way to pass the time.

🇪🇸 Joaquín Duato has been named the new CEO of Johnson & Johnson.Duato has been with the company for over 30 years, curr...
08/20/2021
J&J Names Duato Chief Executive Officer, Replacing Gorsky

🇪🇸 Joaquín Duato has been named the new CEO of Johnson & Johnson.

Duato has been with the company for over 30 years, currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, and will take over as CEO in January 2022.

Johnson & Johnson went to another insider to lead the health-care giant through the pandemic, naming Joaquin Duato to replace longtime veteran Alex Gorsky.

🍿 Directed by Jaume Balagueró and produced and set in Spain, Netflix's latest heist thriller, "The Vault," is the platfo...
08/19/2021
The Vault | Netflix

🍿 Directed by Jaume Balagueró and produced and set in Spain, Netflix's latest heist thriller, "The Vault," is the platform's #8 movie in the U.S. this week.

Check it out ⬇️

A genius engineer and his crew of amateur thieves plot a scheme to seize a legendary lost treasure hidden in a fortress beneath the Bank of Spain.

Today marks 85 years since the death of great Spanish writer Federico García Lorca. This #PrideMonth, we featured García...
08/18/2021

Today marks 85 years since the death of great Spanish writer Federico García Lorca. This #PrideMonth, we featured García Lorca on our crochet mural by London Kaye with a line from his play, ‘Mariana Pineda.’ The piece, displayed at SPAIN arts & culture, was part of Capital Pride's #ColorfulDMV initiative.

"𝙊𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙡𝙖𝙜 𝙤𝙛 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙤𝙢, 𝙄 𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙧𝙤𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙮 𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙚."

Today marks 85 years since the death of great Spanish writer Federico García Lorca. This #PrideMonth, we featured García Lorca on our crochet mural by London Kaye with a line from his play, ‘Mariana Pineda.’ The piece, displayed at SPAIN arts & culture, was part of Capital Pride's #ColorfulDMV initiative.

"𝙊𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙡𝙖𝙜 𝙤𝙛 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙤𝙢, 𝙄 𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙧𝙤𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙮 𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙚."

🏥 #DidYouKnow that in 2020, despite the pandemic, Spain maintained its position as the world leader in organ donations f...
08/16/2021

🏥 #DidYouKnow that in 2020, despite the pandemic, Spain maintained its position as the world leader in organ donations for the 29th year in a row?

🏥 #DidYouKnow that in 2020, despite the pandemic, Spain maintained its position as the world leader in organ donations for the 29th year in a row?

💉✅ The 1st Spanish #COVID19 vaccine has been approved for clinical trials. According to HIPRA, the developer of the vacc...
08/14/2021

💉✅ The 1st Spanish #COVID19 vaccine has been approved for clinical trials. According to HIPRA, the developer of the vaccine, if trials go as planned, production would start at the end of this year and it would be available at the beginning of 2022.

➡️ bit.ly/3sgXKXK

💉✅ The 1st Spanish #COVID19 vaccine has been approved for clinical trials. According to HIPRA, the developer of the vaccine, if trials go as planned, production would start at the end of this year and it would be available at the beginning of 2022.

➡️ bit.ly/3sgXKXK

In the hope of saving the tradition for future generations, the Spanish town of Algar is seeking UNESCO  World Heritage ...
08/14/2021
Spanish town takes neighbourly chats 'al fresco' to UNESCO

In the hope of saving the tradition for future generations, the Spanish town of Algar is seeking UNESCO World Heritage site status for sitting 'al fresco,' a Spanish summer custom of pulling chairs & tables outside in the evening & enjoying the company of your neighbors.

Via Reuters

The town of Algar in southern Spain is seeking UNESCO world heritage status to protect and enliven its treasured custom of outdoor neighbourly get-togethers on sweltering summer nights, which it believes Internet-based social networks threaten.

💉✅ Spain now has the highest percentage of its population vaccinated against #COVID19 (73% with at least 1 dose) of any ...
08/13/2021

💉✅ Spain now has the highest percentage of its population vaccinated against #COVID19 (73% with at least 1 dose) of any country in the world, and 29 million people fully vaccinated.

Thank you to our healthcare professionals for their tireless work!

➡️ ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations

💉✅ Spain now has the highest percentage of its population vaccinated against #COVID19 (73% with at least 1 dose) of any country in the world, and 29 million people fully vaccinated.

Thank you to our healthcare professionals for their tireless work!

➡️ ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sou...
08/12/2021

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”

Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sounds like something left you "boquiabierto," or, quite literally, with your mouth wide open!

More untranslatable Spanish words ➡️ bit.ly/untranslatablespanishwords

#LostInTranslation

“¡Me has dejado boquiabierto!”

Surprising news? An unexpected text? Or just want to express this emoji 😱 in words? It sounds like something left you "boquiabierto," or, quite literally, with your mouth wide open!

More untranslatable Spanish words ➡️ bit.ly/untranslatablespanishwords

#LostInTranslation

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2375 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC
20037

The closest Metro station to the Embassy is Foggy Bottom on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. Metrobus lines 31, 32, 36, 38B, D5, and the Circulator have stops close to the Embassy.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 1pm
Tuesday 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 9am - 1pm
Thursday 9am - 1pm
Friday 9am - 1pm

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(202) 452-0100

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Spain and the U.S. A Long and Fruitful Relationship

The official relationship between Spain and the U.S. stretches back nearly to the very beginning of the United States as a country. Today we enjoy a multifaceted relationship encompassing strong ties in defense, culture, history, education, and trade.

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