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Department of State Press Releases

123 Press Releases
  • Published on December 6, 2017 - 22:02 GMT

    Honduras Travel Alert

    The validity of A-3, G-5, and NATO 7 visas may not exceed the validity of the visa issued to the person who is employing the applicant. The "employer" would have one of the following visa classifications: A-1 A-2 G-1 through G-4 NATO 1 through …

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  • Published on November 7, 2017 - 16:54 GMT

    Togo Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to reoccurring political protests throughout Togo, some of which have been violent, especially in the northern city of Sokodé.  This Travel Alert expires on January 29, 2018. Many protesters and security force …

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  • Published on October 24, 2017 - 18:11 GMT

    South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season 2017-2018 - Travel Alert

    he Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the South Pacific region about the ongoing threat of tropical cyclones affecting the area.  While tropical cyclones in the South Pacific may occur throughout the year, the current …

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  • Published on October 24, 2017 - 00:00 GMT

    South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the South Pacific region about the ongoing threat of tropical cyclones affecting the area.  While tropical cyclones in the South Pacific may occur throughout the year, the current …

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  • Published on August 2, 2017 - 19:10 GMT

    North Korea Travel Alert

    Effective September 1, 2017, U.S. passports are not valid for travel to, in, or through North Korea unless they are specially validated by the Department of State. Find more information here. The Department of State strongly urges U.S. citizens to avoid …

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  • Published on June 5, 2017 - 15:01 GMT

    Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2017 Travel Alert

    The Atlantic Basin, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic began June 1. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects a 45 percent chance of an above-normal …

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  • Published on March 24, 2017 - 22:26 GMT

    French Guiana Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to widespread protests throughout French Guiana and along the roads leading to the neighboring countries of Suriname and Brazil. The U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname, is able to provide only very limited …

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  • Published on March 24, 2017 - 16:06 GMT

    Peru Travel Alert

    The City of Cusco, the archaeological site of Machu Picchu and the tourist areas surrounding Lake Titicaca have not experienced flooding at this time. An interactive map from the Government of Peru showing the affected districts is available at https:// …

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  • Published on November 21, 2016 - 15:25 GMT

    Europe Travel Alert

    Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da'esh), al-Qa'ida, and their affiliates continue to plan terrorist attacks in Europe, with a focus on the upcoming holiday season and associated events.  U.S. …

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  • Published on October 6, 2016 - 21:01 GMT

    South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season - Travel Alert

    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season, which begins November 1, 2016, and ends April 30, 2017. This Travel Alert expires on April 30, 2017. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) …

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  • Published on October 4, 2016 - 23:42 GMT

    Cuba Travel Alert

    A hurricane warning has been issued for the eastern provinces of Cuba, from Camaguey to Guantanamo.  A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the warning area, generally within 36 hours. Hurricane Matthew is expected to make …

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  • Published on June 30, 2016 - 13:41 GMT

    Nicaragua Travel Alert

    Nicaragua is conducting Presidential and National Assembly elections on November 6, 2016. During the period leading up to and immediately following elections, U.S. citizens in Nicaragua should be aware of heightened sensitivity by Nicaraguan officials to …

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  • Published on June 22, 2016 - 17:30 GMT

    Djibouti Travel Alert

    The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Djibouti that a presidential election has been scheduled for April 8, 2016.  There is a possibility that spontaneous protests will occur during the election cycle and some could …

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  • Published on June 22, 2016 - 17:29 GMT

    Laos Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to shooting attacks targeting vehicles traveling the “new road” northwest of Kasi in Luang Prabang Province at about 9:00p.m. on March 23, 2016.  A charter bus and a pickup truck were both hit by automatic …

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  • Published on June 22, 2016 - 17:29 GMT

    Europe Travel Alert

    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 …

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  • Published on June 22, 2016 - 17:29 GMT

    Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2016 Travel Alert

    The Atlantic Basin, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea:  Hurricane Season in the Atlantic began June 1 and runs through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects the 2016 …

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  • Published on December 16, 2015 - 00:29 GMT

    Seychelles Travel Alert

    The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Seychelles of the upcoming Presidential election scheduled to take place December 16 -18.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid political rallies and demonstrations during the …

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  • Published on November 10, 2015 - 21:29 GMT

    Bangladesh Travel Alert

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to concerns about the ongoing potential for extremist violence in Bangladesh. U.S. citizens who travel to Bangladesh are urged to exercise appropriate caution and maintain a high level of vigilance in light of …

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  • Published on October 23, 2015 - 17:22 GMT

    Hurricane Patricia

    Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F. Telephone: 011-52-55-5080-2000 Emergency Telephone: 011-52-55-5080-2000, ext. 0 (From the U.S.) / 01-55-5080-2000, ext. 0 (from Mexico) Fax: 011-52-55-5080-2201 Consulates U.S. Consulate …

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  • Published on October 14, 2015 - 18:10 GMT

    South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season - 2015 - 2016

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recommends that people living or traveling in regions prone to tropical storms and tropical cyclones be prepared.  For further information about tropical cyclone preparedness, please visit NOAA's …

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