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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Security Alert: The Consulate General is aware of a series of connected attacks against police officers in Ciudad Juarez & Chihuahua City. US gov’t personnel advised to avoid police stations & other law enforcement facilities until further notice.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Security Alert: There is an increase in ISIS propaganda videos directed to Nigeria and ongoing civil unrest in state and the NE. While no specific threat to US Embassy, US citizens should remember to follow security precautions regularly.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations scheduled countrywide on Jan 23, and may continue through the week. The US Embassy will maintain normal business hours. US govt personnel restricted to the following neighborhoods in : Valle Arriba, Sante Fe, Las Mercedes.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Travel Advisory Update: Level 3 - reconsider travel due to crime and civil unrest.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Security Alert: has lifted temporary travel restrictions on U.S. gov't employees & their family members conducting personal travel to northern Israel. They may resume personal travel north of Route 89 and west of Route 90, as well as north of Route 99.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Alert: Terrorist and criminal groups continue plotting attacks in Burkina Faso targeting security and military forces, hunting and security outposts, mining sites, and schools. These groups also continue to attack and abduct Westerners.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Security Alert: In light of the January 15 terrorist attack on the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, the U.S. Embassy reminds the public of the continued need for vigilance in public spaces such as shopping malls, hotels, and places of worship.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Security Alert: Many grocery stores, schools, fuel stations, and businesses reopened on Jan. 17. Hospitals remain open with limited staffing. The government turned off internet service again on Jan. 18 with no date given for its restoration.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Demonstration Alert: Large demonstrations with 150,000 or more participants expected on Sunday, January 20, beginning at 2pm. Expected gathering points are Syntagma Square and Athens University. Road closures will be extensive and could begin at 11am or earlier.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 18
Demonstration Alert: Political demonstration/march expected at Lánchíd utca (in front of the Várkert Bazár in District 1) on Saturday, January 19, from 15:00 to 22:00. Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 17
Security Alert: There was an explosion on the morning of Jan. 17 at Escuela General Santander (police academy), located at Carrera 45a Sur -42. Media report fatalities and injuries. Avoid the area and notify loved ones of your status.
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US Embassy Bogota Jan 17
ciudadanos estadounidenses: un incidente de seguridad se presentó en , en la Escuela General Santander de la Policía Nacional (Calle 45a Sur # 47a-42). Por favor seguir medios de comunicación y autoridades locales para más información.
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US Embassy Bogota Jan 17
: US citizens be aware of a security incident at the General Santander National Police Academy (Calle 45a Sur -42) . Monitor local media and police sources for more information.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 17
Alert: Lebanon will host the 2019 Arab League Economic and Social Development Summit January 19-20. Additional security measures will impact routine traffic and access to the surrounding waterfront area. Be prepared for a robust police presence and large crowds.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 17
: Istanbul’s new international airport (ISL) officially opened on Oct. 29, 2018. Flights are gradually being transferred from Ataturk Airport (IST) to ISL, with flights operating into and out of both airports. Monitor your flight details carefully.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 17
Demonstration Alert: Protesters have implemented a roadblock on the road to Toro Toro National Park. This blockade has stopped vehicles transporting tourists from entering the park. Size, scope, and duration of roadblock unknown. No reported acts of violence.
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Travel - State Dept Jan 17
Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations (some possibly violent) likely in the coming days following Constitutional Council ruling. Protests likely to continue throughout electoral campaign (Feb. 3-23) and possibly on Election Day (Feb. 24).
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Travel - State Dept Jan 16
Travel Advisory Update - Level 3 - Reconsider Travel: This advisory has been reissued after periodic review with updates to information on consular access and neighborhoods within Caracas. Read the full advisory at:
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Travel - State Dept Jan 16
Travel Advisory Update - Level 3 - Reconsider Travel: This advisory has been reissued after periodic review with changes to Level 4 (Do Not Travel) areas and U.S. government restrictions on personnel. Read the full advisory at:
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Travel - State Dept Jan 16
Security Alert: Continued street blockades and military checkpoints, government disruption of internet, reports of abuse and violence by security agents and political party supporters. Review full security alert here:
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