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Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department


May 13, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) and recommends that those who remain in CAR depart immediately by taking advantage of existing commercial flights. The Government of Chad closed its border with CAR May 12, 2014.  Only citizens of Chad returning home will be able to […]


May 5, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against travel to Syria and strongly recommends that U.S. citizens remaining in Syria depart immediately. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning dated October 7, 2013, to remind U.S. citizens that the security situation remains volatile and unpredictable as a civil war between government and armed […]


April 26, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens that crime and violence levels in El Salvador remain critically high. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning dated August 9, 2013, and includes updated information on crime and security in El Salvador. Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens safely visit El Salvador each year for […]


April 24, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) (DRC). The Department recommends U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to the provinces of North Kivu and South Kivu and the Ituri region in the province of Orientale.  With ongoing instability and violence in […]


April 14, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens about the security situation in Colombia. Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens safely visit Colombia each year for tourism, business, university studies, and volunteer work. Security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, including in tourist and business travel destinations such […]


April 10, 2014

Travel Warning from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Sudan, urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the Darfur region of Sudan, the Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states, and advises you to consider carefully the risks of travel in other areas of Sudan. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel […]