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COVID-19 Information

Please see the U.S. Embassy Dakar’s COVID-19 page for information on potential repatriation for U.S. citizens. Country-Specific Information: As of March 26, Guinea-Bissau has reported 2 cases of COVID-19. On March 17, authorities in Guinea-Bissau announced the closure of land borders and a ban on all flights landing at Osvaldo Viera International Airport beginning on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The ...
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Security Alert- U.S. Embassy Dakar

Location:   Guinea-Bissau Event: The U.S. Embassy is monitoring reports of increased public military presence in Bissau following recent political events.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for updates and be aware that unpredictable demonstrations and civil unrest involving violence are possible.  The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens as ...
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Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau

  Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau   The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates Umaro Sissoco Embalo on his election as President of Guinea-Bissau.  As a friend and partner of Guinea-Bissau, the United States of America looks forward to working with President Embalo to help the country advance peace and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections. U.S. Embassy Dakar

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ...
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Congratulatory Message on the Second Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau

PRESS RELEASE Congratulatory Message on the Second Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people, political parties, and government of Guinea-Bissau for the successful second round of presidential elections that took place on Sunday, December 29.  We commend the Bissau-Guinean civil society, National Election Commission, and ...
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