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Travel Advisory: Guinea-Bissau – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Guinea-Bissau due to COVID-19 on August 6, 2020.  See the  updated Travel Advisory  and the U .S. Mission to Guinea-Bissau COVID-19 page  for additional details. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to crime and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Guinea-Bissau due ...
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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. Last updated: [09/10/20] Country-Specific Information: The State of Emergency has been extended to December 8. This order includes: Mandatory wearing of face coverings in public Public transportation restrictions, such as operation at 50% capacity and a taxi passenger limit of three passengers Closure of schools Suspension ...
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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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