Western Hemisphere

Zika Update
OSAC updates constituents on Zika, looking at: Who is at Risk? How is the disease transmitted? What are the symptoms? How can you test for Zika? What…

OSAC Rio 2016 Olympics Assessment
The 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro from August 5-21 and September 7-18, respectively. The following…

Panama: H1N1 Deaths and Vaccine
Panama’s first case of type A H1N1 flu (swine flu) was detected in 2009, and the virus has been present ever since. Since May, at least 22 people…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Demonstration by the MINUSTAH…
All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Demonstration by the MINUSTAH…
All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even…