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Ebola Concerns Overshadow Chikungunya Epidemic in Americas
The responses of many governments in the Americas to the West Africa Ebola outbreak have trumped local efforts to weaken an epidemic that is far more…

Low-Intensity Explosives in Bogota Underscore Rebel Propaganda Campaign
In June and July, reports of low-intensity explosions generated by IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Bogota garnered significant media attention…

FARC Peace Negotiations Hinge on Colombian Presidential Elections May 25
On Sunday, May 25, Colombian voters will take to the polls to elect their next president. According to recent polling, the presidential race is…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bogota (Colombia), Chikungunya virus in Colombia
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Colombia of a public health concern regarding the chikungunya virus. Chikungunya…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bogota (Colombia), ELN Anniversary & World Cup Match
The National Liberation Army or Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) will be marking its 50 year anniversary on July 4, 2014. ELN has traditionally…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bogota (Colombia), Improvised Explosive Devices
The U.S. Embassy in Bogota advises U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Bogota, Colombia of multiple recent incidents of small, low yield…