• Guayaquil CC meeting re-launch - 3/12
    Guayaquil Country Council re-launch on March 12. With RSO Guayaquil, the private-sector co-chair from Dole, and OSAC WHA Analyst.
    

Global

2015 Summit of the Americas: Panama City
Thirty-five delegations of heads of state and government from across the Western Hemisphere will participate in the 2015 Summit of the Americas (SOA)…

Public Discontent Spurs Ecuador Protests
On March 19, diverse groups of protestors converged in Quito, Guayaquil, and 11 other Ecuadorian cities to denounce a wide variety of President…

Nigeria Elections: A Security Primer
Nigerians head to the polls on March 28 to elect a new president and national legislature in what is expected to be the country’s tightest…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Budapest (Hungary), Demonstration Notice
There is one planned and one ongoing demonstration in Budapest.

Message for U.S. Citizens: Rome (Italy), National Gasoline Strike on Autostrade Network…
Italian gasoline service stations confirmed a National strike along the entire Autostrade network on March 31 and April 1.

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), Possible Hazardous…
The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby alerts U.S. citizens that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 occurred in the New Ireland region,…