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    OSAC RISC Chief, James Weston speaking at the Energy Security Conference in Houston, Texas on March 5, 2015.
    

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El Salvador’s Gang Truce Fails, Homicides Skyrocket
The Salvadorian government has distanced itself from supporting a truce between the country’s two most notorious criminal gangs. In the first four…

Fake U.S. Ambassador Profiles Target Embassy Contacts
OSAC constituents may be targeted in an ongoing fraud scheme disguised as Department of State communications. Fake social media accounts purporting…

Detention of Foreign Nationals in Libya
In mid-May, an armed group reportedly allied with the Libya Dawn, a coalition of the General National Congress (GNC), militias, tribes, and extremist…

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Travel Warning: Lebanon
The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns. U.S. citizens living and…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Caracas (Venezuela), May 30 Demonstrations in Caracas
U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that an opposition demonstration is expected to take place Saturday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m in Caracas,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: La Paz (Bolivia), "Gran Poder" Parade in La Paz on…
U.S. Embassy La Paz advises U.S. citizens living and traveling in Bolivia that the “Gran Poder” parade and celebrations will take place in La Paz on…