• OSAC-AGM3 (12.07.15)
    RSO Mumbai, John Sone, gives a welcoming address at the OSAC All India General Meeting in Mumbai, December 7th, 2015.
    

Global

Major Events Spotlight: Rio 2016 Summer Olympics (May 2016)
With less than 80 days until the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, political turmoil, rising crime rates, lack of visibility…

Proper Nouns: Burma or Myanmar? Rohingya or Bengali?
Newly-elected State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has told foreign diplomats they may refer to her country as “Myanmar” or “Burma,” although the…

Venezuela Contingency Planning: OSAC Benchmarking Results
Venezuela is in the midst of a spiraling economic crisis and an inexorable political stalemate between President Maduro and the opposition…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port Au Prince (Haiti), Burning Tires near Aristide…
The Embassy has received reports of burning tires near Aristide University. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Madrid (Spain), Planned Demonstrations May 27-June 3
There are several planned demonstrations in Madrid the week of May 27-June 3.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Demonstrations in Wadi Musa and Petra
The U.S. Embassy has received reports from Jordanian authorities of demonstrations and resulting police activity in Wadi Musa and Petra. The…