• Timor-Leste CC Launch Reception - 2017 (1)
    Private Sector Co-Chair Shane Toppin from ConocoPhillips, Ambassador Karen Stanton, and RSO Lance O’Donnell at the Timor-Leste Country Council Launch - January 31, 2017.
    

Global

The Return of Somali Piracy?
After five years without a reported major incident of piracy off the coast of Somalia, a UAE-owned, Comoros-flagged oil tanker heading from Djibouti…

March 22 Attack in London: Details & Implications
Shortly before 3 PM on March 22, a lone male drove a rented SUV into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London; he then crashed the vehicle into a…

Threat Assessment: Arab League Summit
The Arab League Summit will be held in Amman, Jordan from March 23-29. This report provides background information; an overview of specific…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Demonstrations planned for…
The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro alerts U.S. citizens in Rio de Janeiro to a series of planned protests for tomorrow, Friday, March 31,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nassau (Bahamas) Demonstration Scheduled for Sunday…
A demonstration is scheduled to take place on Sunday April 2, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm from the parking lot at Scotia Bank Cable Beach Branch…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recife (Brazil), Increased Violence in Public…
The U.S. Consulate General in Recife alerts U.S. citizens of an increase in criminal activity in public transportation in all northeastern states. …