• OSAC Singapore CC Meeting - October 2017 (3)
    DCM Stephanie Syptak Ramnath and Singapore RSO Kevin Mann with the OSAC Singapore Steering Committee at the October 5th Country Council meeting hosted at the Disney office in Singapore.
    

Western Hemisphere

The Rise in Homicides and Drug Trafficking in Costa Rica
Costa Rica ended 2017 with more than 600 homicides, a record-high for annual murders in the country. Homicides rates in Costa Rica have steadily…

Honduras Election Violence and Aftermath
Protests and associated violence have been occurring across Honduras in the month since the highly contested November 26 presidential election. Over…

Cuba: The Travel Warning and Impact on OSAC Constituents
On September 29, the Department of State updated the Travel Warning for Cuba due to reported health attacks against American diplomatic personnel who…

Consular Reporting

Demonstration Alert: Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Planned Demonstrations on January 14
A demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, January 14th 2018 at 2:00 near the Soto Cano Air Base, Comayagua, Honduras. The demonstrations…

Security Alert: Bogota (Colombia), End of ELN Ceasefire
A ceasefire between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) terrorist group ended on January 10, 2018. The ELN subsequently…

Health Alert: Bridgetown (Barbados), Barbados South Coast
There is an overflow of raw sewage due to mechanical failure on the island’s south coast that is affecting the water quality at certain beaches…