• 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

Recent Attacks on Humanitarian and Oil Interests in South Sudan
As internal conflict in South Sudan continues unabated, armed groups have conducted targeted attacks against humanitarian workers and other…

Venezuela: Another Round of Violent Protests Possible
Venezuela’s opposition forces are calling for large-scale demonstrations on April 19, in a continuation of protest activity calling for democratic…

Abu Sayyaf Eyed in Central Visayas Clash
On April 11, security forces clashed with heavily armed militants on the Philippine island of Bohol, resulting in at least nine deaths. The incident…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Belgrade (Serbia), Planned Demonstrations on April 25
The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade informs U.S. citizens that the citizen’s initiative “Don’t Drown Belgrade” announced it will hold a demonstration on…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Athens (Greece), Demonstrations April 25
The U.S. Embassy Athens informs U.S citizens of the following demonstrations

Message for U.S. Citizens: Santiago (Chile), Embassy Closed April 25
The U.S. Embassy in Santiago will be closed tomorrow, April 25, 2017. All visa and American Citizen Services appointments are cancelled and will be…