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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Bujumbura

Location: Worldwide  Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .  The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of  monkeypox  is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination).   Actions to Take:​  Travelers should AVOID :  Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions.  ...
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WORLDWIDE CAUTION

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Annual Trafficking in Persons Report 2022

On July 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of State released the 2022 Annual Trafficking in Persons Report.   The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s ...
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Burundi Human Rights Report 2021

The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states ...
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BUJUMBURA – The U.S Embassy Burundi celebrated the 246th U.S Independence Day on June 29, 2022. This year was special as it marked 60 years since the establishment of the U.S Embassy in Burundi. In 1962, the United States established diplomatic relations with Burundi when it gained its independence. Since that time, the United States ...
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