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Change to Burundian Visa Application Process (April 1, 2015)

April 1, 2015 United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi Message for U.S. Citizens  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens residing in Burundi that visitors to Burundi are no longer able to obtain a Burundian visa upon arrival at port of entry.  Visas must be obtained prior to travel from a Burundian diplomatic mission overseas.  Travelers arriving ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Bujumbura on March 27, 2015 (March 26, 2015)

March 26, 2015 | United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens residing in Burundi that civil society organizations and labor unions in Bujumbura are calling for demonstrations to take place on March 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the national stadium to protest fuel prices and shortages, proposed telecom taxes, and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Demonstrations in Bujumbura (March 19, 2015)

March 19, 2015 The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in Burundi that “peace” demonstrations have been planned in Bujumbura by the Burundian government on the last Saturday of each month throughout the election season, which is expected to end by August 24, 2015. These demonstrations are planned to begin at 10:00 a.m. in the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: General Strike in Bujumbura (March 4, 2015)

March 4, 2015 The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in Burundi that there will be a general work strike to protest high fuel prices and a proposed telecoms tax, in Bujumbura on Thursday March 5, 2015.  Public transportation and other services may be unavailable. The general strike has been announced as a “stay at ...
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