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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Bujumbura on Friday, April 17, 2015 (April 17, 2015)

Opposition parties and dissenting members of the ruling CNDD-FDD party have announced that they intend to stage a protest in Bujumbura against the proposed 3rd term candidacy of President Nkurunziza on April 17, 2015. The protest is scheduled to take place at Place De L’Independence, Centre Ville and may continue on to other areas of ...
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Protests in Bujumbura on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 (April 14, 2015)

April 14, 2015 United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi Security Message for U.S. Citizens Opposition parties and dissenting members of the ruling CNDD-FDD party have announced that they intend to stage a protest in Bujumbura against the proposed 3rd term candidacy of President Nkurunziza on April 15, 2015.  U.S. citizens should avoid these protests. Although recent ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Bujumbura on April 11 and April 12, 2015 (April 10, 2015)

Friday, April 10, 2015 United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi Political Rallies The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens residing in Bujumbura that political rallies are scheduled in Bujumbura during the weekend of Saturday, April 11 and Sunday April 12, 2015.  The rallies reportedly include a march from the CNDD-FDD political party’s headquarters near the “UN Circle” ...
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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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