News & Events

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Avoiding Demonstrations and General Safety Reminders (November 20, 2014)

November 20, 2014 | U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi In view of the ongoing al-Shabaab terrorism threat to attack East African countries and sporadic cases of political violence in Burundi, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. Citizens to maintain a heightened state of alert for suspicious activity and to avoid large crowds such as sporting events and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Increase in Crime in Certain Areas of Bujumbura (November 4, 2014)

November 4, 2014 Over the last few weeks there has been an increase in crime in certain neighborhoods of Bujumbura, particularly after dark.  The U.S. Embassy reiterates its advice to all U.S. citizens to exercise caution and maintain security awareness at all times by applying the following measures: In your home: Do not leave valuables ...
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Absentee Voting Week is September 29-October 6 (September 26, 2014)

September 26, 2014 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2014 elections is October 6. For some voters this might mean their paper voter registration and absentee ballot request must ...
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Plaque Unveiled

21 May 2013 — Ambassador Dawn Liberi and Burundi’s Foreign Affairs Minister Laurant Kavkure share the honors unveiling the plaque to officially dedicate the new $133 million U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura.
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