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Alert for U.S. Citizens: State of Emergency Declared in Victoria, Seychelles

Location: Seychelles Dear U.S. Citizens, The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis, Mauritius, has received notification this morning that the Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles has declared a State of Emergency following an explosion at the CCCL explosives store in the Providence industrial area and the surrounding areas, as well as major destruction ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Presents a “Ship-in-a-box” to the Mauritius Revenue Authority

On November 15, 2023, U.S. Ambassador Henry Jardine and Deputy Assistant Secretary Tobin Bradley from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs officially presented a “ship-in-a-box” to the Mauritian Revenue Authority in the presence of Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth.  Read More»

Security Alert: Worldwide Caution

Location: Worldwide Caution Event:  Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) ... Read More»