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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Cyclone Gelena

U.S. Embassy Port Louis, Mauritius Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens Tropical Cyclone Gelena   Date:   February 08, 2019 The Mauritius Meteorological Service has issued a cyclone warning Class 1 in Mauritius.  At 0400 hours this morning, tropical cyclone GELENA was centered at about 715 km to the north northwest of Mauritius, that is in latitude 14.5 degrees south ...
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Notice: Operations during Lapse of Appropriations

U.S. Embassy Port Louis December 27, 2018   The Federal Government of the United States of America is currently in a Lapse of Appropriations period starting Saturday, December 22, 2018. Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens, will continue at the U.S. Embassy Port Louis during the U.S. government shutdown at this time. We will ...
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Closure of Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will be closed on Monday, December 24 by order of U.S. President Trump. There will be no visa services or routine American Citizens Services available on that day. U.S. citizens with emergences should call 230-5-253-3641 for assistance. We would also like to remind ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Date:  December 21, 2018 The Mauritius Meteorological Service has issued a warning identifying Cyclone Cilida as a Class 1 storm. The active cloud mass associated with Cilida continues to influence weather over Mauritius. Given the proximity of Cilida and the presence of cyclonic winds near the center, a cyclone warning Class 1 is maintained in Mauritius. You ...
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American Film Showcase Interactive Media Exchange at South by Southwest (SXSW) – Opportunity for Mauritian and/or Seychellois Filmmakers

The American Film Showcase (AFS) has partnered with South by Southwest (SXSW) to bring five (5) international filmmakers to the annual SXSW Conference and Festival in Austin in March 2019. Their time at the festival will be devoted primarily to the Convergence Track, which focuses on use of interactive media through Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented ...
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