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Visa Processing Notice

The Consular Section will not be processing any visas from June 21-July 15, 2019.   We have reached the peak season and we are fully booked until July 15.   We apologize for the inconvenience.   Advance travel planning and early visa application are important; please check our online  appointment system  for additional appointment times in mid-July. You may also consider ...
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Call for Applications – 2019 International Writing Program Fall Residency

The Embassy of the United States of America to Mauritius and Seychelles is accepting applications for the 2019 Fall Residency with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. The deadline to submit application is April 3, 2019 Program Overview: The International Writing Program (IWP) is an internationally known annual forum at the University ...
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Fine Arts Students Sketch in the Gardens of Macarty House

On March 18, 2019 Ambassador Reimer opened his residence to the fine arts students of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) for a viewing of his “Art in Embassies” collection, “one of the biggest american modern art collection in Africa.” Inspired by the collection, the students sketched in the gardens of Macarty House led by their ...
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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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