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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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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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