News & Events

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port Louis, Mauritius

 Location: Mauritius, Seychelles, + Reunion  Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions  There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.  Actions to Take:         Keep a low profile.   ...
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Tropical Storm Calvinia

Tropical Storm Calvinia has changed to a Class 3 and U.S. Embassy Port Louis is closing. Please continue to monitor the weather news and act accordingly. Once the Class 3 warning has been lifted, the Embassy will reopen as scheduled.
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Congratulations on Mauritius’ Elections

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 13, 2019   The United States congratulates the Government of Mauritius and its citizens on its recent peaceful national legislative elections.  This successful election provides further proof of Mauritius’ position as one of the region’s strongest democracies. We congratulate Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on his election.  The United States looks forward to ...
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U.S. Embassy Port Louis, Mauritius Upcoming Closure Alert

November 7, 2019 Event:  Mauritius will hold parliamentary elections on November 7, 2019.  Traffic may be extremely congested, and emergency services, such as ambulances and police, may take longer to respond.  The availability of taxis or other transportation services may be limited.  Restaurants and grocery stores may be closed. The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis will be closed on November 7, ...
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