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Alert: Possible Security Threat in Yangon

THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN BURMA. PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD. November 26, 2021 The Embassy is aware of non-specific threats broadcast on social ...
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One-Year Anniversary of November 8 General Elections in Burma

One-Year Anniversary of November 8 General Elections in Burma   PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 7, 2021 One year ago, Burma held multiparty elections to select a new government. Independent observers reported that the elections, despite some concerns, were credible and reaffirmed the commitment of the Burmese people to democracy. The military’s coup on February 1 sought ...
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Health Alert: Global COVID-19 Travel Policy

November 2, 2021 On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to ...
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The United States Condemns Reported Attacks in Chin State

The United States Condemns Reported Attacks in Chin State PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 31, 2021 The United States is gravely concerned by reports of gross violations of human rights that Burmese security forces have perpetuated in Chin State, including reports that forces have set fire to and destroyed more than 100 residences ...
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Alert: COVID-19 Vaccination Travel Update

The Embassy advises Americans that the CDC has updated their COVID-19 requirements for entry into the United States for American citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs).  Effective November 8, unvaccinated American and LPR travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 test within one calendar day of traveling or documentation of recovery in the past 90 days.  ...
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