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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Location:  Santa Cruz, Bolivia Events: Santa Cruz declared a ‘departmental emergency’ on January 8th due to dengue fever.  While Cochabamba has not yet followed suit, emergency rooms in the tropical region of the department have reported a dramatic increase in the number of cases. DENGUE FEVER Dengue fever is a tropical viral disease that is spread by the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, January 7, 2020 Location: Bolivia 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 ...
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Security Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz

Security Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz, November 27, 2019 Location: Nationwide Event: A Security Notice of November 12, 2019 instituted a temporary policy that travel (official and personal) by U.S. diplomats and their family members in Bolivia required Chief of Mission approval. Effective November 27, 2019, this additional approval process has been lifted. All employees are ...
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Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on Bolivia

Transitional President Áñez & every legislator from every party in the Plurinational Legislative Assembly unanimously approved a law paving a path for new elections. This represents a major first step in restoring the Bolivian people’s faith in their democratic institutions. Transitional President Áñez & every legislator from every party in the Plurinational Legislative Assembly unanimously ...
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