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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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Assistant Secretary Michael Kozak – November 24, 2019

Assistant Secretary Michael Kozak – November 24, 2019 The legislation adopted today is an important step in restoring the Bolivian people‘s faith in their democratic institutions, but only a first step. We urge all parties to continue working together in the days ahead to achieve consensus. #Bolivia The legislation adopted today is an important step in ...
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Health Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz, November 22, 2019

Location: La Paz Event: The La Paz Health Department has reported a small meningococcal meningitis outbreak (7 cases) in La Paz.  The notice does not mention which neighborhoods are affected.  Common symptoms of meningococcal meningitis include sudden fever, headache, and stiff neck. Other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, and confusion. Meningococcal bacteria can also infect the ...
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Secretary Pompeo – November 21, 2019

Secretary Pompeo – November 21, 2019 All countries deserve free, fair, transparent, & credible elections. The @OAS_official report on #Bolivia makes it clear that Bolivians were not given this chance. Stop the violence, hold elections, & work with @JeanineAnez & the transitional government to #BringDemocracyBack . All countries deserve free, fair, transparent, & credible elections. The @OAS_official report on #Bolivia makes ...
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