News and Events

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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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Location:  El Alto Event: Given current civil unrest, U.S. citizens in El Alto should avoid area around the Senkata gas plant.  Also, demonstrations have been announced for November 21st close to El Alto International Airport.  Protestors may cut off road access to the airport for an unknown period of time. Actions to Take: Contact airlines to confirm ...
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