Demonstration Alert : January 19, 2018

Location: Kinshasa Event: Catholic leaders, opposition parties, and some Protestant leaders are calling for peaceful protests on Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Kinshasa.  These calls have been endorsed by some opposition and civil society groups, with parishioners are being asked to march after Sunday morning mass from numerous churches in Kinshasa.  As with any planned ... Read More»

Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ... Read More»

Travel Warning D.R. Congo

1. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid unnecessary travel to the DRC. There is ongoing instability and sporadic violence in many parts of the DRC. Very poor transportation infrastructure throughout the country and poor security conditions in eastern DRC make it difficult for the U.S. Embassy to provide consular services anywhere outside ... Read More»
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