Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder of Continued Threat of Attacks in Mali

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali Security Message for U.S. Citizens Reminder of Continued Threat of Attacks in Mali December 29, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Bamako reminds U.S. citizens of the continued threat of attacks against hotels, restaurants, and bars frequented by Westerners, particularly in the cities of Bamako and Gao. In light of the continued ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Threat of Attacks in Bamako and Gao, Mali

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali Security Message for U.S. Citizens Continued Threat of Attacks in Bamako and Gao, Mali October 3, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a continued threat of attacks against hotels, restaurants, and bars frequented by Westerners, particularly in the cities of Bamako and Gao, Mali.  Avoid vulnerable locations with poor ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Demonstrations in Bamako on August 16 and 18

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali Planned Demonstrations in Bamako on August 16 and 18  August 15, 2017 The U.S. Embassy has learned that demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Bamako this week.  Malian authorities and newspapers report the likelihood of a heavy police and security presence with traffic diversions in and around the demonstrations at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Special State Elections in April

California Special Primary Election: The State of California will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, for the 34th Congressional District.  This district consists of part of Los Angeles County.  If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, a special general election will be held on June 6. Kansas Special ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Demonstration in Bamako

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens of a planned demonstration scheduled to take place in Bamako on September 21.  The rally will begin at 8:00 a.m. near the Place de l’Independence, proceed east down Avenue de l’Yser, and end near the French embassy.   The demonstration, organized by the Coalition Patriotique pour le ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Threat of Kidnapping of Westerners in Timbuktu

Messages for U.S. Citizens Bamako, Mali – Embassy of the United States The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that it has received information regarding a heightened risk of kidnapping of Westerners in Timbuktu and surrounding regions. Please avoid the region, and exercise extreme vigilance if you are currently in the area.  Due to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Possible Demonstrations in Bamako on July 30

Messages for U.S. Citizens  Bamako, Mali – Embassy of the United States The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that a demonstration will possibly take place in Bamako on Saturday, July 30 starting at 4:00 p.m.  The demonstration may begin at the Monument de l’Independence near the French Cultural Center, and end at the ...
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Mali Travel Warning

SUBJECT:  MALI TRAVEL WARNING 1. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence in Mali.  The security environment in Mali remains fluid, and the potential for attacks throughout the country, including in Bamako, remains high.  Additionally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revised its advisory NOTAM for Mali ...
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May 20, 2016- demonstration in Bamako on Saturday, May 21, 2016 starting at 7:30 a.m

Security Message: May 20, 2016 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that several organizations have scheduled a demonstration in Bamako on Saturday, May 21, 2016 starting at 7:30 a.m.  The route for the planned march is from Place de la Liberté to Place de L’Indépendence and there could potentially be a large number of participants. ...
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Mali Travel Warning: April 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence in Mali.  The security environment in Mali remains fluid, and the potential for attacks throughout the country, including in Bamako, remains high.  Additionally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has renewed its existing restriction instructing U.S. civil aviation to avoid flying below ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Potential Terrorist Attacks Targeting the International Community

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako has received information concerning threats of potential terrorist attacks targeting locations associated with the international community throughout Mali. ‎ Although the U.S. Embassy has not made any changes to its operating procedures at this time, the Embassy will continue to review its security procedures and its recommended advice to citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: March 22, 2016

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the shelter in place recommendation is lifted. Be advised that Malian security forces may continue to block certain streets/roundabouts and set up random checkpoints throughout Bamako as investigations continue. The Embassy urges U.S. citizens to continue to exercise caution, remain vigilant, maintain situational awareness, and vary routes and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: March 21, 2016

Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the security incident at Hotel Nord Sud in ACI 2000, the U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens in Bamako to continue to shelter in place until further notice. Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy will operate with reduced staffing tomorrow (March 22) and all routine visa and ...
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March 4, 2016: Security Message for U.S. Citizens Reminder of Security Threats

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this security message to remind U.S. citizens of the continued risk of terrorist attacks throughout Mali, including Bamako, the capital. The Department of State announced on February 26 that it had terminated Authorized Departure status for Embassy Bamako, thereby allowing the return of non-emergency ...
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U.S. Department of State Travel Warning for Mali, February 26, 2016

Last Updated: February 26, 2016 The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Mali.  This Travel Warning informs U.S. citizens that the Department of State has terminated Authorized Departure status for Embassy Bamako, thereby allowing the return of non-emergency personnel and dependents who had previously departed Mali.  The ...
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Security Message – Threats of Potential Terrorist Attacks

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako has received information concerning threats of potential terrorist attacks against westerners during the upcoming holiday period. ‎ The threats specifically mention the cities of Bamako, Gao, and Timbuktu. The U.S. Embassy continues to review its security procedures and will inform U.S. Citizens of any changes. Terrorist groups operating in Mali ...
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Security Reminder Following Attack on Radisson Blue, Bamako

The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this security message to inform U.S. citizens of a heightened security risk to westerners in southern Mali, including Bamako City, in the wake of the attack on the Radisson Blu hotel on November 20, which killed 19 private citizens and injured several Malians and expatriates. There still exists ...
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Security Message from the U.S. Embassy in Bamako

The recommendation to shelter in place following attacks at the Radisson Hotel has been lifted.  The U.S. Embassy continues to urge all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant of their surroundings and to minimize movement around Bamako.  Continue monitoring local media for updates and adhere to the instructions of local authorities.
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Lifting of Temporary Security Restrictions and Reminder to Exercise Continued Precautions

The U.S. Embassy is issuing this Security Message to alert U.S. citizens in Mali that the Embassy is lifting the increased security measures put into place on March 7, with some caveats. Recent events, such as the La Terrasse attack, underline the necessity of understanding the security environment in Mali, and diligently practicing personal security ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Updated U.S. Travel Restrictions

The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this message to update U.S. citizens on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) U.S. travel restrictions.  This replaces our October 28 message on this subject and confirms that the travel restrictions previously announced for travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea—post-arrival monitoring and authorized arrival in the United States at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) U.S. Travel Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this message to update U.S. citizens on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) U.S. travel restrictions.  We are aware of three restrictions currently in place:  quarantines in three states for any traveler who has had direct contract with EVD; post-arrival monitoring of travelers whose travel originates ...
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Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Embassies and consulates are not polling places.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials.  U.S. embassies and consulates ...
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Message for U.S. citizens: July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2014 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2014 . Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must ...
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Continuing Risk of Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this security message to warn U.S. citizens of a potential demonstration in Bamako on the morning of Saturday, May 31. A political coalition group called “IBK 2014 Le Mali d’Abord” is seeking authorization to conduct a march with other pro-government groups. Participants will likely march from the Independence ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Malian Period of Mourning

The U.S. Department of State is issuing this message to inform U.S. citizens that the Government of Mali has declared a three-day mourning period (midnight Thursday through midnight Sunday) in memory of victims of the recent events in Kidal.  The U.S. Embassy has advised its staff to limit overt public displays of unrelated social activities ...
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Possible Demonstrations

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali Security Messages for U.S. Citizens Possible Demonstrations May 19, 2014 The U.S. Embassy is issuing this security message to warn US citizens of the continuing risk of demonstrations in Bamako and throughout Mali in the coming days.  While the US Embassy has no specific information regarding any specific protests planned, the ...
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Violent Protest in Bamako

The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this emergency message to confirm that a violent protest has begun at the Independence Circle in Bamako as of 2100 local time. All Americans are warned to avoid this area until this protest is concluded. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Mali despite ...
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VOTING IN 2014

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many recent U.S. elections have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by military and overseas voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. ...
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Report of Possible Security Threat in Bamako; Remain Vigilant

The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this emergency message to alert U.S. citizens that unconfirmed information of a security threat in Bamako has been received and is believed to cover the current period through February 10. Although this information is unconfirmed at this time, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to limit all non-essential ...
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