News & Events

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)    

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a ...
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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – January 14, 2021

Location: Multiple locations in Bamako Event:  The Collective for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) is calling for three sit-ins on Thursday, January 14, at 2:00 PM. The purpose of these demonstrations is to demand the release of activist Mohamed Youssouf Bathily, also known as Ras Bath.  The sit-ins will occur simultaneously at the following ...
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Statement by Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins

Storming of the United States Capitol January 8, 2021 The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris. They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer of power will occur on January 20, 2021. ...
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Security Alert – Threat Information: Possible Attack in Bamako – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy in Mali reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist and armed groups continue plotting attacks in Mali and may be planning attacks over the 2021 New Year’s holiday. Attacks can occur with little or no warning, targeting night clubs, hotels, restaurants, places of worship, Western diplomatic missions, and other locations ...
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