The AmCit Newsletter and Other New Year’s Reminders

Season’s Greetings from U.S. Embassy Luanda! The latest issue of our quarterly U.S. Citizen Newsletter,  The AmCit , is now up on our website.  This edition provides lots of helpful information on opportunities to pursue higher education in the United States, including a range of key resources for prospective international students. The beginning of the new year is ...
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DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

Location: Throughout Angola Event: Demonstrations against unemployment are expected to take place throughout Angola on Saturday, December 8, at 10:30 am.  Planned locations include: Luanda: Santa Ana Cemetery (Deolinda Rodrigues Avenue) Bengo: Campo Municipal de Dande Benguela: Liceu Cabinda: Rotunda do Pio Huambo: Jardim da Cultura Huila: Millennium Kwanza Norte: Cemiterio da Kipata Kwanza Sul: ...
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DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola Location: Santa Ana Cemetery Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, December 1, originating at the Santa Ana Cemetery (Deolinda Rodrigues Road).  We encourage you to exercise caution and to monitor local media for updates. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into ...
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DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola Location: Largo da Independência Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, November 17, at the Largo da Independência (Primeiro de Maio) beginning around 10:00 AM.  We encourage you to exercise caution and to monitor local media for updates. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Precautions in Areas of Luanda Province, Newsletter Link

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that current security regulations prohibit Embassy personnel from walking in Luanda (except between a venue and a vehicle) between the hours of 22:00 and 05:30.  In front of the cemetery on Rua Houari Boumedienne that restriction is extended to the hours of 18:00 and 7:00. In addition, walking in ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall at U.S. Embassy Luanda – Tuesday, April 17, at 4:00 pm

Come meet the new Ambassador! All U.S. citizens and parents of U.S. citizens are invited to attend a Town Hall on the grounds of the Embassy in the Miramar area of Luanda on Tuesday, April 17, at 4:00 pm.  Ambassador Nina Fite will introduce herself to the American community and answer your questions.  The Consular Section will also discuss Angola’s new ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase

Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost ...
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DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola

DEMONSTRATION ALERT: U.S. Embassy Luanda, Angola Location: Largo da Independência Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, March 17, at the Largo da Independência (Primeiro de Maio) beginning around 10:00 AM.  We encourage you to avoid the area and surrounding streets and to monitor local media for updates. Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Alert: Fire at SONILS in Boavista Area of Luanda

Alert: Fire at SONILS in Boavista Area of Luanda U.S. Embassy Luanda notifies all citizens that authorities have the fire in the area of the SONILS Logistics Center under control.  The Embassy still cautions all citizens to avoid this area.  Monitor further developing via reliable local news sources. For further information: See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Scheduled for September 6, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that an Angolan group plans to hold a protest on Wednesday, September 6, at the Largo da Independencia (Primeiro de Maio) beginning around 8:00 AM.  All are encouraged to avoid the area and surrounding streets. In addition, the post-election period has the potential for random protests, demonstrations, ...
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