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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Message for U.S. Citizens: Overseas Voting in the Mid-Term Elections

U.S. mid-term elections and you An important date for Americans is fast approaching — the 2018 mid-term elections. The Department of Defense runs the Federal Voting Assistance Program, which assists Americans living overseas register to vote in their home states, and how to receive ballots overseas. More information is available at  FVAP.gov . Elections officials remind ...
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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: The AmCit Newsletter and Voting Registration

Greetings from U.S. Embassy Luanda!  Two important notes…. First, the latest issue of our quarterly US Citizen Newsletter,  The AmCit , is now up on our website.  It includes an interview with our new U.S. Ambassador to Angola and plenty of other information for Americans in Angola. Second, mid-term elections across the U.S. are underway or fast approaching. The ...
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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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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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Message for U.S. Citizens: 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 September ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Huambo Town Hall and ACS Newsletter

Take note!  U.S. Embassy Luanda will host a U.S. Citizen Town Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 5:30 pm in Huambo at the Hotel Ekuikui.  It is open to all U.S. citizens and parents of U.S. citizens.  Our staff will discuss the routine and emergency services the Embassy offers, explain the Embassy Warden System, and answer your questions.  If you want to learn ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential Inauguration on September 26, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that on September 26 the Angolan presidential inauguration will occur at the Praça da República (Agostinho Neto Memorial, Novo Marginal) from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.  There will likely be restricted vehicle traffic throughout the city, especially in the Novo Marginal and Parliament areas.  Expect traffic delays ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizen: 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 ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: General Elections on August 23, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda informs U.S. citizens that Angola will hold general elections on Wednesday, August 23. U.S. citizens are advised to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness during the election period.  Keep in mind that demonstrations that are meant to be peaceful can become confrontational ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Robberies of Passengers from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport

U.S. Embassy Luanda advises U.S. citizens to exercise caution when arranging ground transportation from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, to hotels, guest houses, and residences.  Numerous U.S. citizens and other travelers have been robbed at gunpoint while traveling from OR Tambo International Airport to their place of lodging in what are known as ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Town Hall and ACS Newsletter

Reminder!  U.S. Embassy Luanda will host a U.S. Citizen Town Hall on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 4:00 pm.  It is open to all U.S. citizens and parents of minor U.S. citizens.  If you plan to attend, please send an email to  ACSLuanda@state.gov  by Tuesday, July 18, and include your name and U.S. passport number. Our staff will discuss the routine and emergency services ...
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International Parental Child Abduction

Angola is not a signatory to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention), nor are there any bilateral agreements in force between Angola and the United States concerning international parental child abduction. The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs, Directorate for Overseas Citizens Services, Office of Children’s ...
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