Message for U.S. Citizens – Register to Vote in the 2022 U.S. Elections!

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Message for U.S. Citizens – Register to Vote in the 2022 U.S. Elections! (August 3, 2022)   Your Vote Counts! Several primary, general, and special U.S. federal elections are scheduled to take place in the coming months. To participate using an absentee ballot, your state may require you re-register …

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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens – Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Security Alert for U.S. Citizens – Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death (August 3, 2022)   Location: Worldwide   Event: On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida. Al- Zawahiri was …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Runoff Elections

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Message for U.S. Citizens – Runoff Elections (July 27, 2022) Location: Republic of Congo Event: On Sunday, July 31st, the Republic of Congo will hold legislative and municipal runoff elections throughout the country. Businesses will be closed, and security forces and roadblocks will be deployed. Traffic will be restricted …

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Health Alert : U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo  

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo (25 July 2022) Location: More than 70 Countries Worldwide Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .​ Actions to Take: Travelers should AVOID : Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions; Contact with dead or …

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U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo: Message for U.S. Citizens

  U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Message for U.S. Citizens (July 8, 2022)   Location: Republic of Congo Event: On Sunday, July 10th, the Republic of Congo will hold legislative and municipal elections throughout the country. Businesses will be closed. Security forces and roadblocks will be deployed. Traffic will be restricted to authorized vehicles …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville

Location:  Countrywide Event:  Effective Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC rescinded its Order requiring all airline or other aircraft passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 to board any aircraft destined for travel to the United States from a foreign country.  CDC’s Order requiring proof …

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Republic of the Congo– Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution C

Republic of the Congo– Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution C Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in …

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Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution  

Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution                      C H Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to crime and COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, indicating a …

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Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution  C  U  H

Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution           C  U  H Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, crime, and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Republic …

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Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel C U H

Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel C U H Do not travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest. Read the  Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, indicating a very …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential swearing in ceremony

Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential swearing in ceremony Location: Brazzaville Event: On Friday April 16, President Denis Sassou N’Guesso will be sworn in at the Palais des Congrés. Several heads of state will attend the ceremony and will arrive and depart within 24 hours of the ceremony. Roads may be blocked and transportation, including commercial …

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Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H

                                        Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until August 19.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until August 19. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until August 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed. Domestic passenger flights and road traffic may …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 30

 Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 30. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until July 30 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed. Domestic passenger flights and road traffic may …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 11.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 11. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until July 11 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed.   As of June 23, the curfew …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Planned Flight Departing from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington D.C. on June 17.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Planned Flight Departing from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington D.C. on June 17. U.S. Embassy Brazzaville received notice of a planned special flight that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington with the below estimated fare: Brazzaville/ Pointe Noire – Addis …

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Event: Health Alert Special Commercial Flight to the United States April 24

Event: Health Alert Special Commercial Flight to the United States April 24 Due to COVID 19, international flights are suspended, Congolese borders remain closed, nationwide confinement and a curfew are in effect. The U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville is exploring all options to assist U.S. citizens in the Republic of Congo.  We are working to arrange commercial …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville (January 3, 2020) 

Location: Republic of Congo Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Precautions

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Precautions December 1st, 2016. The incidence of burglaries, thefts, and robberies increases during the holiday season. In response, local police have initiated operations aimed at reducing the annual increase in crime. We would like to take this opportunity to remind all U.S. citizens of the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017.       Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), …

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