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Travel to High-Risk Areas What the State Department Can and Cannot Do in High-Risk Areas

In our travel information, there are certain countries and areas where we warn people not to go. In these high-risk areas, we are limited in our ability to provide consular services. We want you to know the danger of traveling to high-risk places and to strongly consider not going to them at all. Traveling to […]

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali – Rwanda

The U.S embassy in Kigali – March 21, 2013. Getty Images. WVNTR – KIGALI, Rwanda – The U.S. Embassy in Kigali wishes to advise American citizens that, following a reported outbreak of Ebola virus in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwandan authorities are conducting routine screenings of all […]

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Warning to all Non-immigrant Students and Exchange Visitors who Overstay their Periods of Admission in the U.S.

WVNTR – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, including F-2, J-2, or M-2 dependents, who fail to maintain their status in the United States.   This policy aligns with President Trump’s Executive […]

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I sold all I had to go to Europe – now I’m home, and broke

WVN – More than 3,000 Nigerian migrants who failed to reach Europe, have been flown home by the International Organization for Migration. Many sold everything to make the trip and aren’t sure how to face their families, writes Colin Freeman. Evans William tells me he sold everything but the kitchen sink to fund his dream […]

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Travel Warning – Airlines reroute flights due to potential airstrikes in Syria

WVN – The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation – an intergovernmental organisation with 41 Members and the European air traffic control agency (EASA) has issued an alert warning of potential airstrikes into Syria with Air-to-Ground and or cruise missiles within the next few days. Airlines are warned to avoid the Eastern Mediterranean […]

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Draft your will and make funeral plans before going to North Korea, U.S. warns citizens

Pyongyang’s Sunan International Airport. The woman is holding a sign that reads “The Sun of the 21st Century” in honor of Kim Jong Il’s 60th birthday (2002). Imade Credit: Vox WVN – The U.S. State Department has warned U.S. Citizens that intends travelling to North Korea, to see their journey as a death sentence – […]

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Bad weather disrupts flights in Nigeria Foggy and Cloudy

WVN – Bad weather has led to delays and cancellations of flights in Nigeria since last week, leaving many passengers stranded. The flight cancellations in airports across the country began last Thursday. The southern parts of the country are currently experiencing shades of cloudy and foggy conditions. In the northern and central states, the weather […]

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