Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (25-MAR-2020)

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (25-MAR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  U.S. Embassy Belmopan reminds everyone to maintain a high level of situational awareness at all times, especially during these difficult times of COVID -19. Crimes of opportunity tend to increase when people feel they have no options and believe the police are occupied with other …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (24-MAR-2020)

Location:  Belize Event:  Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize City is now closed for commercial transportation for a minimum of 30 days.  U.S. Embassy Belmopan is compiling a list of persons seeking to leave Belize.  If you are a U.S. citizen who is considering returning to the United States from Belize, please enroll in STEP …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (March 20, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (20-MAR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas. While there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Belize, the COVID-19 National Oversight Committee announced today additional …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (March 16, 2020)

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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COVID-19 Information

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (10-MAR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), which was first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 110,000 reported cases worldwide per the March 10 World Health Organization report. The government of Belize has …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location: Southside Belize City, Belize Event: On September 4th, Belize’s Governor General declared a state of emergency for areas of Southside Belize City. The state of emergency is effect for the next thirty days. Police and Belize Defense Force will enforce check points throughout the south side and have increased authorities to detain individuals. Actions …

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U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase

U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35 Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and applicants who re-apply after reporting their previous passport …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Tsunami Warning

The NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 occurred north of Honduras at 8:52pm Central time on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  Based on all available data, hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts.  Tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meters above tide level are possible for …

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