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Antigua and Barbuda - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

5 days 1 hour ago

Exercise normal precautions in Antigua and Barbuda.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Antigua and Barbuda.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Antigua and Barbuda has a moderate level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Antigua and Barbuda:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in Antigua and Barbuda

5 days 1 hour ago
Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Antigua and Barbuda. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to Antigua and Barbuda.

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in South Africa

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Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to South Africa. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to South Africa.

Anguilla - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

5 days 1 hour ago

Exercise normal precautions in Anguilla.  

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Anguilla.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Anguilla has a moderate level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.  

If you decide to travel to Anguilla: 

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.  

 

French Polynesia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

5 days 1 hour ago

Exercise normal precautions in French Polynesia.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to French Polynesia.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined French Polynesia has a high level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to French Polynesia:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Zimbabwe - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

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Exercise increased caution in Zimbabwe due to crime.           

Country Summary: Violent crime, such as assault, carjacking, and home invasion, is common among residents known to have large sums of cash.  Smashing the windows of cars with the intent to steal is also common.

Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Zimbabwe.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Zimbabwe has an unknown level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Zimbabwe:

  • Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the Embassy COVID-19 page for country-specific COVID-19 information.
  • Stay alert and avoid openly displaying cash.
  • Carry a copy of your passport and visa and leave originals in your hotel safe.
  • Stay away from political rallies, demonstrations, and crowds.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Country Security Report for Zimbabwe.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.  Review the Traveler’s Checklist.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Lesotho - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

5 days 1 hour ago

Exercise normal precautions in Lesotho.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Lesotho.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Lesotho has a high level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Lesotho:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Poland - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

1 week 4 days ago

Exercise normal precautions when traveling to Poland.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Poland.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Poland has a high level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Poland:                    

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Kosovo - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

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Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Reconsider Travel To:

  • North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan due to the potential for civil unrest due to ethnic tensions.

Country Summary: Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the Balkans region, including Kosovo. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Kosovo.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Kosovo has a low level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Kosovo:

North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Tensions within and between communities in northern Kosovo remain a source of potential unrest in North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan.

Although recent unrest has been politically-related and does not involve tourists or members of the international community, bystanders can be affected.

The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in northern Kosovo as U.S. government employee travel to North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan is restricted.

Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

Three Florida State University students earn Critical Language Scholarships

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Three Florida State University students have earned Critical Language Scholarships through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to help further their study of foreign languages and cultures.  According to the State Department, the CLS provides “rigorous academic instruction in 15 languages that are critical to America’s national security and economic […]

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COVID-19 Unknown - COVID-19 in Angola

1 week 5 days ago
Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Angola. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to Angola.

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands

1 week 5 days ago
Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to the British Virgin Islands. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to the British Virgin Islands.

Angola - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

1 week 5 days ago

Exercise normal precautions in Angola. Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Exercise increased caution in:

  • Urban areas due to crime and kidnapping.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Angola.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Angola has a low level of COVID-19.  Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to Angola:

Urban areas – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Violent crime, such as armed robbery, assault, kidnapping, carjacking, and homicide, is common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.