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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Consular visit to Barquisimeto, Edo. Lara on October 27, 2014

Consular officials from the American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas will visit Barquisimeto, Lara state on Monday, October 27, 2014, to provide services to U.S. citizens living in the city and surrounding areas. U.S. citizens may take advantage of this opportunity to: Renew a U.S. passport Apply for a U.S. passport ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ballot Delivery and Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting Week is September 29-October 6 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2014 elections is October 6.  For some voters this might mean their paper voter registration and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reduced Flights to and from the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Caracas would like to advise U.S. citizens about the reduced availability of regularly scheduled direct commercial flights between the United States and Venezuela.  According to media reporting and announcements from major airlines, the number of available seats per week on direct flights between the United States and Venezuela has been cut ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Warning – Venezuela

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens about the security situation in Venezuela. Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens safely visit Venezuela each year for study, tourism, business, and volunteer work. However, violent crime in Venezuela is pervasive, both in the capital, Caracas, and in the interior. Moreover, since ...
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Demonstrations in Caracas

Today is the 45-day detention mark for Popular Will party leader Leopoldo Lopez and the deadline by which prosecutors need to present evidence against him.  The potential exists for large demonstrations – based either on his release or continued incarceration – that could affect various parts of Caracas.  Already, the opposition is calling publically for ...
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