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Health Alert: Ecuador Reinstates Mask Requirement for Indoor Spaces

Message for U.S. Citizens Health Alert: Ecuador Reinstates Mask Requirement for Indoor Spaces December 8, 2022 Location:  Ecuador Event:  Ecuador’s Emergency Operations Committee reinstated a nationwide mask requirement for indoor spaces effective December 8. Masks are now required in workplaces, public transport, classrooms, health facilities and for individuals with symptoms of respiratory disease. Masks are recommended ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 12/08/2022 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers . Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions . Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter?   Yes Ecuador has a Level 2 Travel Advisory:  ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Adventure Travel

Message for U.S. Citizens Adventure Travel December 5, 2022 Date:  December 5, 2022 Location:  Nationwide Event:  U.S. citizen tourists should exercise caution prior to engaging in adventure travel in Ecuador, such as mountain climbing, hiking, ziplining, kayaking, scuba diving, kitesurfing, rafting, snorkeling, tubing, and paragliding. Ecuador’s adventure tourism industry is unevenly regulated, and safety standards are ...
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Secretary Mayorkas to Travel to Ecuador and Colombia

WASHINGTON – From December 7th through 10th, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas will travel to Quito, Ecuador and Bogotá, Colombia to meet with senior government counterparts, Department and other U.S. government personnel, and members of civil society. Secretary Mayorkas’s visits follow the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas in June and the multinational endorsement ...
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U.S. Social Security Administration – Regional Federal Benefits Unit December 5-9, 2022 – Visit to Ecuador

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Quito and the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil are pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Quito from December 5-9 to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions regarding U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. Locations: Please note that ...
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