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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Quito – Renew your Passport via DHL

Message to U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy Quito – Renew your Passport via DHL January 27, 2021 The U.S. Embassy in Quito and the U.S. Consulate in Guayaquil are now accepting routine passport renewal applications via private courier (DHL).  We encourage you to take advantage of this process if you are eligible to renew your passport ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Special Election in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts

Message for U.S. Citizens January 22, 2021 Special Election in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts The State of Louisiana will conduct two special primary elections on Tuesday, March 20, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts. Congressional District 2 includes nearly all of the city of New Orleans and ...
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Health Alert - Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs 

Health Alert - Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs  (January 15, 2021) Location:  Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to ...
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DFC and the Government of Ecuador Sign Framework Agreement to Support Development, Private Sector Investment

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler  today joined officials from the Republic of Ecuador, including President Lenin Moreno and  Minster of Finance Mauricio Pozo, to sign a framework agreement to support private sector investment in Ecuador. Under the agreement, the DFC will aim to provide financing for future projects that will ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – No-Fault Visa Extension Ends on January 21, 2021

Message to U.S. Citizens No-Fault Visa Extension Ends on January 21, 2021 January 12, 2021 The Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issued a resolution on December 30, 2020 terminating the no-fault visa extension for foreigners during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Beginning on January 21, 2021, foreigners will have thirty (30) days to renew ...
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