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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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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Michael J. Fitzpatrick

The events that occurred yesterday in Washington should remind us of the importance of respect for the rule of law and institutions, as well as the value of democracy, which is the only mechanism that enables a society to address its ills and solve its problems peacefully, institutionally, and transparently. Early this morning, the Congress ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Ecuador Updates Entry Requirements

Message to U.S. Citizens Ecuador Updates Entry Requirements December 30, 2020 On December 23, the Government of Ecuador announced updates to its entry requirements to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These entry requirements are in effect during the state of emergency announced December 21, 2020. Updated requirements to enter Ecuador include: All travelers (including minors) ...
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