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Message to U.S. Citizens: Travel Advisory Update

Date:  April 26, 2022 Location:  Nationwide Event:  The Department of State downgraded its  Travel Advisory  for Ecuador on April 18 to Level 2 (Exercise Increased Caution).  Separately, the regions of Carchi, Sucumbíos, the northern area of Esmeraldas province, and Guayaquil (south of Portete de Tarquí Avenue) are designated Level 4 (Do Not Travel) due to violent crime by transnational criminal organizations.  U.S. ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil (April 21, 2022) Location: Alban Borja in Urdesa – Guayaquil

The U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil advises U.S. citizens to avoid the area near Alban Borja in Urdesa due to increased local police activity. During this time, please take the following actions: · Be aware of your surroundings. · Monitor local media for updates. · Consider alternate routes. · Maintain increased vigilance. Assistance: · U.S. ...
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Delegation of U.S. Congressional Representatives visits Quito

The delegation discussed bilateral relations and strengthening democratic institutions. Quito, April 11, 2022. A delegation of U.S. Members of Congress from the House Democracy Partnership, led by Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL), Ted Lieu (D-CA), and Terri Sewell (D-AL) visited Quito. The Members of Congress discussed bilateral relations and strengthening democratic institutions with President Guillermo Lasso ...
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2022 National Youth Science Camp

The United States Embassy in Ecuador is opening the call for the “2022 Virtual National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp)” Applications are now being accepted from high school students or recent graduates aged 16, 17, or 18 to represent Ecuador at the 2022 virtual National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp). Students from each state, Washington, D.C, and ...
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