Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay – CDC Level 1 THN for Dengue (February 12, 2024)

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay – CDC Level 1 THN for Dengue (February 12, 2024)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay – CDC Level 1 THN for Dengue (February 12, 2024) Location: Throughout Paraguay Event:  The CDC added Paraguay to its Level 1 Travel Health Notice regarding dengue in the Americas : Dengue in the Americas – Level 1 – Level 1 – Practice Usual Precautions – Travel Health Notices | Travelers’ Health | CDC . Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral illness that is transmitted when the individual is bitten by the Aedes …

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Worldwide Caution

Worldwide Caution Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive …

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President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Paraguay to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Santiago Peña

August 12, 2023 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Santiago Peña on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, in Asunción, Paraguay. The Honorable Deb Haaland, Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay May 9, 2023

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay May 9, 2023 Location: Asuncion and throughout Paraguay Event: Today, Tuesday, May 9, 2023 – Demonstrations have been reported throughout Paraguay – in Asuncion, Canindeyu, Alto Parana and Caaguazu. The largest demonstration is in Asuncion in the area near the Tribunal Superior de Justicia Electoral on Av. Eusebio Ayala and Av. …

Designation of Paraguayan Officials Edgar Melgarejo, Jorge Bogarin, and Vicente Ferreira for Involvement in Significant Corruption

Today the United States is announcing the designations of the former Director of the Paraguayan Civil Aviation Authority Edgar Melgarejo, current member of the Paraguayan Panel for the Discipline of Judges and Prosecutors Jorge Bogarin, and current Court Clerk Vicente Ferreira for their involvement in significant corruption under Section 7031(c) of the annual Department of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U. S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay (26 January, 2023) Location: Paraguay Event: On January 26, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of Treasury sanctioned former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and current Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velazquez. Pursuant to law, all U.S. persons must comply with these sanctions. …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  10/25/2022 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 there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No U.S. citizens need …

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Designation of Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velazquez and EBY Legal Counsel Juan Carlos Duarte for Involvement in Significant Corruption

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State August 12, 2022 The United States is designating Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velazquez and Yacyretá Bi-National Entity Legal Counsel Juan Carlos “Charly” Duarte for involvement in significant corruption, including bribery of a public official and interference in public processes. Duarte, a close personal and professional associate of Vice President Velazquez, offered a bribe …

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$89 Million in New U.S. Humanitarian Demining Assistance for Ukraine

Media Note State Department Office of the Spokesperson August 9, 2022 On August 9 the Department announced its intention to provide $89 million of FY 2022 funding to help the Government of Ukraine address the urgent humanitarian challenges posed by explosive remnants of war created by Russia’s brutal war of aggression. Russia’s unlawful and unprovoked further invasion of Ukraine …