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Sharp Hike in Fees for Immigration Procedures
New Flights to Falklands/Malvinas as Argentina and UK Agree ‘Mutual Cooperation’
Barrick’s Veladero Mine Closed After Another Cyanide Spill Confirmed
Aerolíneas Pilots’ Strike Causes Air Travel Chaos
Malcorra Backtracks on Macri’s Claims of Falklands/Malvinas Dialogue
City of Buenos Aires Bans Use of Agrotoxins
Seven Officers Arrested For Abusing Youngsters from La Poderosa
Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo Find 121st Missing Grandchild
Buenos Aires Province Approves Gender Parity Law
Protests Intensify in Jáchal After Veladero Reopens
Government Confirms New Gas Tariff Increases
Victims of Crime Lead March Against Injustice and Impunity
Real Salaries Down, Unemployment Up According to INDEC
Concern Over Planned Spending Cuts in 2017 Budget
Vatican Announces Partial Opening of Dictatorship-Era Archives
Central Bank Releases New $200 Bill into Circulation
Court Approves Hike in Buenos Aires Subte Fares to $7.50
UN Work Group Demands Milagro Sala’s Release
Aerolíneas Pilots Remain in “State of Alert” Over Wage Dispute
One in Ten Argentines Living in Informal Settlements
Congress Approves 2017 Budget
Professor Denounces Persecution after Testifying at Monsanto Tribunal
Argentina Reacts to Shock Trump Triumph
Outcry after Iron Mountain wins Banco Ciudad Bid
Congress Bans Greyhound Racing Across Argentina
Senate Approves ‘Social Emergency Law’, Raises Prospect of Presidential Veto
First Stage of Tax Amnesty Brings in US$7bn
Government Confirms Enhanced Payment Plan ‘Ahora 18’
Senate Approves New Rental Law
Guilty Verdicts in Historic Human Trafficking Trial in Tierra del Fuego
Marijuana eaten by mice, say Argentina police officers
US pigs return to Argentina
Will the real Argentina please stand up?
Argentina exported biodiesel to Canada for the first time in March
Adam aims to ride on Argentina momentum
Images of mysterious monster roaming the streets of Argentina goes viral
Telefonica seeking up to USD 1 bln in Argentine unit IPO - report
Corporacion America: Capitalizing On Argentina's Aviation Sector Renaissance
Dr Jawahar Surisetti’s MyBeti from India makes it to the UN SDG Campaign Report
Argentina's inflation hard to beat: “inflation has to fall a lot in May”
Win Systems strengthens its commitment to the Argentine market in GET IN Buenos Aires
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Malbec Grape Constitutes 62 Percent of Argentina's Wine Exports
Andersen Global Announces Expansion in Argentina
Argentina inflation must fall 'a lot' or rate hike coming -central bank chief
Radiohead stop Argentina gig over fears fans would be crushed
ARGENTINA: IMF Cuts GDP Growth Estimate To 2% In 2018, From 2.5%
Manchester City's Argentina forward Aguero in race to be fit for World Cup
Argentina leads outbound travel growth in Latin America for H1 2018
Canadian Rock Band Across The Board Set To Release Second Full Length Album "Sonic Boom"
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Malbec Grape Constitutes 62% of Argentina’s Wine Exports
Seven Argentine bottles for World Malbec Day
Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.
Michael Buble and pregnant Luisana Lopilato look happy in Argentina
San Lorenzo Plays Velez Sarsfield to 2-2 Draw in Superliga Argentina
US finalizes pork trade agreement with Argentina
Argentine Farmers Demand Access to Land
Aguero's Father Reveals Argentina Striker Will Be Able To Play Against Nigeria
Argentina launches new rural broadband tender
Three for Earth Day -- Sunday April 22 @ 3 PM in New York City
Telecom Argentina to launch Personal Play Webseries platform
UFOP sees dreary future European rapeseed following Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports
Echo Energy exports first oil cargo from Argentina projects
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero will struggle to be fit for World Cup, says Argentina FA doctor
Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.
Argentina doctor says Sergio Aguero faces race against time to be fit for World Cup
Aguero will not be 100 per cent for World Cup - Argentina doctor
Sergio Aguero World Cup spot unlikely after knee surgery - Argentina doctor
Argentina Coach Sampaoli Considers World Cup Recall For Tevez
Chinese Soybean Needs May Be Filled By Argentina and Brazil Following Tariff on U.S. Soybeans
Biologics Market Growth Is 66% Faster Than Pharma
Aguero struggling to be fit for WCup, says Argentina doctor
Victor Moses, Ndidi, Iwobi Snubbed; Argentina Stars Named In PFA Premier League TOTY
Why Real Madrid's Ronaldo Will Be Rooting For Argentina To Beat Nigeria On June 26
USDA and USTR finalise requirements for pork exports to Argentina
Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.
A Single Mother Barely Survived an Attack by Dogo Argentino
Proposed Colombia dam threatens to wipe out endangered plants, disrupt river
Visualizing the impacts of human disturbance on tropical forest biodiversity
Rare bird not seen in 60 years rediscovered
Study links most Amazon deforestation to 128 slaughterhouses
Randomized controlled trial in Uganda finds that paying people not to cut down trees works
Sumatran rhino horn, pangolin parts seized in Aceh wildlife trafficking bust
Photos: Bald eagle bird bath
First ‘intrusions’ into unbroken forests drive pulses of biodiversity loss
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Europe Travel Alert
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL.

Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation.  This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016.

U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance when in public places or using mass transportation. Be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid crowded places. Exercise particular caution during religious holidays and at large festivals or events.

U.S. citizens should also: 

  • Follow the instructions of local authorities, especially in an emergency.
  • Monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities.
  • Be prepared for additional security screening and unexpected disruptions.
  • Stay in touch with your family members and ensure they know how to reach you in the event of an emergency.
  • Register in our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).

European governments continue to guard against terrorist attacks and conduct raids to disrupt plots. We work closely with our allies and will continue to share information with our European partners that will help identify and counter terrorist threats.

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Republic of Congo Travel Alert
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to The Republic of the Congo regarding the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for March 20.

U.S. citizens should maintain a high level of security awareness due to the potential for political unrest leading up to, during, and following the election period.  This Travel Alert expires on April 15, 2016.

 

Political protests and demonstrations may occur in this timeframe. Although there is no indication that U.S. citizens may be targets of violence, U.S. citizens should avoid political rallies, polling centers, demonstrations, and crowds of any kind as gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn violent.  Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates, including any changes in the election schedule.  Presidential election results are expected to be announced within a week of the election.

For more information:

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Congo.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville, located at 70-83 Boulevard Denis Sassou Nguesso, Brazzaville, Congo, at +242-06-612-2000, 8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. from Monday - Thursday; 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. on Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (+242) 06-612-2010.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season - 2015 - 2016
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the South Pacific region about the ongoing threat of tropical cyclones affecting the area.

While tropical cyclones in the South Pacific may occur throughout the year, the current South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season begins on November 1, 2015, and ends April 30, 2016.  U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the region should monitor local weather reports and take other appropriate action as needed.  This Travel Alert expires on April 30, 2016.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recommends that people living or traveling in regions prone to tropical storms and tropical cyclones be prepared.  For further information about tropical cyclone preparedness, please visit NOAA's Tropical Cyclones Preparedness Guide.

Tropical cyclones can create dangerous and uncomfortable conditions that can prevent travel for days.  Tropical cyclones are often accompanied by damaging winds, high tides and flooding.  If you are living near or staying close to the ocean or other bodies of water, you may be at higher risk.  Landslides and mudslides are also a serious concern.  Roads can be washed out or obstructed by debris, adversely affecting access to airports and land routes out of affected areas.  In the past, many U.S. citizens were forced to delay travel (including return travel to the United States) due to infrastructure damage to airports and limited flight availability.  You should be aware that you may not be able to depart the area for 24-48 hours or longer, particularly if you are residing in or visiting a South Pacific island country where air travel service is limited. 

Be sure to check with local authorities for safety and security updates.  Reports of looting and sporadic violence in the aftermath of natural disasters have occurred.  Security personnel and medical services may not always be readily available, as weather conditions or damage to infrastructure may delay or prevent emergency assistance.

If you live in or travel to these areas during the tropical cyclone season, we recommend you obtain travel insurance to cover unexpected expenses during an emergency.  If a situation requires an evacuation from an overseas location, the U.S. Department of State may work with commercial airlines to ensure that U.S. citizens can depart as safely and efficiently as possible.  Commercial airlines are the Department's primary source of transportation in an evacuation; other means of transport are utilized only as a last resort, are often more expensive, and will provide you with fewer destination options.  U.S. law requires that any evacuation costs are your responsibility.  For those in financial need, the U.S. Department of State has the authority to provide crisis evacuation and repatriation loans on a reimbursable basis.  For more information, please visit the Emergencies Abroad page on our website.   

If you live in or are traveling to storm-prone regions, prepare for hurricanes and tropical storms by organizing a kit in a waterproof container that includes a supply of bottled water, non-perishable food items, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio, any medications taken regularly, and vital documents (especially your passport and other identification).  Emergency shelters often provide only very basic resources and may have limited medical and food supplies.  NOAA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have additional tips on their websites.

Monitor local radio, local media, and the National Weather Service to be aware of weather developments.  Minor tropical cyclones can develop into typhoons very quickly, limiting the time available for a safe evacuation.  Inform family and friends of your whereabouts and remain in close contact with your tour operator, hotel staff, transportation providers (airlines, cruise lines, etc.), and local officials for evacuation instructions during a weather emergency.

For further information on tropical cyclone warnings in the South Pacific region, please consult the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Honolulu the National Weather Service's Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Fiji's regional meteorological center responsible for tropical cyclone warnings in the South Pacific region, or the Government of Australia's Bureau of Meteorology.

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Current News in Argentina
  • Sharp Hike in Fees for Immigration Procedures
  • New Flights to Falklands/Malvinas as Argentina and UK Agree ‘Mutual Cooperation’
  • Barrick’s Veladero Mine Closed After Another Cyanide Spill Confirmed
  • Aerolíneas Pilots’ Strike Causes Air Travel Chaos
  • Malcorra Backtracks on Macri’s Claims of Falklands/Malvinas Dialogue
  • City of Buenos Aires Bans Use of Agrotoxins
  • Seven Officers Arrested For Abusing Youngsters from La Poderosa
  • Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo Find 121st Missing Grandchild
  • Buenos Aires Province Approves Gender Parity Law
  • Protests Intensify in Jáchal After Veladero Reopens
  • Government Confirms New Gas Tariff Increases
  • Victims of Crime Lead March Against Injustice and Impunity
  • Real Salaries Down, Unemployment Up According to INDEC
  • Concern Over Planned Spending Cuts in 2017 Budget
  • Vatican Announces Partial Opening of Dictatorship-Era Archives
  • Central Bank Releases New $200 Bill into Circulation
  • Court Approves Hike in Buenos Aires Subte Fares to $7.50
  • UN Work Group Demands Milagro Sala’s Release
  • Aerolíneas Pilots Remain in “State of Alert” Over Wage Dispute
  • One in Ten Argentines Living in Informal Settlements
  • Congress Approves 2017 Budget
  • Professor Denounces Persecution after Testifying at Monsanto Tribunal
  • Argentina Reacts to Shock Trump Triumph
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  • Congress Bans Greyhound Racing Across Argentina
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  • Malbec Grape Constitutes 62 Percent of Argentina's Wine Exports
  • Andersen Global Announces Expansion in Argentina
  • Argentina inflation must fall 'a lot' or rate hike coming -central bank chief
  • Radiohead stop Argentina gig over fears fans would be crushed
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  • Malbec Grape Constitutes 62% of Argentina’s Wine Exports
  • Seven Argentine bottles for World Malbec Day
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  • Michael Buble and pregnant Luisana Lopilato look happy in Argentina
  • San Lorenzo Plays Velez Sarsfield to 2-2 Draw in Superliga Argentina
  • US finalizes pork trade agreement with Argentina
  • Argentine Farmers Demand Access to Land
  • Aguero's Father Reveals Argentina Striker Will Be Able To Play Against Nigeria
  • Argentina launches new rural broadband tender
  • Three for Earth Day -- Sunday April 22 @ 3 PM in New York City
  • Telecom Argentina to launch Personal Play Webseries platform
  • UFOP sees dreary future European rapeseed following Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports
  • Echo Energy exports first oil cargo from Argentina projects
  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero will struggle to be fit for World Cup, says Argentina FA doctor
  • Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.
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  • Rare bird not seen in 60 years rediscovered
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  • First ‘intrusions’ into unbroken forests drive pulses of biodiversity loss
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