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Message For U.S. Citizens: Town Hall for American Citizens

Location:  U.S. Embassy, Ouagadougou Event:  Town hall for American Citizens The U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou invites all American citizens and parents of minor American citizens to a town hall meeting with Ambassador Sandra Clark on Thursday, December 3, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the event will be held virtually, although there will be a ...
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Alert: 22 November 2020 General Elections in Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Burkina Faso will hold general elections on Sunday, November 22, 2020.  Political unrest, demonstrations, and violence in the period leading up to, during, and following the election may occur.  There are a number of large political rallies scheduled in Ouagadougou and around the country in the days before the election.  U.S. citizens are ...
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Alert: 22 November 2020 General Elections in Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Security Reminder and Upcoming Elections on 22 November 2020 As we approach the elections in Burkina Faso, the U.S. Embassy would like to take this opportunity to remind American Citizens about the importance of personal security.  The risk of terrorist attacks and kidnappings remains high as terrorist organizations continue to operate throughout the ...
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FVAP is offering Virtual Voting Assistance

Location: Burkina Faso Event:  Virtual Voting Assistance The Federal Voting Assistance Program is offering recurring virtual voting assistance via Zoom for the next two weeks to provide direct support to overseas citizens. Voters can participate in any of the meetings and speak with an FVAP voting Ambassador who can answer questions about absentee voting, including ...
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