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Data Collection on Return to the U.S. – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Data Collection on Persons Wishing to Return to the United States At this time, the Ouagadougou remains closed to regular commercial flights, although there may be limited opportunities for ad hoc flights in the coming weeks offered by commercial airlines.  The U.S. Embassy continues its efforts to aid those American citizens and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Assistance, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Voting Assistance for the 2020 Elections In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to ...
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U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou Statement on Human Rights Watch Report (July 8): Burkina Faso Allegations of Extrajudicial Killings

The United States is deeply concerned by the continued and growing number of allegations of abuse and extrajudicial killings carried about by Burkinabe security forces, including those documented by Human Rights Watch in its July 8 report detailing 180  alleged extrajudicial killings by security forces in and around  Djibo.  We welcome the June 30th commitment ...
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Health Alert: LINK CORRECTION, Data Collection on Return to the US, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Data Collection on Persons Wishing to Return to the United States A PREVIOUS VERSION OF THIS MESSAGE CONTAINED A WRONG LINK WHICH HAS NOW BEEN UPDATED. At this time, the Ouagadougou remains closed to regular commercial flights, although there may be limited opportunities for ad hoc flights in the coming weeks offered ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Data Collection on Persons Wishing to Return to the United States At this time, the Ouagadougou remains closed to regular commercial flights, although there may be limited opportunities for ad hoc flights in the coming weeks offered by commercial airlines.  The U.S. Embassy continues its efforts to aid those American citizens ...
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