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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Parc Bangr Weogo, Ouagadougou Event: The U.S. Embassy has received multiple reports of armed robberies, some involving expatriates, occurring in Parc Bangr Weogo in Ouagadougou and the neighborhood adjacent to the park. There is a very limited security presence at the park and criminal activity and armed robberies can occur even during daylight hours. ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Ouagadougou Event: The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Burkina Faso and may be planning attacks over the 2021 New Year’s holiday. As a result, the Embassy has informed its employees to avoid hotels and restaurants frequented by expatriates and Westerners over the New Year’s holiday, as these locations have ...
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Ambassador Sandra Clark Congratulates Burkina Faso on Peaceful Elections

On behalf of the American people, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Sandra Clark congratulates President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on his reelection and looks forward to a continued vibrant partnership with his new government for a prosperous and democratic future.  “ The United States commends the people of Burkina Faso for the peaceful conduct of ...
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