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Alert: Central African Republic Visa Policy Changes, February 12, 2024

Event: The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) clarified changes to its visa policy February 8.  Effective immediately, anyone entering CAR to work for any embassy or international organization must first request permission from the CAR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).  The sponsoring organization for the employee/representative must submit an application to the MFA in ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

January 26, 2024 Location:  Bangui Event:  The U.S. Embassy was the site of a previously unannounced peaceful demonstration on January 25, 2024.  We remind you that demonstrations can occur at any time and with little or no prior notice. Actions to Take: The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas where crowds have gathered as even peaceful demonstrations ... Read More»

USAID Assistance in the Central African Republic

Since 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed more than $1 billion in humanitarian assistance to the Central African Republic. This humanitarian assistance has saved lives and alleviated suffering as the Central African Republic recovers from conflict. The United States remains committed to working toward peace, stability, and prosperity in the ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola

January 18, 2024  Press Statement  Matthew Miller, Department Spokesperson Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024. Throughout the trip, the Secretary will highlight how the United States has accelerated the U.S.-Africa partnership since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including in areas such as climate, food, and ... Read More»

Department of State Press Briefing (January 11, 2024) – Comments on the Central African Republic

January 11, 2024  Vedant Patel, Deputy Spokesperson, Department of State The State Department was not involved in the reported decision of Bancroft Global Development to establish a purported presence in CAR, nor has the State Department sought the involvement of any private military company in CAR.  The Department did not give a green light to ... Read More»