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

Date: April 10, 2018 Location: Bangui’s PK5 Neighborhood and 7th Arrondissement Event: On April 10, 2018, MINUSCA and Central African security forces conducted a routine security patrol in Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood when militia fired upon them.  The situation has since escalated.  Gunfire continues to be reported in that neighborhood and other areas of Bangui.  Possible ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens April 8, 2018: Joint Security Operation in Bangui’s PK5

Early the morning of April 8, 2018, Central African security forces and MINUSCA peacekeeping forces started a joint operation in Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood. Gunfire has been and continues to be reported in this neighborhood. The U.S. Embassy in Bangui is restricting movements in the city for its staff due to this operation. The Embassy advises ...
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Grants Competition

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY BANGUI PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION (PAS) ENVISION PEACE Grants Competition The United States Embassy in Bangui is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support Central Africans envisioning a peaceful future.  The project should use radio or other means to communicate with CAR’s rural population.  This proposal seeks to ...
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Travel Advisory

Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may ...
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Treasury Sanctions Lord’s Resistance Army Facilitators Involved in the Illicit Trade of Ivory, Weapons, and Money in Central Africa

12/13/2017 Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Okot Lukwang and Musa Hatari pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13667, which targets certain persons contributing to the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR), including those that support armed groups involved in activities that threaten the peace, security, ...
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