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Demonstration Alert: Road Blockages in Abidjan

Location:  Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Event:  Unofficial barricades have been set up on Boulevard de France between the U.S. Embassy and Jacques Prévert.  Rue de Ambassade in Anono is completely blocked by the barricade (as of 08:30 AM).  The barricades are likely linked to a nationwide Student and Scholastic Federation of Cote d’Ivoire (FESCI) strike, which has ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Voting Assistance from FVAP

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is offering recurring virtual voting assistance via Zoom for the next two weeks to provide direct support to U.S. citizens overseas.  Voters can participate in any of the meetings and speak with an FVAP Voting Ambassador who can answer questions about absentee voting – including inquiries about the Federal ...
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COVID-19 Information

Please see FAQ section below for information on considerations for travel for U.S. citizens. Last updated: 10/20/2020 Country-Specific Information: Since the start of the pandemic, Côte d’Ivoire has reported 20,324 confirmed cases of COVID 19 (20,029 recovered, 121 deceased, 174 active) within its borders, as of October 19. A State of Emergency remains in effect. ...
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Côte d’Ivoire Travel Advisory: Level 3: Reconsider travel

Reconsider travel to Côte d’Ivoire due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to civil unrest, crime, terrorism, and upcoming elections Read the Department of State COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Côte d’Ivoire due to COVID-19. Côte d’Ivoire has lifted travel restrictions between cities and allowed schools and ...
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Demonstration Alert – Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Location:  Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Event:  A large political opposition rally is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 10, at 8:00AM at Félix Houphouët-Boigny stadium, located in the Plateau section of Abidjan.  The rally is expected to last several hours and politically-motivated gatherings may continue through the weekend.  The U.S. Embassy recommends U.S. citizens avoid the area and ...
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