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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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Worldwide Caution

Worldwide Caution from the Department of State issued on August 2, 2022: On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on ...
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Alert: Portugal – Countrywide Wildfire Risk Alert

To: U.S. Citizens in Portugal Event:  Due to increased risk posed by wildfires across the country, the Portuguese government has declared a countrywide State of Contingency beginning Monday, July 11, 2022 until Friday, July 15, 2022. Additionally, the local weather service has indicated hot dry temperatures throughout the country, which may exacerbate the risk of wildfires. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Randi Charno Levine for 4th of July Celebration

July 4 Celebration Remarks As Prepared Ambassador Randi Charno Levine June 30th, 2022  Bem vindos a todos, Good evening everyone. HELLO LISBON!!! Thanks for joining us tonight to celebrate U.S. Independence Day! I would like to give special thanks and welcome to: Members of the Portuguese Government; Members of the Portuguese Armed Forces; Fellow Ambassadors ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: July 01, 2022 IMPORTANT INFORMATION Portugal – Travel Advisory: Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions If you are planning to Travel to Portugal: Visit the CDC page on Portugal for the latest health/travel information Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning your trip Review the OSAC Country Security Report for Portugal Use a Traveler’s Checklist and create a contingency plan for emergencies. New Information for Travelers ...
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Ambassador Randi Charno Levine Remarks at AmCham Dinner

(As prepared) Your Excellency, Mr. President and advisors, American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, President and Directors, Ambassador from the Ukraine, Representatives from the Municipal and National governments, American and Portuguese business owners and executives  Friends and colleagues. Good evening! It is a pleasure to share this lovely evening with all of you – and ...
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