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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal August 22, 2022

Event:  Demonstration scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2022 at 4 P.M. outside the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal. Location:  U.S. Embassy Lisbon – Avenida das Forças Armadas Actions to Take: Avoid large crowds and demonstrations. Avoid the area where a demonstration is expected to take place. Monitor local media for updates Be aware of your surroundings Keep a low ...
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Alert: U.S. Consulate Ponta Delgada temporarily closed

To: U.S. Citizens in Portugal   Event: U.S. Consulate Ponta Delgada is temporarily closed until further notice. Another message will be sent when the Consulate reopens. U.S. Embassy Lisbon remains open.   Actions to Take: If you have an appointment at the U.S. Consulate Ponta Delgada that is affected by this closure, you will be ...
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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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