News & Events

Alert: Evacuation Flight on Wednesday, April 1

Location: Colombia Event: Evacuation Flight on Wednesday, April 1 For the Spanish version of this message,  please click here. The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Defense, has organized an evacuation flight for U.S. citizens from El Dorado Airport in Bogota to Eglin Air Force Base in Destin, FL.  The flight will depart Bogota on Wednesday, ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens – Increased Risk of Colectivo Activity Against U.S. Citizens

Location:  Venezuela Event:  Increased Risk of Colectivo Activity Against U.S. Citizens The Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU) has received credible information that U.S. citizens in Venezuela may currently be at increased risk of threats or aggression from the Venezuelan regime’s armed mercenary groups, known locally as colectivos. The VAU recommends that U.S. citizens and persons directly or indirectly ...
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Message for US Citizens: United Airlines Flight 2865

Location: Bogota Event: United Airlines Flight 2865 The U.S. Embassy is aware that United Airlines has sent cancellation notices to ticketed passengers for the March 28 United Airlines Flight 2865, scheduled to depart Bogota at 5:00pm. We are seeking additional information and are working to find a solution. Please monitor your email, the U.S. Embassy ...
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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The U.S. Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel. The Government of Colombia has closed all international travel in and out of Colombia and restricted internal domestic travel within Colombia.  The U.S. Embassy in Bogota understands the challenges that the rapidly evolving international response to the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota (March 20, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota (March 20, 2020) Location:  Venezuela Event: The Maduro regime has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Venezuela. The Maduro regime has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  On March 16, the Maduro regime announced a national quarantine which bars movement between states with the exception ...
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