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Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Update: The prohibition on travel of U.S. Embassy personnel to Colon has been lifted.  Please continue exercising normal precautions in Panama.  Remember some areas have increased risks.  Do NOT travel to parts of the Mosquito Gulf and Darien. To read the complete Panama travel advisory on Travel.State.Gov , please select the following link ...
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Philip Laidlaw Takes Over as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at U.S. Embassy Panama

Panama City, 15 January 2020. – Following the confirmation of Roxanne Cabral as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the U.S. Department of State assigned Philip Laidlaw as Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim, of the U.S. Embassy in Panama. “My family and I will treasure the warmth of the Panamanian people, the country’s beautiful nature ...
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U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Panama City – February 3-7, 2020

U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Panama City – February 3-7, 2020   The U.S. Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Panama City to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. Where:  Center ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Event: Civil unrest is occurring in the northern city of Colon following protests related to high unemployment rates, affordable housing, community revitalization, and insecurity.  Protesters blocked city streets in approximately six locations throughout the city of Colon, preventing vehicular traffic from entering the city from the highway and halting traffic within the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama, January 6, 2020  Location: Panama Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a ...
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