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Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice of Consular Section Closure for Non-Emergency Services (December 28, 2020) 

Due to new movement and business restrictions imposed by the Ministry of Health, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for non-emergency services through January 15, 2021.  The Embassy will be completely closed on January 1, 2021.  Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available.  If you are ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (December 28, 2020)

Events:  New Regional and Nationwide COVID-19 Restrictions in Panama  On December 28, the Government of Panama announced new regional and nationwide restrictions lasting until January 14.  Starting January 4, these include a return to movement restrictions based on gender and ID number in the provinces of Panama and Panama Oeste.  Movement and shopping restrictions:  From December 28 to December 31, a nationwide curfew remains in effect from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  Additionally, shopping in retail establishments is ...
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The United States Takes Actions Against Supporters of the Illegitimate Maduro Regime’s Fraudulent Elections

U.S. Department of State Office of The Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo December 18, 2020  The United States has sanctioned Ex-Cle Soluciones Biométricas C.A. (Ex-Cle C.A.) for their support of the illegitimate Maduro regime’s fraudulent December 6 legislative elections. The Treasury Department action also targets Guillermo Carlos San Agustin and ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (December 19, 2020)

Events:  New Nationwide Movement, Business, and Alcohol Restrictions in Panama  On December 18, the Government of Panama announced expanded nationwide movement and business restrictions between December 18 and January 4.  Movement restrictions:  From December 18 through January 4, curfew is set from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  From December 23 at 5:00 a.m. through January 4 at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice of Consular Section Closure for Non-emergency Services (December 17, 2020)

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for routine services from Monday, December 21, 2020 until Monday, January 4, 2021. The Embassy will be completely closed December 24 and 25, 2020, and January 1, 2021.  Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available. If you are an U.S. citizen experiencing an ...
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