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Travel Advisory: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (January 11, 2022)

Liberia – Level 2:  Exercise Increased Caution Exercise increased caution in Liberia due to crime and COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice  for Liberia due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an  FDA authorized vaccine .  ...
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Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Arrival of Americans at Providence Island

Today, Ambassador Michael McCarthy joined H.E. President George Weah, Head of the National Traditional Council of Liberia Zanzan Karwor, Archbishop Isaac Winker, and Imam Ali Krayee to recognize the 200th anniversary of the arrival on Providence Island of free Black men, women, and children from the United States on Providence Island.  The commemoration kicks off ...
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Commending the Actions of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia to Curb Illicit Finance

We applaud the actions of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia in its designation of Korlane Investments Liberia LLC as a high-risk money laundering shell company.  This is a courageous step forward for Liberia in the fight against transnational money laundering.  We also commend the Inter-Ministerial Committee for approving these actions. Recognizing corruption’s ability to corrode democracy, on June 3, 2021, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (December 20, 2021)

Location: Liberia Event: The Liberian Ministry of Health updated its Traveler Protocols effective December 20, 2021. In addition to providing a negative COVID test result before entry and exit, the new protocols state travelers over age 18 entering Liberia must show proof of vaccination. Refer to the Traveler Protocols for details. Protocols are subject to change quickly and with ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (December 16, 2021)

Location: Liberia Event:  During the holiday season there is the potential for increased crime in Liberia. Criminal activity often occurs in crowded public locations such as holiday markets, airports, clubs, restaurants, transportation hubs, schools, and other areas. Actions to Take: Exercise vigilance at holiday festivals and events, and locations with large crowds. Review your personal ...
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