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U.S. Embassy Delivers Renewable Energy Tech, STEM Curriculum to Local School

On March 24, 2021 the U.S. Embassy delivered sustainable energy technology and curriculum to St. John’s College in Nassau. The donation underscores the U.S. government’s commitment to spreading innovative approaches to combatting climate change, and to helping children learn about sustainability while also teaching valuable Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills. The Embassy partnered ...
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U.S. Donates BioFire COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Machine to Ministry of Health

On March 9, 2021 U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Usha E. Pitts participated in the official handing-over ceremony of the BioFire FilmArray Torch infectious disease diagnostic machine. Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, the largest public health facility in The Bahamas, has installed the BioFire machine in its laboratory to aid in combating the spread of COVID-19. The ...
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Travel Advisory: Turks and Caicos Islands – Level 4 – Do Not Travel

Events:  The Department of State has revised its Travel Advisory level for the Turks and Caicos Islands to Level 4 – Do Not Travel.  The Turks and Caicos government issued new or extended measures related to COVID-19. The full text of the updated Travel Advisory is as follows: Do not travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands due to health and safety ...
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Health Alert – Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs – January 21, 2021

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 21, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline ...
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U.S. Passport, Citizenship and Notarial Services

updated December 22, 2020 RENEW YOUR U.S. PASSPORT BY MAIL (FORM DS-82) – ADULTS ONLY Did you know that adult U.S. citizens with 10-year passports can renew their passports via mail?   We encourage adults to renew by mail, so that U.S. citizens requiring interviews, such as children, may be prioritized for appointments. If you were ...
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