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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to crime. Exercise normal precautions due to 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 1 Travel Health Notice for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the  Embassy’s COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Sierra Leone. Country Summary: Violent crimes, ...
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DISCONTINUATION OF ISSUANCE OF NONIMMIGRANT VISAS:

The Secretary of Homeland Security has notified the Secretary of State that Sierra Leone denies or unreasonably delays accepting the return of its citizens, subjects, nationals or residents subject to final orders of removal from the United States, and the Secretary of State has ordered consular officers in Sierra Leone to discontinue granting all nonimmigrant ...
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U.S. Ambassador David Reimer presents his credentials to President Bio

U.S. Ambassador David Reimer presents his credentials to President Bio Freetown, Sierra Leone – On Wednesday, March 24, David D. Reimer, United States Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Sierra Leone presented his official letter of credence to President Julius Maada Bio at a credentialling ceremony at the State House.  Newly arrived ambassadors ...
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Vice President Jalloh Celebrates Handover of Millennium Challenge Corporation Water Kiosks

Vice President Jalloh Celebrates Handover of Millennium Challenge Corporation Water Kiosks Freetown, Sierra Leone –  Vice President Mohammed Juldeh Jalloh celebrated the formal handover of 10 water kiosks, funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation threshold program, to the Guma Valley Water Company at a ceremony on Monday in KingTom.  The Vice President, along with the ...
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