Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles.
Reconsider travel to Honduras due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Gracias a Dios Department due to crime. Violent crime, such as homicide and armed robbery, is common. Violent gang activity, such as extortion, violent street crime, rape, and narcotics and human trafficking, is widespread. Local police […]
Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism. On June 24, 2019, the Department lifted the ordered departure status of family members of U.S. government employees under the age of 18 as well as the authorized departure status of non-emergency U.S. government employees and family members. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, […]
THE FLAG OF SENEGAL: The flag, adopted in 1960 when the country gained its independence, is a tricolour consisting of three vertical green, yellow and red bands charged with a five-pointed green star at the centre. In Islam, the country’s majority religion, the green of both the first stripe and the star represent the colour of the Prophet. Yellow symbolised wealth and the progress of the country’s economy. Red recalls the blood sacrificed for the nation and the strong determination to fight against underdevelopment.
Latest update: Safety and security section and summary - addition of information about a further drone attack against Abha International Airport on 23 June; Pilgrimage section - updated information ahead of 2019 Hajj
Speaking at the Global Landscapes Forum, Conservation International President Jennifer Morris called for “radical collaboration” that elevates the rights and roles of the world’s indigenous communities.
NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory.