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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States. Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and more efficiently ...
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Asylum Cooperative Agreement with Honduras Finalized

WASHINGTON, DC – On December 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the United States and Honduras have concluded the implementation accords for the Asylum Cooperative Agreement (ACA) signed in September 2019. Under the ACA, certain migrants requesting asylum or similar humanitarian protection at the U.S. border may be transferred to ...
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USAID Deploys Disaster-Assistance Response Team in Response to Central America Hurricanes, Allocates $17 Million in Additional Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is deploying a Disaster-Assistance Response Team (DART) to respond to back-to-back hurricanes in Central America, where Hurricane Iota made landfall yesterday as a powerful Category 4 storm just two weeks after Hurricane Eta hit the same region. USAID’s DART is leading the U.S. Government’s response to these storms. ...
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Weather Alert: Hurricane Iota – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Iota – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 16, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Hurricane Iota has strengthened to a Category 5 storm as it approaches Honduras’ Caribbean coast. The National Hurricane Center predicts Iota to generate rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 inches over Honduras, with isolated areas receiving up to 30 inches. Expect heavy rain ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 14, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Tropical Storm Iota is expected to continue strengthening as it approaches Honduras’ Caribbean coast. The National Hurricane Center warns that dangerous winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are expected across portions of Central America. Expect heavy rains through Thursday, November 19, 2020, with possible landslides, ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 13, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Tropical Depression Thirty-One is expected to continue strengthening as it approaches the coast of northeastern Honduras and Nicaragua. In light of the additional inclement weather, the Government of Honduras has extended the national state of emergency and red alert for all departments across Honduras . Dangerous wind and storm surge are likely to impact portions of Nicaragua and Honduras beginning the evening ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 12, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: The National Hurricane Center  reports a weather system forming below the coast of the Dominican Republic which is likely to form a tropical depression this weekend or early next week as it continues westward through the central and western Caribbean Sea. American citizens in Honduras are advised to continue monitoring the weather and take ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 17, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras announced a national curfew from January 17, 2021 to January 24, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. without regard ...
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Health Alert – Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

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 passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy  Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 13, 2021) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Change in U.S. Entry Requirements The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for entering the United States.  A negative COVID-19 test will be required for all air passengers.  This includes U.S. citizens and Legally Permanent Residents. The order was signed by the ...
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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States. Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and more efficiently ...
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Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: National Curfew In Effect The Government of Honduras announced a national curfew from January 10, 2021 to January 17, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. During the week, shopping and essential activities will be allowed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. without regard to identification number. Bars, night clubs, and convention centers are ...
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