National Parks Week

For one week each April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation , the official charity of America’s national parks, join to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and #FindYourPark! It will be celebrated from April 21 to 29, and it also coincides with Earth ...
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US Tourism officials travel to Argentina

Isabel Hill and Brian Beall, Director and Deputy Director of the National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) US Dept. of Commerce, will travel to Argentina on April 16-17 to participate in a roundtable discussion organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina on tourism and employment, together with leaders of tourism administrations of G20 member ...
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Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists…

ENHANCING VETTING CAPABILITIES AND PROCESSES FOR DETECTING ATTEMPTED ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES BY TERRORISTS OR OTHER PUBLIC-SAFETY THREATS – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United ...
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New aviation security measures

As announced yesterday by Secretary Kelly, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is implementing heightened security measures to address ever-evolving threats to commercial aviation. DHS has worked with industry and foreign partners to develop an effective mitigation strategy while minimizing disruptions to the traveling public. There are no changes to items allowed in carry-on ...
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Secretary Kelly announces new aviation security enhancements

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to raise the baseline for aviation security across the globe by implementing enhanced security measures, both seen and unseen, at all last-point-of-departure airports in 105 countries around world. These measures will be implemented in phases, in coordination with our international partners… FULL TEXT
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CBP Announces the Expansion of Global Entry to Citizens of Argentina

Release Date: May 1, 2017 Argentine citizens can begin to apply to the Trusted Traveler Program on May 8, 2017 WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to citizens of Argentina. Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Argentine citizens can ...
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Update on the Zika Virus in Argentina

The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Argentina regarding the Zika virus . The CDC has concluded that the Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects in some fetuses and babies born to infected mothers. This conclusion ...
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