Argentina Health Alert

ARCHIVED ALERT – REFER TO LATEST UPDATES  HERE Location:  Argentina Event:  The Government of Argentina announced that the national quarantine that began on March 20 has been extended through April 26. Argentine authorities may further extend the quarantine beyond this date.  Limited quarantine exemptions include movement to obtain food and medical care and travel to the …

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Update on flight for U.S. citizens seeking to depart Argentina

Eastern Airlines has announced it will operate a direct flight from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida on Thursday, April 2, at 9:30 a.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). This represents a flight change, as the flight was previously scheduled to depart on Tuesday, March 31. Citizens interested in departing on this flight will need …

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Letters for U.S. citizens departing Argentina

Limited exemptions to the quarantine imposed by the government of Argentina include movement to obtain food and medical care and travel to the international airport for ticketed passengers only. Passengers attempting to travel should carry a copy of their flight itinerary and printed versions of these letters to present to authorities: Embassy Letter ; Ministry Note . Travelers should …

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Protest Near Embassy April 12

United States Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Near Embassy April 12  April 11, 2017  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a protest planned for tomorrow, April 12, 2017 at 14:00.  The protest is against U.S. policy on Venezuela and Syria.  Protestors will gather in …

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General Strike April 6

United States Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina Security Message for U.S. Citizens: General Strike April 6  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a nationwide general strike planned for April 6.  You should expect disruptions in public transportation and traffic, with possible road blockages as well as possible delays and cancellations …

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Holiday Security Awareness for U.S. Citizens

  Traditionally, the incidence of burglaries, thefts and robberies increases during the holiday season. Terrorists, including “lone wolf”–style attackers, also have a tendency to attack on significant dates, to include religious and other holidays. We recommend that U.S. citizens stay vigilant and immediately report anything suspicious to local police. If you are traveling for the …

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Voting Day

American citizens residing in Argentina participated in a voting event organized by the American Citizen Services unit at the Embassy. Hundreds of Americans had the opportunity to register to vote, request absentee ballots, and/or cast their votes with the assistance of Consular staff.  “By voting here today, you have exercised your most important right as …

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Visit of Michele Bond

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will visit Argentina on June 5-8. Michele Thoren Bond Assistant Secretary Bureau of Consular Affairs August 2015 to Present Michele Thoren Bond was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs on August 10, 2015.  As Assistant Secretary, Ambassador Bond leads a team of 13,000 …

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