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Message for U.S. Citizens – Absentee Voting Week is September 27 – October 4, 2020

Message for U.S. Citizens – Absentee Voting Week is September 27 – October 4, 2020 (September 14, 2020) Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In preparation for Absentee Voting Week, U.S. Embassy Madrid and U.S. Consulate General Barcelona will ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain Event: Several demonstrations are expected to take place in Barcelona and at other locations throughout Catalonia on Catalonia’s national day, September 11, 2020.  U.S. citizens should expect traffic and public transportation disruptions throughout the day in downtown Barcelona.  Demonstrations in the region in the recent past have become violent.  Please see our ...
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COVID-19 Information

(UPDATED September 9, 2020) Country-Specific Information: Spain is experiencing increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, with regional and local governments implementing new restrictions to reduce or slow down further spread of the virus. Restrictions related to COVID-19 are in effect throughout Spain and vary by region. U.S. citizens should monitor regional government social media and ...
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Travel Alert – Spain Travel Advisory: Level 3: Reconsider travel. – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona

Location:  Spain – Level 3:  Reconsider Travel Event:  Reconsider travel to Spain due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Spain due to terrorism. Exercise increased caution in Barcelona and Catalonia due to civil unrest. 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 3 Travel Health Notice for Spain due ...
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