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Ambassador Duke Buchan’s Embassy Priorities

Our priorities promote shared security and prosperity for the United States, Spain, and Andorra, including: Fostering an environment of inclusion, equality, and respect for all people. Facilitating legitimate travel and providing consular services to American citizens. Maintaining a high level of cooperation in security and defense, including counterterrorism and law enforcement. Working with allies, partners, ...
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Health Alert – Update on Specific Measures Implemented in Catalonia and Aragon in Response to Outbreaks Detected in Both Regions

Health Alert – Update on Specific measures implemented in Catalonia and Aragon in response to outbreaks detected in both regions. – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (18 July 2020) Location: Spain – Level 4:  Do Not Travel Event: Due to outbreaks detected, the regional governments of Catalonia and Aragon have approved specific measures to contain ...
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Answers to Common Visa Questions during COVID-19

U.S. Embassy Madrid Consular Affairs We understand your concern regarding visas and travel in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We hope that this information will help answer your questions. Please review this information before contacting us. We are unable to reply to any questions submitted through our contact forms if they are answered here, so ...
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Important Notice: Travel to the United States 

Important Notice:   Travel by foreign nationals to the United States from Spain currently is limited by one or a combination of the following: a) the Presidential Proclamation prohibiting travel to the United States from the European Schengen zone; b) the Presidential Proclamations suspending issuance of several types of U.S. visas. We have no information about ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Spanish Foreign Minister González Laya

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson July 14, 2020   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister González Laya discussed the importance of secure 5G networks, the crisis in Venezuela, the importance ...
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