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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Consular Section Closed on January 11, 2021

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Consular Section Closed on January 11, 2021 Location:  Madrid, Spain – U.S. Embassy, Consular Section Event:  Due to inclement weather, the U.S. Embassy Madrid Consular Section will be closed on January 11, 2021.  All previously scheduled American Citizens Services and visa appointments on January 11 are canceled.  No ...
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Ambassador Buchan’s Official Statement- January 7, 2021

Ambassador Buchan: “I’m saddened and deeply disturbed by what transpired in Washington yesterday. Violence has no place in our political process. Those who participated in yesterday’s shameful criminal acts should be fully prosecuted. What I, the Embassy, and the American people stand for is a peaceful democratic process and respect for democratic norms and institutions. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Mission Spain

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Spain (17 December 2020)  Location: Spain, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Spain remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology. Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, ...
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Ambassador Buchan’s Op-Ed about the Situation in Venezuela- El País

Terrible Theater: Tomorrow’s “Election” in Venezuela Is a Sham Richard Duke Buchan III, U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra- Op-ed, El País. December 5th, 2020 The illegitimate Maduro regime is staging a sham parliamentary election tomorrow in Venezuela in an effort to eliminate the democratically elected National Assembly.  This piece of political theater is a ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Madrid Consular Section Closed on November 18, 2020

Location: Madrid, Spain – U.S. Embassy, Consular Section Event: The U.S. Embassy Madrid Consular Section will be closed on November 18, 2020.  No regular or emergency consular services will be offered.  The Consular Section will resume services as scheduled on November 19, 2020. Actions to Take:  If you do not have a valid passport, but ...
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