Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (August 13, 2020)

Timor-Leste: COVID-19 August 13, 2020 Crisis Preparedness: Crisis Abroad: Be Ready. What the State Department Can and Can’t Do in a Crisis Country-Specific Information: A State of Emergency is in effect through 11:59PM, September 4, 2020. Specific requirements of the State of Emergency include: All persons entering the country are required to be quarantined for 14 days in facilities established by the government, or in their respective residences subject to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (June 29, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste’s “State of Emergency,” which went into effect March 28 and was twice extended, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (June 18, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste   Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates as of June 18, 2020.   The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 30, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the announcement of a “State …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 28, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the announcement …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 17, 2020) 

Location:  Dili, Timor-Leste Event:  The Association of Black Brigade Combatants (“Brigada Negra”) released a statement threatening to demonstrate and occupy the National Parliament on May 18. Brigada Negra has not filed an official request to demonstrate, and the demonstration will be illegal if it occurs.  Police may be out in force to prevent the protest and secure …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 11, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates May 11. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 4, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the announcement of a “State …

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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 09/04/20 Country-Specific Information: A State of Emergency is in effect through 11:59 PM, October 4, 2020. Specific requirements of the State of Emergency include: All persons must submit a pre-approval request, along with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, to the nearest Timorese Embassy or Consulate or to the Consular Directorate of the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 27, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the announcement of a “State …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 24, 2020) 

Location:  Dili, Timor-Leste Event:  Taxi and microlet drivers plan to protest the government of Timor-Leste’s State of Emergency and its impacts on their livelihood April 27.  Demonstrations may take place near parliament and other government buildings, but protesters could also move around Dili to spread their message. Protesters have not filed an official request to demonstrate, so …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 21, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste   Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates on April 21.  Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 21:  Timor-Leste will temporarily close its …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 17, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates on April 17. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 17: Timor-Leste will temporarily close its …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 9, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 9: Timor-Leste will temporarily close its borders and no longer allow travelers, regardless …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 7, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste    Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates April 7.   Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 7:  ·       President Nicolao Lobato …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 4, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  Exploring Potential Repatriation Options:  On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.  The Department of State is exploring the feasibility of a potential repatriation flight for private …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 4, 2020) 

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 4: President Nicolao Lobato International Airport will be restricted for international and domestic …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste

Location:  Timor-Leste  Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference.  There are no new updates April 2. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 2:  Flights from Dili to Bali have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (April 1, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event:  To keep the U.S. citizen community apprised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on April 1: Flights from Dili to …

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Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 31, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event: To keep the U.S. citizen community appraised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. Travel conditions can change rapidly; however, local sources report on March 31: Australia has implemented travel restrictions for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 30, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event: To keep the U.S. citizen community appraised of ongoing developments related to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy will continue to rebroadcast health alerts daily as needed and include new pertinent information in bold for quick reference. The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread …

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Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 30, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event: The U.S. Embassy has received reports that travel between districts outside of Dili will be restricted starting today, March 30 at 16:00 until an undetermined future date as part of the State of Emergency. F-FDTL, PNTL, and MOH officials have set up check points to enforce travel restrictions and social distancing policies. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 29, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event: The government of Timor-Leste has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the announcement of a “State of Emergency,” which went into effect March 28 and will apply until at least April 26. This Decree Law enforces social distancing measures, including the prohibition of meetings, social, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 28, 2020)

Location: Timor-Leste Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory and recommended U.S. citizens whose home of residence is in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. The government of Timor-Leste has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 27, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste  Event:  On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory and recommended U.S. citizens whose home of residence is in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 26, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory and recommended U.S. citizens whose home of residence is in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 24, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste  Event:  On March 19, the Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  and recommended U.S. citizens whose home of residence is in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 23, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 23, 2020) Location: Timor-Leste Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory and recommended U.S. citizens whose home of residence is in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain …

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Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 22, 2020)

Location:  Novo Horizonte Hotel, Dili   Event:  Police and protesters are gathering at the Novo Horizonte Hotel on Beach Road in eastern Dili.  The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to avoid the area, expect an increase in police presence, and exercise caution while traveling in the vicinity of the Novo Horizonte Hotel.            …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 21, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 21, 2020) Location:  Dili, Timor-Leste Event:  The Timor-Leste Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Dili March 21. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 17, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (March 17, 2020) Location:  Global Event:  The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions.  Even countries, jurisdictions, …

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Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste

Location:  Ermera Road in Tibar, 17 kilometers west of Dili Event:  Police fired teargas at Tibar residents protesting the establishment of a supposed COVID-19 quarantine facility for suspected COVID-19 cases in Tibar Sunday, March 8, 2020.  Protesters reportedly opposed having a COVID-19 isolation center in Tibar.  Unconfirmed reports say protesters threw rocks at government of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste

Location:  Worldwide Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 3 the World Health Organization in Timor-Leste reported there were no cases of COVID-19. Actions to Take: Consult the WHO in Timor-Leste website for …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China – Travel Restrictions

Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China – Travel Restrictions The United States has imposed travel restrictions and quarantines on individuals traveling from China.  U.S. citizens who have visited China’s Hubei Province within 14 days prior to reentry to the United States will face a mandatory quarantine, while citizens returning from …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste February 3, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste February 3, 2020 Location: Worldwide Event:  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice due to an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Actions to Take:  Consult the CDC website …

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Alert:  U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (January 7, 2020)

Alert:  U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (January 7, 2020) Location:  Timor-Leste Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The U.S. Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep …

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Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (Sept. 23, 2019)

Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (Sept. 23, 2019)  Location:  Road on either side of the new, southernmost bridge in Dili Event:  The U.S. Embassy is expanding its dangerous road advisory as a result of ongoing martial art gang incidents and subsequent police and military operations along Banana Road.  The new advisory covers the section of …

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Alert: U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (July 17, 2019)

Alert: U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (July 17, 2019) Location: Road west of the new, southernmost bridge in Dili Event: The U.S. Embassy received several reports of after-dark incidents along the road west of the southernmost bridge in Dili. There appears to be an increasing number of youth fights in this area, and increasing reports …

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Alert: U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 8, 2019)

Location: Back Beach, Dili Event: The U.S. Embassy in Dili, Timor-Leste received confirmation of a death resulting from a crocodile attack at Back Beach on May 1, 2019. Actions to Take: Exercise caution and judgement when swimming, snorkeling, fishing, and other water sports. Monitor local media for updates. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (670) 332-4684 (670) 7723-1328 …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (November 6, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (November 6, 2018) Location: In front of Parliament, centered on the park to the west of the National University Event: The Timor-Leste Students Movement (MUTL) continue to protest against the purchase of new vehicles for Members of Parliament.  These intermittent demonstrations are a continuation of those initiated …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (October 26 and 29, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (October 26 and 29, 2018) Location: In front of Parliament, centered on the park to the west of the National University Event: The Timor-Leste Students Movement (MUTL) have received permission to hold a protest against the purchase of new vehicles for Members of Parliament on Friday, October …

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Election Season Preparedness Alert – U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (May 4, 2018)

Location: Throughout Timor-Leste Event: The final week of the campaign season for the May 12 parliamentary election is beginning.  Political parties are planning large rallies, door-to-door campaigns, press conferences, and other events in Dili May 4-9. The U.S. Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens remain alert to the possibility of large announced and unannounced campaign activities in the days …

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