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Message for U.S. Citizens: New Messaging System

To better serve U.S. citizens living and traveling in Timor-Leste, the U.S. Embassy in Timor-Leste is testing a new system for delivering routine, security, and emergency messages. We would appreciate your assistance in ensuring that the messages are delivered and ask that you please reply to this message by emailing  to confirm receipt. We also ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Government of Timor-Leste Immigration Operation

The Government of Timor-Leste has advised the U.S. Embassy in Dili that the Immigration Services of the Ministry of the Interior will be conducting an operation that may include setting up checkpoints and spot checks of identification, particularly for foreign residents and visitors. Although the Embassy has no other information at this time, we advise ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Security Concerns in Baucau

United States Embassy Dili continues to monitor reports of increased security concerns in Baucau district including an attack on the Baguia police station on March 8. For the Embassy’s U.S. personnel, travel to the Baucau district is strictly limited and travel to the Laga and Baguia sub-districts of Baucau is prohibited. U.S. citizens likewise should ...
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