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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence at the Ressano Garcia Border Crossing

The U.S. Embassy Maputo has received multiple reports of violence near the border crossing at Ressano Garcia, with reportedly both Mozambican and South African perpetrators and victims.  Additionally, there are unconfirmed reports of barricades being erected in the streets on either side of the border.  The possibility exists that the border crossing may close on ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Crime on Avenida Organização das Nações Unidas

The U.S. Embassy has received numerous, recent reports of robberies and attacks along Avenida Organização das Nações Unidas from Avenida Fernão de Magalhães to the Praça 16 de Junho. Attackers particularly target pedestrians, and recent information indicates that attackers throw rocks at vehicles and then attack and rob the individuals who stop to check the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding in Zambeze and Nampula Provinces

U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the Zambézia province or the southern parts of Nampula province in Mozambique are advised to take precautions against widespread flooding and consider alternate travel plans as appropriate.  They are further advised to monitor weather reports for northern Mozambique in coming days. Heavy rainfall in Zambézia has led to ...
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Lifting of Sofala Province Travel Restrictions

In light of recent developments including the signing of a peace deal between Renamo and the Government of Mozambique, the declaration by Renamo leaders that there will be no return to war, the relatively peaceful elections, and the recent drop in violence throughout Sofala province, the U.S. embassy is pleased to announce that it is ...
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