Tag: U.S. Consulate

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U.S. Embassy in Kabul Closes After Taliban Attacks

Following a Taliban suicide-bomb attack on the U.S. military base at Bagram Air Field that killed four people and wounded 16 others, and a truck-bomb attack on the German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif that killed 7 and wounded over 100, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul has announced that it will close temporarily.

Mexican federal authorities have beefed up their security around the U.S. Consulate in Matamoros

US Consulate Mysteriously Raises Security in Border City

As cartel violence continues to plague this border city, the U.S Consulate General in this city has beefed up the security measures in its offices in likely preparation for any future violent incident like the ones that have become all too common in this region.

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EXCLUSIVE: 11,500 US Visas Stolen in Mexico

The gunmen who recently hijacked a cargo truck carrying visas and documents bound for the U.S. consulates in Monterrey and Guadalajara were able to steal 11,500 border crossing cards that had just left this border city.

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Truck Carrying US Visas Hijacked in Mexico

A group of suspected cartel gunmen hijacked a cargo truck in Northern Mexico, which carried visas intended for the U.S. Consulate offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara.

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Kidnappings Near Texas Border Prompt US Warning

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – A series of kidnappings in the Mexican border city of Matamoros prompted the U.S. Department of State to issue a security warning to American travelers.