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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Merida, Mexico

Location:  Mexican States of Quintana Roo and Yucatán  Event:  Tropical Storm Zeta is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane as it approaches the Yucatán Peninsula on Monday night, October 26.  Mexico has issued a hurricane warning for Zeta in the Yucatan Peninsula from Tulum to Rio Lagartos, including Cozumel.  Heavy rains and strong winds are expected.  Water levels could be one to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Important Dates for 2020 U.S. Elections

Below are a few important dates to keep in mind when voting in the 2020 U.S. elections: November 3:  The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico will collect ballots until at least 10:30 a.m. on November 3 for delivery to the United States via diplomatic pouch.  (In Hermosillo, ballots must be received by 2:00 p.m. on October 30.)  Your ballot must be completed and signed according to your state’s instructions, addressed to your local election office, and have sufficient ...
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COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico

The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico would like to advise all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Mexico to please refer to our COVID-19 Information page for the latest country-specific information and entry and exit requirements – https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ (Original date: May 13, 2020)
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico

Location:  Mexico Event:  Mexico COVID-19 Update (October 22, 2020) The number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reached its peak nationwide by mid-July and began a decrease that continued for nine weeks.  This decline stopped by the second week of September and has plateaued or increased slightly ever since.  In many states, there has been ...
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Change in Services Notice – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico

Location:  Mexico Event:  Change in Availability of American Citizen Services (October 20, 2020) Effective October 20, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and Consulates General Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Matamoros, Merida, Monterrey, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, and Tijuana will resume limited appointments for some routine passport, citizenship, and notarial services.  Passport, citizenship, and notary appointment availability will be ...
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