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Health and Security Alert – Spring Break 2021 

Health and Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City (March 4, 2021)  Location:  Mexico – Countrywide  Event:  Spring Break 2021  U.S. citizens should reconsider Spring Break and other non-essential travel to Mexico due to COVID-19.  Cases and hospitalizations remain high in most of Mexico.  Consular services, like appointments for emergency passports, are limited in many locations due to the pandemic.  Land border ...
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Treasury Sanctions Fugitive Associate of CJNG

OFAC Action Targets High-Level Cartel Facilitator Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Mexican national Juan Manuel Abouzaid El Bayeh (“Abouzaid El Bayeh”) as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). OFAC designated Abouzaid El Bayeh for his high-level role ...
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U.S.-Mexico Joint Declaration

President Joe Biden hosted Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on March 1 for a virtual bilateral meeting to review cooperation on migration and to advance joint efforts to promote development in Southern Mexico and the Northern Triangle of Central America. Building on their positive January 22 conversation, the two Presidents reaffirmed the enduring partnership ...
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U.S. – Mexico Bilateral Cooperation

“We are friends and allies, and our relationship is based on mutual respect for our peoples and our nations’ sovereignty.” The scope of bilateral relations between the United States and Mexico is broad and deep, encompassing extensive historical, cultural, and commercial ties. With 2,000 miles of border, the relationship with Mexico impacts the lives of ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Virtual Travel to Mexico and Canada

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will embark tomorrow on his first “virtual trip,” visiting Mexico and Canada on February 26.  Secretary Blinken’s virtual travel prioritizes the health and safety of everyone involved, while demonstrating the significance of our partnerships with our neighbors and some of our closest partners.  The United States and Mexico enjoy ...
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