ACS Message

Following is the most recent ACS Message:

Dear Wardens:  Please disseminate this message to U.S. citizens in your area.  Thank you.

American Citizen Services Unit

Consular Section

U.S. Embassy, Panama

February 19, 2010

THE U.S. CONSULAR SECTION (AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES, FEDERAL BENEFITS, AND VISAS UNITS) WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN 12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010

The Consular Section (including the American Citizen Services Unit) will be closed for meetings on the afternoon of Monday, February 22, 2010, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  All Units of the Consular Section will be open in the morning.  In the event of an emergency, please call 207-7000.

On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, the Consular Section will resume full operations with its regular schedule (please see http://panama.usembassy.gov).

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For the latest security information, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department’s Internet web site at http://travel.state.gov where current Travel Warnings and Public Announcements, including the Worldwide Caution Public Announcement, can be found.

Up-to-date information on safety and security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll free in the U.S., or for callers outside the U.S. and Canada, a regular toll-line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

For updated information on the security situation in Panama, please contact the American Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy at Panana-ACS@state.gov. The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy is located in Clayton, Building 783, in the Clayton section of Panama. The Embassy web site is http://panama.usembassy.gov/

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