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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott (March 06, 2023)

Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania. Especially Dar Naim neighborhood. Event: Prison break by four potentially dangerous persons who killed two prison guards during escape. U.S. government personnel are advised to minimize movements in the city due to ongoing police operations. U.S. Embassy Nouakchott remains open but on maximum telework.  Consular operations are open as normal.  The American ... Read More»

MCC Vice President and President Ghazouani Launch Analysis Phase to Begin Impactful Program

My name is Alicia Phillips Mandaville, and I am the Vice President of Policy and Evaluation at the United States Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC. I want to thank President Ghazouani for his hospitality and for what I think was a very productive conversation on the next steps as the U.S. Government, through MCC, ... Read More»

Groundbreaking Ceremony for G5 Sahel Defense College Library

Minister Hanana, Chief of Defense General Bolle, General Vall, Members of the Media, Ladies and gentlemen, Honored guests, Thank for you attending today’s ground-breaking ceremony where we celebrate the next step in our partnership with the G5 Sahel Defense College. With a project value of nearly $5M, this library will stand on the ground you ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location: area of Dar Naim Event: Violent protests are happening in the area of Dar Naim. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area of DarNaim Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds. Avoid demonstrations Keep a low profile. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania +222 4525 2660 ... Read More»