Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (April 1, 2019)

Location: Solomon Islands in general, but these areas in particular: Fateleka (north Malaita) Malu (north Malaita) Gizo (Western province) West Honiara Central Guadalcanal – Hells Point Event: National Elections will be held in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, April 3rd, and there will be 1040 polling booths throughout the country.  It will take between 3 ...
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Solomon Islands Welcomes MCC Program

Solomon Islands Welcomes MCC Program Solomon Islands, Honiara: Solomon Islands is the newest country  to participate in the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Threshold program, which is designed to spur economic growth and reduce poverty, and strengthens the ties with the United States forged during WWII and beyond. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela, in welcoming the ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (February 13, 2019)

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (February 13, 2019) Location: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu; Potential Tropical Cyclone region-wide. Current for Rennell & Bellona, Makira and Temotu Provinces in the Solomon Islands; and Santo and Malakula Islands in Vanuatu Event:  Tropical Cyclone Oma – According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), ...
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: TIER 3

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: TIER 3  The Government of Papua New Guinea does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore Papua New Guinea was downgraded to Tier 3. Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps to address trafficking, ...
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USAID, NRDF Mark Completion of Community and Environmental Resilience in Solomon Islands

USAID/NRDF complete Climate Project in Solomon Islands   Choiseul, Solomon Islands: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently marked the completion of a partnership that has promoted environmental and community resilience in the Western and Choiseul Provinces of Solomon Islands. Through the project, USAID and NRDF trained and assisted eight Solomon Islands communities ...
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Ambassador’s Woman of Courage Award Nominations Open

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Ambassador’s Woman of Courage Award. The Woman of Courage Award honors women who are making history in their countries and communities through their work to better their societies, to fight discrimination or strife, and ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Unrest in Honiara, Solomon Islands

The United States Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea wishes to advise American citizens living in and around Honiara, in the Solomon Islands, to be aware of the current political situation and to avoid crowds or areas around Parliament House, the central market, and the Prime Minister’s complex. A motion of no confidence in ...
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Photos from Guadalcanal 75th Anniversary

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Zika Virus in Solomon Islands

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Travel Guidance for the Solomon Islands regarding the risk of Zika virus infection.  Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should discuss their travel plans with their medical provider and consider postponing nonessential travel to the Solomon Islands. Men whose partners are pregnant or are ...
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