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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:   May 7, 2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in ...
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Statement from the President on the Beginning of Ramadan

APRIL 12, 2021 •  STATEMENTS AND RELEASES   Jill and I send our warmest greetings and best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world.  Ramadan Kareem. As many of our fellow Americans begin fasting tomorrow, we are reminded of how difficult this year has been.  In this pandemic, friends and loved ones cannot yet ...
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Health Alert: Nationwide Curfew and Ramadan Information

The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until May 10, 2021.  The Government of Morocco has also announced a nation-wide curfew for the period of Ramadan from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The U.S. Mission in Morocco would like to remind Americans to remain vigilant while shopping and driving over ...
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Demonstration Alert – Bab al Had Square in Rabat

April 6, 2021 Location:  Rabat Event:  There is a large demonstration taking place now in the vicinity of Bab al Had Square in Rabat.  Law enforcement is directing the crowd south on Avenue Hassan II.  Expect traffic congestion in the surrounding area.  The situation could become unsettled with little notice, so U.S. Embassy employees have been ...
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U.S. Embassy and AS Sale Basketball Club Announce Morocco’s participation in NBA’s Basketball Africa League

April 2, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Morocco today joined with the Association Sportive de Sale to announce the club’s participation in the NBA’s Basketball Africa League (BAL), a partnership between the NBA and the International Basketball Federation – and the NBA’s first formal collaboration in creating a basketball league outside of North America. ...
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2020 Human Rights Report Communiqué

On March 30, 2021, the U.S. Department of State released the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which includes Morocco. The U.S. Mission in Morocco follows human rights throughout the country and works closely with the Government of Morocco, as well as with other partners such as the National Council on Human Rights and ...
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