limited consular services cochabamba 3 july 2008

WARDEN MESSAGE

U.S. EMBASSY LA PAZ, BOLIVIA
June 26, 2008

This Warden Message is being issued to notify American citizens that due to the absence of the consular agent in Cochabamba on Thursday, July 3, 2008, the consular agency will offer only limited consular services on that day. Any services that require his presence, such as passport applications and notarization of other documents, should be requested by Wednesday, July 2, or postponed until Monday, July 7, 2008. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

For the latest security information, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department's Internet website at
http://travel.state.gov where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel
Warnings and Travel Alerts can be found. Additional information is available in the Country Specific Information for Bolivia at
http://travel.state.gov and on the Embassy web page at
http://bolivia.usembassy.gov.

Current information on travel and security in Bolivia may be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States, or, from overseas, 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). American citizens traveling or residing overseas are encouraged to register with the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate on the State Department's travel registration web
site at https://travelregistration.state.gov .

U.S. citizens may contact the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, via e-mail at consularlapaz@state.gov or by telephone at (591-2) 216-8297 during business hours or (591-2) 216-8500 after hours and on weekends. The Consular Section is located in the U.S. Embassy at 2780 Arce Avenue in La Paz, Bolivia. The Santa Cruz Consular Agency can be reached by telephone at (591-3) 351-3477 and the Cochabamba Consular Agency can be reached by telephone at (591-4)411-6313.

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