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The State Department said it has limited ability to help American citizens in Venezuela.

Report Coalition Analysis Warns of Potential Islamic State Resurgence The militant group is on the run, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be back. American woman shot on her honeymoon in Mexico City as State Department warns against travel Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Advisory. Tags: jamaica, international, travel, information, Red Flags and Watch Lists These links, and subsequent links found on these web pages, describe the efforts of the U.S. federal government in the area of export control through Project Shield America. See the of ’s advisory for Haiti. Embassy employees are prohibited from using public transportation and visiting certain areas of Port-au-Prince due high crime.

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Dan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was “extremely” frustrated when the Obama administration issued “weak” and “frankly inadequate” sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. (more…)