VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 5, 2018  On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel ...
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Security Awareness during the Holiday Season

Security Message to U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness during the Holiday Season The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi reminds U.S. citizens in Georgia to maintain their security awareness during the holiday season.  Note that in addition to New Year’s Eve, Georgians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in 2018.  Large holiday gatherings may provide an attractive target ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 29 October 2017, starting at 2PM at Rose Revolution Square and will impact vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Rustaveli Avenue. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM at Rose Revolution Square. The group Alliance of Patriots of Georgia has planned a political rally/demonstration to take place in downtown Tbilisi on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM.   The demonstration ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Reports of Sexual Assaults

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that it has recently received several reports from victims of harassment and sexual assault in Tbilisi. Reported incidents have included verbal harassment and intimidating advances, unwanted touching and groping, and sexual assault, including rape. It does not appear that victims were targeted because they were U.S. citizens, but rather ...
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