After review of current security conditions, the U.S. Department of State lifted the ordered departure status of non-working eligible family members of the U.S. Embassy in Maseru. U.S. citizens are advised to carefully consider the potential risks of traveling to Lesotho due to ongoing security concerns.
U.S. Embassy Maseru has released a new security message for U.S. citizens on travel outside of Maseru. Please click on the headline to view the complete message.
U.S. Embassy Maseru has released a statement on the current political and security situation in Lesotho. Please click on the headline for details.
U.S. Embassy Maseru is delighted to welcome new Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Elizabeth Pelletreau. Please click on the headline to read her full biography.
CDA McNamara Signs Human Rights Grants
Chargé d’Affaires John McNamara awarded three local non-governmental organizations with grants worth a total of $35,000 (approximately M370, 000) to promote democracy and fundamental human rights in Lesotho on August 27, in Maseru. The grants fall under the Democracy and Human Rights Fund II.
Emergency Messages for U.S. Citizens
Read the most current message for U.S. Citizens:
Security Message for U.S. Citizens on Travel Outside of Maseru (September 9, 2014)
Religious Freedom Report 2013
Lesotho Child Labor Report 2013
- Please click on this link for the latest Lesotho Child Labor Report
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