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.
Embassy Maseru Awards Schools With Grants
Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Pelletreau awarded seven schools in Lesotho with the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help grants worth a total of $55,000 (approximately M550,000) at an event held September 24, in Maseru. Education Minister 'Makabelo Mosothoane was at the event.
CDA Pelletreau Meets YALI/Fulbright Alumni
Members of the YALI and Fulbright alumni met with Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Pelletreau for an afternoon tea and discussion on September 22, 2014. The conversation touched on many aspects of Lesotho’s development needs and how best alumni can tackle them using skills and their U.S. experience,
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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