Latest Us Government Passport News

US Human Rights Report Slams Iran, Cuba
On Cuba, the State Department said that while Havana had largely eased travel restrictions in January, the government still denied passport requests for certain opposition figures or harassed them upon their return to the country. Since announcing U.S …
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Europe's dining-table diplomacy will leave Britain with indigestion
But the EU is not a club of ambassadors, or even of politicians. It is, whether we like it or not, a form of government, a bloated version of a country. It has a commission, a court of justice, a parliament, a legal personality, a passport and a …
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Diplomatic immunity waiver not sought
The Indian Government confirmed late on Saturday the High Commissioner, Ravi Thapar, had been "reposted "back to India and it had launched an investigation after it emerged a former chef accused Thapar's wife, Sharmila, of assaulting him. Thapar has …
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Cuba has More Democratic Potential than Germany

Cuba has More Democratic Potential than Germany
As a child, I had to change schools several times because my parents would move to find work. My parents developed more … I noted the privileges that my passport gave me when it says “Stefan, etc., white, blond hair, blue eyes”, though all of that is …
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Argentina-born Palermo striker declares desire to play for Italy
“The president Zamparini [Maurizio] believes in me and he wants to renew my contract. “I enjoy the confidence that the coach [Giuseppe … He knows that I have an Italian passport and that I have a desire to play. “However, despite my decision to …
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Latest Us Passport Renewals News

Cuba to continue renewing passports in US despite banking issue
The Cuban Interests Section in Washington announced that it will renew until the end of March the expired passports of Cubans living in the United States who plan to travel in the coming months to the island, reported dpa. Likewise the office continues …
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Fingerprinting gains speed with more centers, mobile e-service
“It is hoped that this will bring comfort to both the workers and work owners by letting them receive our services at their doorstep, instead of the hassle of coming to us at the passport office in a densely populated city like Riyadh, ” he said. In …
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Need a Passport? Get it Right Here in Coral Springs
One of the first things you need to do before booking that trip is to secure your U.S Passport, if you don't already have one. Many airlines ask for your passport number when booking overseas. If you do have one, and it's expired, then it's time to get …
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Latest Emergency Passport News

US and Cuba taking first small steps towards establishing relationship
There is a long line of visa seekers outside. The Special Interests visa office is impressively well run and has an enormous staff. Vice-consul James Handler beamed as he handed over my new emergency passport to replace the stolen one (purse-snatching …
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Accused in Horowhenua drugs case out on bail
He also cannot use a telephone unless contacting his lawyer or in an emergency. Taylor had already surrendered his passport but was yesterday banned from applying for a passport or any identification documents. He also cannot apply for a post office box.
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Diffenderfer's trip to Cuba highlights a country frozen in time

Diffenderfer's trip to Cuba highlights a country frozen in time
Since the U.S. had no diplomatic relations with Cuba, Diffenderfer obtained her visa though an “approved” Cuban travel agency. Visas require six to 18 weeks to obtain. On the day of departure, she arrived at the Miami airport at 7:15 a.m. but waited …
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Passport Seva Kendra to open at Puducherry in two months
The Regional Passport Office in Chennai has issued over 3.90 lakh passports in 2014, achieving the target of 3,83,700 passports set by the Ministry, he said. The appointments given to customers every day at three PSKs in Chennai has been increased from …
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Lindsay Lohan in race to finish community service
The 28-year old star, who is on probation for a reckless driving offence in 2012, is planning to go to the Community Service Volunteers centre in London today, Monday, January 26, 2015 and tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in a bid to complete the 30 …
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Passenger removed from flight due to suspect passport
The 33-year-old passenger was ordered off by Italian border agents at the city's Fiumicino airport after he was found to be travelling on a suspect passport. Bags on the flight were subsequently re-checked on Sunday lunchtime before the aircraft …
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Global Entry at DIA speeds travelers through customs

Global Entry at DIA speeds travelers through customs
Granted, I'm nowhere near the first to try the program, which allows expedited entry for low-risk international travelers arriving in the United States. But until now, I was too cheap to pay the $ 100 to apply for the five-year enrollment. Then in …
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US, Cuba embark on a new future
In the South Florida exile community many are still struggling to come to terms with the new reality that the United States and Cuba will have diplomatic relations and soon an American flag will fly over a U.S. Embassy in Havana. For some, there's …
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Ex Danish MP freed after 12 years in US prison
… and imprisoned in 2006 for his plans to smuggle four containers filled with weapons to the paramilitary group the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), which has been designated as a terrorist organization by both the United States and Europe.
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Latest Passport Renewal News

Passport renewal delays causing expat headaches
As a result, expat applicants are stressing out about passports arriving on time for their summer trips. Nadine Tull, an expat mother living in Doha, was applying for her son's first adult passport. She said: "I sent my son's passport for renewal in …
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Consular Outreach: Pattaya
Passport renewal applications ($ 110 or 3,630 baht for adult passports, and $ 105 or 3,465 baht for a child's passport). There are two options for obtaining your new passport; (a) The mail back option: There will be prepaid Thailand Post envelopes …
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Those with Naga links barred from Tatkal Passport?
This was a rude shock to many who were not aware of this clause while applying for or renewing a passport. 40 year old Keshawv Agarwal is a case in point. An army man's son, he was born in Nagaland and studied there upto class X but had shifted to …
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Cuba to continue renewing passports in US despite banking issue
The Cuban Interests Section in Washington announced Wednesday a three-month extension of passport-renewal services in the United States, which have been hampered by the mission's lack of a local bank. Cuba's diplomatic mission said that while it …
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A perspective on Cuba: Big changes for US, but not big enough

A perspective on Cuba: Big changes for US, but not big enough
It is harder for a government to blame all of its problems on the U.S. when people can hear the other side for themselves. The announcements from Washington this week were greeted by cheers in Havana, anger in parts of Miami and … When I lost my …
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Sex blogger Alvin Tan dares Malaysia government to revoke his passport
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Controversial sex blogger Alvin Tan on Sunday challenged Malaysia's government to revoke his passport, hours after the Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said his ministry would do so as early as …
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Dilly Hussain :"Theresa May Exiled Me to Pakistan Via a 'Secret Court'"

Dilly Hussain :"Theresa May Exiled Me to Pakistan Via a 'Secret Court'"
They are the first British-born family to be communally stripped of their citizenship, and are amongst 27 whose UK nationality has been revoked since May came to office as home secretary in 2010. Only five of those, … "It's an absurd case against us …
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The US and Cuba: What Really Happened, What Will Change?
This has also been one of the main causes for the crisis that Cubans living in America have gone through for the past year because the Cuban Interests Section in Washington has not been able to process payments for passports and other necessary permits …
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