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Countries and Other Areas
 - All Background Notes
 - Antigua and Barbuda
 - Argentina
 - Aruba
 - Bahamas, The
 - Barbados
 - Belize
 - Bermuda
 - Bolivia
 - Brazil
 - Canada
 - Cayman Islands
 - Chile
 - Colombia
 - Costa Rica
 - Cuba
 - Dominica
 - Dominican Republic
 - Ecuador
 - El Salvador
 - Grenada
 - Guatemala
 - Guyana
 - Haiti
 - Honduras
 - Jamaica
 - Mexico
 - Netherlands Antilles
 - Nicaragua
 - Panama
 - Paraguay
 - Peru
 - St. Kitts and Nevis
 - St. Lucia
 - St. Vincent and the Grenadines
 - Suriname
 - Trinidad and Tobago
 - Uruguay
 - Venezuela

Countries and Other Areas

Information about countries (including dependencies and areas of special sovereignty) is available through the links at left. The list is sorted alphabetically by short-form names. For long-form names, please refer to the Background Notes or see the list of Independent States of the World
  Antigua and BarbudaArgentinaBahamasBarbadosBelizeBoliviaBrazilCanadaChileColombiaCosta RicaCubaDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEl SalvadorGrenadaGuatemalaGuyanaHaitiHondurasJamaicaMartiniqueMexicoNetherlands AntillesNicaraguaPanamaParaguayPeruSt. Kitts and NevisSt. LuciaSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSurinameTrinidad and TobagoUruguayVenezuelaMexicoJamaicaCayman IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeAruba (Neth.)Clickable Map of WHA Region - Alternate Links to the Left of Screen


Visit Consular Affairs to keep up with Travel Warnings, travel-related Public Announcements, and other items of interest to travelers.  Read DHS press release regarding the end of Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) temporary accommodation.

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