What the Department of State Can and Can’t Do in a Crisis

By Staff Writer On August 18, 2011 @ 5:01 am In Ask the Consul

After the unfortunate Caribbean Airlines crash at Cheddi Jagan International airport on July 30, questions have come up as to the role of the US Embassy in a crisis. This Ask the Consul installment covers some of the things the US Embassy can and can’t do in a crisis.

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