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

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.

What happens when a U.S. citizen is injured overseas?

In the case of an injured U.S. citizen abroad the US Embassy in Georgetown will do all it can to assist the injured person and, ….