Demonstration Alert – Avenida La Reforma in U. S. Embassy Guatemala City

Demonstration Alert – Avenida La Reforma in U. S. Embassy Guatemala City

 Guatemala – (April 7, 2022)

Location: Guatemala  

Event: The U.S. Embassy has received reports that demonstrators have blocked all lanes of Avenida Reforma at 6th Street in front of the Ministry of Education, one block north of the Embassy.  Please expect heavier than normal traffic and possible delays in the area.

As always, the timing, size, and duration of planned demonstrations and roadblocks can change. Demonstrations can quickly grow in size and often move from one location to another, thus potentially disrupting movement. The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens be aware and vigilant.  

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal security plans and remain aware of your surroundings, including local events.
  • Monitor local news for updates.
  • Maintain a high level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security, and follow instructions of local authorities.
  • Avoid affected areas, and exercise caution.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Guatemala City

Website:  https://gt.usembassy.gov/

Phone: +502 2326-4000

Email:  AmCitsGuatemala@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guatemala Country Information and Travel Advisory Page

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