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Demonstration Alert: Ongoing Demonstrations and Roadblocks on March 28, 2023 (March 28, 2023)
March 28, 2023

Demonstration Alert: Ongoing Demonstrations and Roadblocks on March 28, 2023 (March 28, 2023)


Location:  Throughout Guatemala

Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports the following roads are currently blocked in both directions due to ongoing demonstrations underway on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.  Please seek alternate routes or defer travel.

CA-1 Occidente             KM 117         Las Trampas, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 127         Los Enquentros, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 130         Chuchilla, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 140         Aldea Chiquel, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 144.5     Aldea el Novillo, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 148.5     Santa Lucia Utatlan, Sololá

CA-1 Occidente             KM 170         Cumbre de Alaska, Totonicapán

CA-1 Occidente             KM 174.5     Entrada Aldea Vasquez, Totonicapán

CA-1 Occidente             KM 188         Cuatro Caminos, Totonicapán

CA-1 Occidente             KM 267         Santa Barbara, Huehuetenango

CA-1 Occidente             KM 270         Aldea Xinaxoj, Huehuetenango

RN-01                              KM 188.5     La Morería, Quiché

RN-01                              KM 190         Redondel del Migrante, Quiché

RN-09 Sur                       KM 223         Cantel, Quetzaltenango

As always, the timing, size, and duration of planned demonstrations and roadblocks can change. Demonstrations can grow quickly 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.  


U.S. Embassy Guatemala City

Website:  https://gt.usembassy.gov/

Phone: +502 2354-0000

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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