Location: Throughout Guatemala
Event: The U.S. Embassy has received reports that there continues to be peaceful demonstrations and roadblocks throughout Guatemala.
Reports indicate that demonstrations and/or roadblocks are currently underway at the following locations:
Km 110, CA-1 Occidente, Chupol, Quiché
Km 117, CA-1 Occidente, Las Trampas, Sololá
Km 127, CA-1 Occidente, Los Encuentros, Sololá
Km 140, CA-1 Occidente, San Juan Argueta, Sololá
Km 144, CA-1 Occidente, Caserío Cienaga Grande, Chimaltenango, Chimaltenango
Km 169.5, CA-1 Occidente, Cumbre de Alaska, Sololá
Km 188, CA-1 Occidente, Cuatro Caminos, Totonicapán
Km 65, CA-1 Oriente, El Boquerón, Cuilapa, Santa Rosa
Km 168, CA-10, CUNORI, Chiquimula, Chiquimula
Km 196, CA-10, Cruce a Olopa, Quezaltepeque, Chiquimula
Km 182, CA-14, Cruce San Julián, Tactic, Alta Verapaz
Km 229, FTN, Puente Chixoy, Río Negro
Km 256, RD AV-09, Cubilhuitz, Cobán, Alta Verapaz
Km 140, RN-1, Salida de Sololá
Km 189, RN-1, San Cristóbal, Totonicapán
Km 148, RN-1, Entrada a Panajachel desde Sololá
Km 188.3, RN-1, La Morería, San Cristóbal, Totonicapán
Km 136, RN-15, Cantón Chuabaj, Chichicastenango, Quiché
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
Phone: +502 2354-0000
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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