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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala
November 21, 2020

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala

Location: Guatemala City

Event:  Due to ongoing protests today that have turned violent, U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the Zone 1 area between the Guatemalan Congress and National Palace in Guatemala City.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

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 if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.