Demonstration Alert: Upcoming Demonstrations and Roadblocks on October 25-27, 2022 (October 24, 2022)
Location: Guatemala City
Event: The U.S. Embassy has received open-source reports that veterans of the Guatemalan Military may set up roadblocks and hold demonstrations throughout the country Tuesday, October 25 through Thursday, October 27.
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 2326-4000
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Guatemala Country Information and Travel Advisory Page
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