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Demonstration Alert: Upcoming Demonstrations on September 12, 2022
Message for U.S. Citizens
September 11, 2022

Upcoming Demonstrations on September 12, 2022

Location:  Guatemala City

Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports that starting at 6:00 am on Monday, September 12, 2022, demonstrators plan to march from Boulevard Vista Hermosa in Zone 15, from Km 12 of Calzada Roosevelt in Zone 11, and from Puente Belize in Zone 6, converging at Plaza de la Constitución in Zona 1.

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 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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