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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (September 5, 2019)

Location: Izabal and 22 municipalities in Guatemala Event:  On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 following the deaths of three Guatemalan Marines in Izabal, President Morales announced a State of Siege affecting the Department of Izabal and 22 additional municipalities.  Accordingly, the U.S. Embassy has restricted travel by Embassy personnel to the affected areas effective immediately.  These ...
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SaborUSA presented several leading gastronomic products from the U.S.

Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga shared the culinary experience SaborUSA with hundreds of Guatemalans, who presented various leading American products to the local market, as part of the close commercial relationship between the U.S. and Guatemala. The activity is organized by U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer locally some of the best products in the United ...
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Ambassador participated in the inauguration of VisitUSA Travel and Tourism

Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga participated in the inauguration of “VisitUSA Travel and Tourism,” which is an event aimed at travel agents, companies that promote tourism to the U.S., and representatives of U.S. destinations, focused mainly on the icon cities of Chicago, New York, and Miami. When you travel to the U.S. legally, with a tourist ...
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U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (August 28, 2019)

Location: Guatemala Event: Criminal Records Requirement Change for Guatemalan Residency The Guatemalan Immigration office has recently changed their criminal records requirements to apply for Guatemalan residency.  We encourage American Citizens interested in applying for Guatemalan residency to contact the Dirección General de Migración via http://igm.gob.gt/ or at (502) 2411-2411 to obtain updated information regarding the residency ...
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