Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (March 29, 2019)
Location: Huehuetenango and San Marcos Departments
Event: As a precaution, official approval is required for Embassy personnel to travel to the Huehuetenango and San Marcos Departments due to on-going security concerns. Embassy operations are normal.
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 areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.