Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (September 1, 2018)

Location: Guatemala City

Event: Demonstrations are planned to begin today at 3:00 p.m. in front of the National Palace in Zone 1. U.S. Embassy operations are normal unless otherwise announced.

​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.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Guatemala City

Tel. (502) 2326-4000

Amcitsguatemala@state.gov

• State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guatemala Country Information

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