Security Alert – Venezuela

Location: Nationwide Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Venezuela on April 6 and may continue in the following days. Due to continued problems with the national electricity grid, much of Venezuela continues to experience electrical outages. Public water supplies, cell phone networks, and the internet are affected.  Additionally, many hospitals are unable to ...
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Emergency Notification – Venezuela Unrest March 12, 2019

Venezuela – U.S. Embassy Caracas Temporary Suspension of Operations On March 11, 2019, the Department of State announced the temporary suspension of operations of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas and the withdrawal of diplomatic personnel.  All consular services, routine and emergency, are suspended. The  Travel Advisory for Venezuela  remains a Level 4: Do Not Travel, urging U.S. citizens not ...
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Alert: Embassy operations during a Lapse in Appropriations

Due to the lapse in appropriations of the U.S. government for some agencies, the Embassy of the United States in Venezuela will be operating in a limited manner until further notice. However, U.S. citizen services (such as passports), and visa services will continue. The U.S. Embassy will continue providing essential services to U.S. citizens in ...
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