Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela March 16, 2018
Location: Cities throughout Venezuela, including five locations in the greater Caracas area. Specific gathering points are unknown at this time.
Event: The Frente Amplio Venezuela Libre group has called for several gatherings to take place tomorrow, Saturday, March 17, in protest against the Maduro regime and the Venezuelan elections scheduled for May 20, 2018.
Actions to Take:
- U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area of the demonstration. U.S. citizens should also avoid the area.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Country Specific Information for Venezuela.
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