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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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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Caracas, Venezuela

Location: Nationwide Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Venezuela on March 30 and may continue in the following days. Due to the failure of the national electricity grid, much of Venezuela lost electricity on March 26, and it is not known when power will be fully restored.  Public water supplies, cell phone networks, ...
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TRAVEL ADVISORY UPDATE – 03/12/2019

Venezuela – Level 4: Do not travel C U H O  Last Update:  Reissued after March 11, 2019 announcement of temporary suspension of operations of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas and withdrawal of diplomatic personnel in Venezuela. Do not travel to Venezuela due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, and arbitrary arrest and detention ...
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