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Demonstration Alert – Venezuela

Location: Nationwide Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Venezuela on May 11 and may continue in the following days. Actions to Take: U.S. citizens should avoid demonstrations and large gatherings. Monitor local news media for updates. Make preparations for possible electrical, internet, and water outages. These may affect ability to access goods, as ...
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Demonstration Alert – Venezuela

Location: Nationwide Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Venezuela on April 30 and may continue in the following days. Actions to Take: Consider sheltering in place if you are unable to depart Venezuela. Avoid demonstrations and large gatherings. Monitor local news media for updates. Assistance: If you are a U.S. citizen or are ...
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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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