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Demonstrations in Caracas

Today is the 45-day detention mark for Popular Will party leader Leopoldo Lopez and the deadline by which prosecutors need to present evidence against him.  The potential exists for large demonstrations – based either on his release or continued incarceration – that could affect various parts of Caracas.  Already, the opposition is calling publically for ...
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Security Message for U.S. citizens: Temporary Amendment to Embassy Movement Policy

The U.S. Embassy In Caracas informs all U.S. citizens in Venezuela that the policy regulating the movements of U.S. citizen Embassy employees and their family members in Caracas and elsewhere in Venezuela has been updated.  As always, the Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens living in and traveling through Venezuela to remain vigilant at all times ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations throughout Venezuela

The U.S. Department of State informs U.S. citizens of the increased risks of travel to and within Venezuela due to the ongoing political unrest and increasingly violent clashes between Venezuelan security forces and protesters.  There have been incidents of violence between protesters and Venezuelan security forces since February 19.  The Embassy advises all citizens to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations throughout Venezuela

Following demonstrations across Venezuela on February 12, there are reports of additional marches being organized for today.  There may also be marches in the coming days.  While most political marches in Venezuela are peaceful, incidents of violence have occurred, including during demonstrations yesterday. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Consular visit to Puerto La Cruz on February 07, 2014

On Friday, February 7, 2014, consular officials from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas will visit Puerto La Cruz to offer American Citizen Services to American citizens in that city and surrounding areas. The officials will provide services from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the offices of Colegio Internacional de Puerto La Cruz, located on ...
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