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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Caracas December 15, 2014

U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place in the center of Caracas from 8:00 a.m. on December 15th.  The government is calling for a march to support the Venezuelan constitution and reject “imperial interference”. The demonstrators are expected to gather at Plaza Venezuela, Avenida Nueva Granada, Plaza Capuchinos and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Warning – Venezuela

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens about the security situation in Venezuela. Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens safely visit Venezuela each year for study, tourism, business, and volunteer work. Violent crime in Venezuela is pervasive, however, both in the capital, Caracas, and in the interior. This updates ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Consular visit to Merida on November 17, 2014

Consular officials from the American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas will visit Merida on Monday, November 17th, 2014, to provide services to U.S. citizens living in the city and surrounding areas. U.S. citizens may take advantage of this opportunity to: Renew a U.S. passport Apply for a U.S. passport for the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Chikungunya Virus in Venezuela

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Venezuela of a public health concern regarding the chikungunya virus.  Chikungunya virus is a mosquito transmitted virus recently identified in Venezuela and spreading.  Symptoms typically include fever and joint pain of the hands and feet that begin 3-7 days after being bitten by an infected ...
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Message for U.S. citizens: Demonstration & Traffic Disruptions on Thursday October 23, 2014

U.S. Embassy Caracas informs U.S. citizens that a large group of “colectivos” are expected to initiate a march at approximately 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, October 23rd.  The march will begin at Plaza Sucre de Catia, continuing along Avenidas Sucre and Urdaneta, and ending at the Fiscalía General de la República. It is likely that traffic ...
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