Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela August 6, 2018

August 6, 2018

Location: Caracas

Event: The U.S. Embassy has lifted the additional special movement restrictions on U.S. government personnel imposed after the incident at the Bolivarian National Guard Ceremony on August 4, 2018. The U.S. Embassy is open.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.


· U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela

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For emergency assistance after hours, call +58 (212) 907-8400.

· State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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