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Alert: Demonstration, Planned Protest
September 25, 2023

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Event: A march and demonstrations are expected to take place on September 26, 2023, beginning at 4:00 p.m., for the 9th anniversary of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. Protestors are expected to gather near the Angel of Independence Monument and then march down Paseo de La Reforma Avenue to the Zocalo. Media reports that related recent protests held in the state of Guerrero have turned violent. 


Actions to Take:  

·        Avoid the area of the demonstrations.

·        Seek secure shelter, if in the area of the demonstrations.

·        Monitor local media for updates, follow directions from local officials, and in case of emergency, call 911.

·        Be aware of your surroundings.

·        Keep family and friends advised of your location and well-being via phone, text, and social media.

·        Contact the nearest U.S. consulate or Embassy if you need assistance.


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