Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate Tijuana

Location:  Southern Baja California Sur from Santa Fe to La Paz, including Cabo San Lucas Event:  Tropical Storm Bud is expected to continue moving north along the western coast of Mexico toward the Baja Peninsula.  The Mexican Metrological Service issued a Tropical Storm Warning for southern Baja California Sur from Santa Fe to La Paz, ...
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Guanajuato receives TRI-ARC Award for Public Security Institutions with Merida Initiative Support

Jacksonville, Florida, 18 November, 2017 — The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) formally awarded its prestigious TRI-ARC Award to the state of Guanajuato for achieving concurrent accreditation of its state law enforcement, public safety communications center, and police academy. Only one other state law enforcement agency holds this award in Mexico – ...
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TSA New Security Directives – Additional Information

The United States and the global aviation community face an adaptive and agile enemy.  Terrorists continue to target commercial aviation, and the United States continues to work with our partners to raise the baseline of global aviation security and keep the entire traveling public safe. Terrorist groups are actively working to compromise passenger aircraft, including ...
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U.S. Consular Agency Acapulco Resumed Operations

The U.S. Consular Agency in Acapulco resumed normal operations, today, September 15. Per the security message sent on September 14, the U.S. Consular Agency in Acapulco was closed on September 14 due to weather conditions related to Hurricane Max. Other information: See the  State Department’s travel website for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Mexico . ...
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Tropical Storm Watch for northeastern Tamaulipas

The U.S. Consulate General Matamoros cautions U.S. citizens that the National Hurricane Center along with the Mexican Meteorological Service issued a Tropical Storm Watch for northeastern Tamaulipas, including the cities of Matamoros and San Fernando. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to strengthen and make landfall as a hurricane near Baffin Bay, Texas the evening of Friday, ...
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Renewed Travel Warning for Mexico

The U.S. Department of State renewed the Travel Warning for Mexico on August 22, This is a routine update that replaces the Travel Warning issued on December 8, 2016. The Department of State reviews Travel Warnings on a regular basis to ensure they remain valid and up to date. Background on Travel Warnings   The ...
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Are you planning to apply for a U.S. visa?

It is important to know that effective Monday, December 19, the Mexico City Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Pavilion will no longer provide temporary storage of personal items for visa applicants.  Visa applicants will not be permitted to enter the NIV pavilion with any of the following items: Cellphones, CDs, USBs, SD Cards, Flashlights, Lighters, Weapons, Liquids, ...
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Surfing and taking care of the ocean with children in Tijuana

The US Consulate in Tijuana joined forces with Surfrider Foundation in Baja California and Proyecto Fronterizo de Educación Ambiental (Border Environmental Education Program) to conduct surfing clinics for children of the Boys and Girls Club of Tijuana and of the local foster homes “Eunime” and “La Promesa.” The goal of the surfing clinics was to ...
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Tropical Storm Javier Approaching Baja California Sur, Mexico

U.S. Consulate Tijuana Security Message for U.S. Citizens: August 8, 2016 The U.S. Consulate General cautions U.S. citizens that Tropical Storm Javier is expected to make landfall near the southern tip of the Baja California Sur peninsula late this afternoon or evening, August 8, and move near the west coast of Baja California Sur tonight and Tuesday, August ...
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US Ambassador, Roberta Jacobson, attends the opening of the new pedestrian crossing “PedWest”

Ambassador Jacobson attended the opening ceremony of the new pedestrian crossing at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, known as “PedWest”. Designed to expedite pedestrian crossings between Tijuana and San Diego, the new bridge will serve approximately 70% of the 20,000 persons that walk across the border daily and will enhance border security and continued ...
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CDC Travel Information Regarding the Zika Virus

The United States Mission to Mexico informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintain advisories regarding the Zika virus .  Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that can be spread from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby.  Among other effects, there have been reports of a serious birth defect of the brain called microcephaly and ...
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Did you know that hurricane season is from May 15 to November 30 in the Pacific, and from June 1 to November 30 in the Atlantic?

Be Prepared   U.S. citizens planning to visit places that are vulnerable to hurricanes should be aware of the chance of storms and make a plan in case of emergency. Even inland areas far from the coast can experience destructive winds, tornadoes, and floods from tropical storms and hurricanes. In the event of a tropical ...
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Fact Sheet – Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State renewed the Travel Warning for Mexico on April 15, 2016. The Department of State reviews Travel Warnings about every six months or as needed to ensure they remain valid and up to date. Below is more information about Travel Warnings and what has been updated in the current version. Background ...
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