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Security Alert: Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas
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January 31, 2024

Location:  Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas

Event:   U.S. Embassy Mexico City informs U.S. citizens that due to recent security events, U.S. government employees may not travel to the town of Ciudad Hidalgo, including its surrounding areas up to a 10 km (6.2 mile) radius, located in the southern part of the state of Chiapas along the Mexico/Guatemala border.  The Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Chiapals is Level 2 – Exercise Increased Caution due to crime.

Actions to Take: 

  • Monitor local media for updates and in case of emergency, call 911.
  • Review your personal security plans and follow the instructions of local authorities.

 

Assistance: 

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U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico

From Mexico:  (55) 8526 2561

From the United States:  +1-844-528-6611

Department of State – Consular Affairs:  +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

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