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Security Alert: Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas
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.



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