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Security Alert: Possible Increase in Criminal Organization Activity in Matamoros
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January 19, 2024

Location:  Matamoros, Taumalipas

Event:  We are aware of reports of the recent arrest in Monterrey of a high-level member of a criminal organization with extensive operations in and around Matamoros.  U.S. government employees must observe a nightly curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. through the morning of Friday, January 26, 2024.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Notify friends and family of your safety

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