Security Alert:  U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo

Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Mexico (August 15, 2018)

Locations:  Areas including, but not limited, to:

  • San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
  • Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
  • Empalme, Sonora, Mexico

Event:  This is an update to the Alert released on July 31.  Due to ongoing violent criminal activity and police action in San Carlos, Guaymas, and Empalme, U.S. government personnel are prohibited from travelling to the cities of San Carlos, Guaymas, Empalme, and all points south of Hermosillo via Federal Highway 15, in the state of Sonora, Mexico until further notice.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Mexico
+52 662-289-3500

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

State Department’s Travel Advisory for Mexico 

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