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Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Mexico
October 17, 2019

Location:  Culiacan, Sinaloa

Event: Consulate General Hermosillo is aware of press reports of violence between Mexican government forces and criminal groups throughout Culiacan, Sinaloa.  Mexican officials have directed people to shelter in place.  Schools and other activities in the city are cancelled until further notice.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor the local news for updates, follow directions from local officials, and in case of emergency call 911.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive safety messages and other travel information.


U.S. Consular Agency Mazatlán
From Mexico:  01-662-690-3262
From the U.S.:  1-844-528-6611
E-mail: ConAgencyMazatlan@state.gov

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

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

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