Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Mexico (July 31, 2018)
Locations: Areas including, but not limited, to:
San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
Empalme, Sonora, Mexico
Event: Due to recent violent criminal activity and ongoing 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.
The restriction will be reevaluated at the end of a 10-day period.
Actions to Take:
Avoid the area.
Monitor local media for updates.
Be aware of your surroundings.
U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Mexico
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444