Security Alert – U.S. Consulate Guadalajara, Mexico

Date: May 21, 2018

Location:  Metropolitan Area, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Event: The U.S. Consulate received reports of narco-blockades and police operations on May 21, 2018 in the metropolitan area.

U.S. government personnel are advised to shelter in residences overnight and coordinate with the Consulate if traveling outside the city tomorrow.

We expect the Consulate to be open during normal business hours tomorrow May 22, 2018.

Actions to Take:

•      Avoid any areas of potential disturbance

•      Monitor local media for updates

•      Be aware of your surroundings

•      Report disturbances to the U.S. Consulate via the contact information below

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico
(01-55) 5080-2000

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