Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 25, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Current security situation The U.S. Embassy has now lifted restrictions regarding travel for U.S. government employees and family members within Honduras. Actions to Take: Avoid all demonstrations. Even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or no notice. Be prepared to shelter in place and use your provisions in your emergency kit. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 21, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 21, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Current security situation Due to unannounced demonstrations and road blockades, the U.S. Embassy has instructed U.S. government employees and family members to minimize unnecessary travel within Tegucigalpa; along the CA-5 between Tegucigalpa and Puerto Cortes; the CA-13 between the cities of El …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 18, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 18, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Anticipated Celebratory Events and Anti-Government Demonstrations As a result of a recent ruling out of the U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of New York, celebratory events and anti-government demonstrations or road blockades (“tomas”) calling for the ouster of President Hernandez have …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 9, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Strikes are expected to take place on October 10, 2019 beginning at 6:00 am. The U.S. Embassy has received information that the Taxi Cab Driver Association of Honduras is calling for a countrywide strike tomorrow, starting at 6:00 am.  Negotiations between the taxi association and the Honduran Government are still ongoing.  If …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Because of the ongoing demonstrations in Tegucigalpa, which at times have turned violent, the U.S. Embassy has determined that the previously restricted area in Colonia Kennedy continues to be off-limits for U.S. citizen embassy employees and family members. In past confrontations, police deployed tear gas …

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U.S. Social Security Services Honduras – September 17– 19, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits. Where:  US Consular Section, US Embassy Tegucigalpa. When:  September 17th and 18th from 8 am to 4 …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (August 9, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Because of the ongoing demonstrations at or near National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH), which at times have turned violent as they did on Wednesday, August 7, the U.S. Embassy has determined this area to be unsafe for U.S. citizen embassy employees and family members to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Multiple planned and impromptu demonstrations are likely to continue taking place throughout the country.  Any demonstration can turn violent with little or no notice.  Due to the potential of violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared the following area …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Dengue fever epidemic. Dengue fever epidemics occur every four to five years in Honduras due to its tropical and subtropical climates.  Currently, Honduras is seeing a sharp increase in cases of dengue fever, especially in children. As a result, the Government of Honduras has declared a state of emergency. The most affected …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Multiple planned and impromptu demonstrations are likely to continue taking place throughout the country.  Any demonstration can turn violent with little or no notice.  Due to increasingly violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared the following area of Tegucigalpa …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. In light of increasingly violent confrontations between protestors and security forces in Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Embassy has declared two areas of Tegucigalpa to be unsafe for transit and directed all embassy employees and family members to avoid the following areas of Tegucigalpa until further notice: Universidad Nacional …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. In light of the outbreaks of violence that occurred during protests on June 19, 2019, the U.S. Embassy has instructed U.S. government employees to minimize unnecessary travel.  Unannounced protests and road blockades are likely to continue and may lead to the closure of businesses and roads …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations by multiple sectors of Honduran society including workers from various economic sectors, activists, students, and others. Although recent protests have been largely peaceful, unannounced and spontaneous protests may continue and lead to the closure of businesses as well as roadblocks in major cities and along the CA-5 highway connecting Comayagua …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (June 8, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations and roadblocks. Although recent protests have been largely peaceful, unannounced and spontaneous protests may continue and lead to the closure of businesses as well as roadblocks in major cities and along the highways connecting Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Choluteca, Choloma, Villaneuva, Tocoa, and other cities and major highways countrywide. The …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Ongoing demonstrations by members of the health and education sectors.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, e.g., bus and taxi drivers, may also participate in the protests.  In light of these ongoing demonstrations, the U.S. Embassy maintains its recommendation to minimize all unnecessary travel throughout the week of June 3 …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Ongoing demonstrations in the aftermath of the 48-hour general strike called by doctors, teachers, and other health professionals on May 30 and 31, 2019.  The initial strike was calledto demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, e.g., bus …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Demonstrations/strikes will continue today, May 31, 2019.  Doctors, teachers and other health professionals intend to continue their nationwide 48-hour general strike, accompanied by protests in the major cities in Honduras, to demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other economic sectors, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, Toncontin International Airport, Tegucigalpa Event:  As of 12:30 PM, demonstrations outside Toncontin International Airport have closed the roads leading into the airport and led to the evacuation of travelers to the military base, located across the runway.  Honduran authorities have not yet indicated their plans for restoring normal airport operations or assisting individuals at the airport …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 30, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Demonstrations/strikes are expected to take place beginning today, May 30, 2019.  Teachers and health professionals plan to hold a nationwide 48-hour general strike, accompanied by protests in the major cities in Honduras, to demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other …

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Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Protests are expected to continue throughout Honduras on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Protestors have closed roads and damaged public spaces and buildings.  Recent protests have encountered a strong police presence and the use of tear gas and batons. U.S. government personnel have been advised to minimize unnecessary …

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Health Alert/Dengue Fever Increase – U.S Embassy – Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2019) Location: Throughout Honduras, with the highest risk in the Cortés Department. Event: The Honduras Ministry of Health has reported a significant increase in dengue fever and severe dengue fever compared to 2018. Actions to Take: Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website on dengue fever. …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding and Landslides

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras informs U.S. citizens the Government of Honduras issued a red alert for the Francisco Morazan, Valle, and Choluteca Departments due to heavy rains. Flooding and landslides are imminent on all major roads. Furthermore, the Goascoran River on the border between Honduras and El Salvador has overflowed. Unnecessary movements should be …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Location:  Nicaragua and its border areas Event:  Roadblocks are present throughout Nicaragua, including near the border with Honduras, making overland travel unpredictable; road travel is even more dangerous after dark, when the likelihood of violence at roadblocks, and other crime, increases.  Nicaraguan authorities may deny entry to travelers attempting to cross into Nicaragua via land.  …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Location: San Pedro Sula, Honduras Event: The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa advises U.S. citizens of a new crime trend in San Pedro Sula. There has been a recent increase in crime, including a triple homicide, in Barrio Los Andes. These crimes do not appear to be targeting U.S. citizens. Embassy personnel in San Pedro Sula …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Honduras

Location: Planned throughout mainland Honduras. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place beginning the afternoon of January 19, 2018. The Opposition Alliance has called for a nationwide, week long demonstration to protest the November 2017 presidential election. The demonstrations are expected to last at least through the presidential inauguration scheduled for January 27, 2018. Recent …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Honduras

A demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. near the Soto Cano Air Base, Comayagua, Honduras. The demonstrations are related to the November 2017 presidential elections. Recent demonstrations have included destruction of private and public property and have encountered a strong police presence including the use of tear …

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