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

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy – Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 24, 2018) Location: Honduras Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the potential for both organized and impromptu demonstrations throughout Honduras in coming days.  Similar demonstrations have targeted the U.S. Embassy in the past, and may have an anti-American sentiment.  U.S. government personnel have been advised to ...
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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: Cortes Department Shelter in Place Order Lifted

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras has lifted its order for personnel in the Department of Cortes to shelter in place. The December 3 Travel Alert , which advises U.S. citizens to postpone or cancel unnecessary travel to mainland Honduras, remains in effect through December 31, 2017. U.S. citizen visitors or residents already in Honduras are encouraged to remain cautious ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Advisory for Cortes Department

As result of escalating protests and violence relating to an election dispute, the U.S. Embassy has ordered its personnel in the Honduran Department of Cortes (including the city of San Pedro Sula) to shelter in place until further notice. U.S. citizen visitors and residents are encouraged to take similar precautions. U.S. citizens who plan to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran Political Demonstrations

The Honduran government has implemented a ten-day curfew from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.  The curfew took effect at 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017.  We advise U.S. citizens to observe local law enforcement guidance and remain inside during restricted hours. Due to the increase in sporadic, unplanned demonstrations, we advise U.S. citizens to ...
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Announcement to U.S. Citizens: Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula Temporary Operating Hours

As a result of the national curfew, the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will operate between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m from Monday through Thursday. For further information about security in Honduras: See the State Department’s travel website for the  Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts , and  Honduras Country Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security messages and make it easier ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran Political Demonstrations for December 1, 2017

Due to the increase in sporadic, unplanned demonstrations and traffic delays, we advise U.S. citizens to postpone or cancel unnecessary travel within Honduras at this time. Demonstrations have become increasingly dangerous, including rock throwing and tire burning. Road closures are causing extreme traffic delays and limiting access to airports throughout Honduras. U.S. citizens are reminded ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Honduran General Election on November 26, 2017

Honduras will hold a general election on Sunday, November 26th, 2017. As disruptions related to the elections may be possible, the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa urges caution in the lead up to and the days following the election. Election results may not be finalized immediately, which could extend disruptions beyond November 26th. Hondurans actively participate in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match 31 August, 2017   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team will play in a World Cup Qualifying match at Estadio Olímpico in San Pedro Sula at 3:36 p.m. local time on ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: UNAH Demonstration

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: UNAH Demonstration Date: July 25, 2017 The U.S. Embassy has received reports from local police that students are protesting on the grounds of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras and have shut the main gates. Police have restricted access to Blvd. Suyapa in front of the University ...
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Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has information that the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) has called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Tegucigalpa, to include the U.S. Embassy. The demonstrations may occur later this afternoon or tomorrow. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. citizens are reminded that ...
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Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras will be closed for business on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of the Holy Thursday and Good Friday holidays. The Embassy will resume normal operations at its regular schedule on Monday, March 28. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in ...
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Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has been informed of the following demonstrations throughout Honduras.  The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) have called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Honduras, to include Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.  The demonstrations will occur on March 16, 17, and 18.Currently, there is a peaceful demonstration outside ...
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Security Notice: Demonstrations

The Embassy has received information of numerous demonstrations happening throughout the day and evening, especially in the area of the Casa Presidencial and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH). Please note the entrance to Boulevard Juan Pablo II (Marriott side) has been closed to traffic. Traffic in the vicinity of Boulevard Suyapa and Boulevard Juan ...
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Zika Infection: Situational Awareness

Zika virus infection is an emerging infection now widespread through much of Latin America.  There is a strong potential that this infection will continue to spread.  A Zika infection spreads through mosquito bites and is typically manifested as a mild flu-like illness, fever, a rash, conjunctivitis, and joint pains but most cases are “silent”, meaning ...
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Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy will be closed on February 15, 2016 in observance of President’s Day. U.S. citizens should plan accordingly. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. You can also review our  U.S. Embassy webpage . We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler ...
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Zika Security Message

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading its advisories regarding the Zika Virus . For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website . To obtain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) travel notices, call the CDC at 1-800- CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 from overseas ...
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Security Notice

The U.S. Embassy has received information that traffic is backed up around the Toncontin International Airport and the National Congress in Tegucigalpa due to the strikes of the informal sector of public transportation. If at all possible, avoid these areas today, Dec 8, 2015.  There is no information that suggests this protest and/or other actions ...
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Notice: Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will be closed on November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will be open again for business on Friday 27th. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving Day! We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or ...
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Worldwide Travel Alert

1.  The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both ...
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Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

During the past months, The Embassy has received information about demonstrations that take place on Fridays between 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Francisco Morazán Department. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. Citizens are reminded that the tone of any large public gathering can change quickly, and most likely will cause significant ...
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Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

The U.S. Embassy has received information about multiple marches and demonstrations occurring in Tegucigalpa this afternoon.  The Embassy expects major traffic thoroughfares in Tegucigalpa to be affected.  Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. citizens are reminded that the tone of any large public gathering can change quickly. Please plan your ...
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Traffic Disruption Notice

The Embassy has received information about a possible protest to be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 expressing themselves regarding the recent legal actions taken against Banco Continental.  The group is expected to appear in front of the Honduran Banking Commission building (la Comisión Nacional de Bancos y Seguros, or CNBS) located in the Castaño ...
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Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy will be closed from 7-12 October 2015 in observance of Honduran and U.S. holidays.   U.S. citizens should plan accordingly.  For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext 4100.  You can also review our  U.S. Embassy Webpage . We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart ...
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Demonstration and Traffic Disruption Notice

The Embassy has received information about two demonstrations that are scheduled to take place today in Tegucigalpa: March of the Torches, sponsored by Oposición Indignada, will start at the entrance to Kennedy neighborhood and will end in the Presidential Palace, starting at 5:00 pm March Against Corruption, sponsored by LIBRE, FNRP and Plataforma Indignada, will ...
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Security Notice

The Embassy has received reports of an increase in criminal activity in the area of the American School in Tegucigalpa.  The Honduran National Police have temporarily increased their presence in the area of the school.  The Embassy would like to take this opportunity to remind all U.S. citizens to be vigilant of their surroundings at ...
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Security Notice: March of Torches

The U.S Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras has information that there will be a March of Torches protest happening today, September 4, 2015 assembling at 5:00 p.m. The March starts at La Colonia Supermarket  Kennedy, on Blvd. Centroamerica, march will walk north on Blvd Centroamerica to the Blvd Fuerzas Armadas exchange, march will proceed west along Blvd. ...
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Upcoming Database Migration

Please be advised that Consular Affairs will be conducting maintenance on its systems beginning Friday, August 7th through Monday, August 10th. Routine visa and ACS services will not be provided during this time as our systems will be offline. Upgrading our system is vital step in moving to a larger, faster, and more modern infrastructure ...
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Worldwide Caution

1. The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a ...
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Security Notice

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras has been made aware that a “March of Torches” will likely take place in front of the Consular Section of the Embassy on Avenida La Paz, this Friday, July 17 after close of business between 5pm and 6pm. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. Citizens are reminded that the ...
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Security Notice

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras has information that there is a planned March of Torches that may move from University Hospital to the United Nations Building, today, Friday 10 July beginning at 5 pm. This march will likely disrupt traffic, so please use caution while driving in the vicinity of the above areas. Previous marches have ...
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Security Notice

The U.S.Embassy Tegucigalpa has been made aware of a March to Casa Presidencial starting at Universidad Pedagogica on Wednesday, July 8th. Reports indicate the march is likely to begin at approximately 3:00 pm. The group for this march is union workers. Past protests have been peaceful however, U.S. Citizens are reminded that the tone of any ...
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Alert about Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program .  STEP enrollment gives you ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Passport Appointments during Summer Travel Season

The American Citizen Services (ACS) unit of the U.S. Embassy is releasing this message to inform all U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Honduras of the potential increase in wait times for U.S. Passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments. Due to increased demand for services during the summer travel season, the current wait ...
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Security Warning: Travel to Gracias a Dios

The U.S. Embassy has restricted U.S. Government personnel travel to Gracias a Dios, Honduras, due to credible threat information against U.S citizens.  U.S. citizens traveling to Gracias a Dios should consider postponing their travel.  U.S. Citizens who choose to travel, or reside in Gracias a Dios, should remain alert to local conditions and for signs of danger, be ...
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Messages for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

1. The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a ...
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