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 U.S. Embassy remains open as we continue to monitor developments. However, as a result of damage sustained during violence against the embassy on May 31, 2019, the consular section will only be able to provide emergency services for U.S. citizens during the week of June 10 – 14, 2019 and cannot schedule any new appointments for an indefinite period.  Any U.S. citizen in need of emergency services should contact to make special arrangements.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid demonstration.Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local and social media for updates.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Have travel documents up-to-date and easily accessible.
  • Report specific safety concerns to local law enforcement authorities.
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) with the U. S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa to receive security updates –


  • U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras:

Telephone: +(504) 2238-5114

After-hours telephone: +(504) 2236-8497



  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444