Event: Media report the ongoing protests and work stoppages at Ministerio Publico offices throughout the country are continuing and may spread to other areas, including residential areas. According to individual and media reports, there may be an increased police presence in these areas. U.S. citizens are reminded to avoid any demonstration as even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or no notice. Additionally, as a result of these protests and work stoppages, the U.S. Embassy has received reports of delays in performance of autopsies and issuance of autopsy reports, as well interruptions in other routine services.
U.S. citizens are reminded to avoid any demonstration as even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or no notice.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings.
- Keep a low profile.
- Have travel documents and identification up to date and easily accessible.
- Carry proper identification at all times.
- Have alternative transportation routes in mind.
- Monitor local media and U.S. Embassy Facebook and Twitter pages for updates. Be prepared to adjust your plans.
- Review your personal security plans.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
- U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa
Tel. (504) 2238-5114
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Honduras Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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