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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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Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Honduras

The United States affirms its commitment to human rights, including the right to freedom of expression through peaceful protest. Incidents of violence during protests, as well as violence as a form of protest, harm legitimate calls for reform and progress, which should be addressed via engagement and dialogue. The United States calls for all Hondurans, ...
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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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