Location: Honduras, Department of Colón and areas near Trujillo
Event: Three police officers were assassinated on April 24, 2022, off Highway CA-13 near Trujillo. U.S. citizens in Honduras should avoid the areas near Trujillo in the Department of Colón and are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid areas near Trujillo in the Department of Colón.
- 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.
- Monitor local media and U.S. Embassy Facebook and Twitter pages for updates. Be prepared to adjust your plans.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Stock up on food items and necessities.
- 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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