Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Event: A protest/vehicle caravan activity is expected today starting at Universidad Nacional Autonoma, Blvd. Suyapa. demanding full representation for new political parties at the voting stations at 4:30 pm. The planned route and destination of the caravan are currently unknown. U.S. citizens should avoid avoid Blvd. Suyapa area by UNAH until protest activity ceases. Similar marches/caravans have been peaceful, but even peaceful protests/caravans can turn violent with little or no notice. Similar activities are expected in La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula, Choloma, Puerto Cortes and Villanueva.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid travel to the areas surrounding the National Autonomous University.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.


U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa
Tel. (504) 2238-5114

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Honduras Country Information
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