Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (September 14, 2021)

Location: Honduras, countrywide

Event: Celebrations for the Honduran National Independence Bicentennial will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, with various demonstrations and parades in Tegucigalpa and across the country.  Past parades in Tegucigalpa have been largely peaceful, but traffic is expected to be heavy, especially along the parade routes.  U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain awareness of their surroundings as the situation may change quickly.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates regarding event times and locations.
  • Carry proper identification at all times.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings.


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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