Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Government Reform Protests

The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration reportedly planned to protest government reforms is scheduled to take place December 18, in the vicinity of the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires.  A similar protest on December 14 turned violent with protesters throwing projectiles, damaging vehicles, and burning trash receptacles and ...
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Protest Near Embassy April 12

United States Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Near Embassy April 12  April 11, 2017  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a protest planned for tomorrow, April 12, 2017 at 14:00.  The protest is against U.S. policy on Venezuela and Syria.  Protestors will gather in ...
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General Strike April 6

United States Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina Security Message for U.S. Citizens: General Strike April 6  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a nationwide general strike planned for April 6.  You should expect disruptions in public transportation and traffic, with possible road blockages as well as possible delays and cancellations ...
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Holiday Security Awareness for U.S. Citizens

  Traditionally, the incidence of burglaries, thefts and robberies increases during the holiday season. Terrorists, including “lone wolf”–style attackers, also have a tendency to attack on significant dates, to include religious and other holidays. We recommend that U.S. citizens stay vigilant and immediately report anything suspicious to local police. If you are traveling for the ...
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Update on the Zika Virus in Argentina

The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Argentina regarding the Zika virus . The CDC has concluded that the Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects in some fetuses and babies born to infected mothers. This conclusion ...
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Argentine General Elections October 25

The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires reminds U.S. citizens that local, provincial, and national elections will be held throughout the country on October 25, 2015. As Argentine national law requires most Argentine citizens to participate in the electoral process, millions of people are expected to vote. Throughout the Election Day weekend, there may be increased ...
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General Security Awareness

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina that in recent months, U.S. citizens have reported a number of crimes to the embassy. Crimes reported include petty crime, taxi scams (especially at international airports), mugging, snatch-and-grab robbery involving motorcycles and bicycles, and occasionally more serious crimes such as express kidnapping, ...
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General Labor Strike Scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 2014

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a general strike planned for Thursday, August 28. Disruptions in public transportation and traffic could begin as early as Wednesday, August 27, as well as possible delays and cancellations of flights into and out of Buenos Aires. While the strike will likely focus ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – General Labor Strike Scheduled for Thursday, April 10

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens living and traveling in Argentina of a general strike which several labor unions have planned for Thursday, April 10. You should expect disruptions in public transportation and traffic, as well as possible delays and cancellations of flights into and out of Buenos Aires. While the strike will likely focus ...
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