Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Location:  Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires; and other cities within Argentina

Event:  A demonstration is planned for Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Plaza de Mayo (near Casa Rosada), City of Buenos Aires, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  The demonstration is being staged by organizations representing workers and unemployed individuals seeking job opportunities and increased government spending on social programs.  The planned marches throughout the day to the demonstration site and the subsequent demonstration have the potential to cause traffic disruptions around the city.  Reports indicate that between 100,000 and 200,000 persons may participate.  Reports also indicate there may be similar, smaller demonstrations in other cities.       

Actions to Take:

  • U.S. citizens should always carry a photocopy of their U.S. passport or other valid identification.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the area and any demonstrations. 

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina

Phone number:  +54 11 5777 4533

Email Address:  BuenosAires-ACS@state.gov

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444