Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Buenos

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina:

  • Palermo

Event:  Reports indicate that a demonstration is planned for 2:30pm today, April 14, 2018, near the U.S. Embassy. The exact duration of the demonstration and number of participants are unknown. U.S. citizens are reminded to avoid large demonstrations and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings.  Even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to turn violent without warning.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the afternoon and evening hours.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Exercise caution in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile

Assistance:

  • S. Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina

(54-11) 5777-4533

(54-11) 5777-4354 (after hours)

BuenosAires-ACS@state.gov

https://ar.usembassy.gov/

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444