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Security Alert: Nuevo Laredo (Mexico), Reports of Multiple Gunfights and Blockades

Location: Multiple Locations, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Event: The Consulate has received reports of multiple gunfights and blockades throughout the city of Nuevo Laredo.

U.S. government personnel are advised to shelter in place. 

Actions to Take:

  • Seek secure shelter.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Monitor local media for updates. 


U.S. Consulate General Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
+52 867 714 0512
+52 55 5080 2000 (U.S. Citizen Emergencies)



State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


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