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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Brasilia (Brazil), Nationwide Demonstrations

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The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens throughout Brazil of the possibility of widespread demonstrations in cities throughout the country, based on recent media reports. 

U.S. citizens should avoid protests and areas where large gatherings may occur.  Even demonstrations or events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  U.S. citizens in Brazil are urged to monitor local news reports and to plan their activities accordingly. 

If you require assistance, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate using the contact information below: 

U.S. Embassy Brasilia
SES - Av. das Nações, Quadra 801, Lote 03
70403-900 - Brasília, DF
Phone: (61) 3312-7000
After-Hours Emergencies: (61) 3312-7400
E-mail: BrasiliaACS@state.gov

U.S. Consulate Recife
Rua Goncalves Maia, 163
Bairro Boa Vista Recife, PE - 50.070-060
Phone: (81) 3416-3050
After-Hours Emergencies: (81) 9916-9470 or (81) 3416-3060
Email: RecifeACS@state.gov 

U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Centro 
Rio de Janeiro, RJ — 20030-020 
Entrance at Rua Santa Luzia
Phone: (21) 3823-2000
After-Hours Emergencies: (21) 3823-2029
Email: acsrio@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General São Paulo
Rua Henri Dunant, 500
Chácara Santo Antonio,
São Paulo, SP — 04709-110
Phone: (11) 3250-5000
After-Hours Emergencies: (11) 3250-5373
E-mail: SaoPauloACS@state.gov

Travelers may obtain updated information on security conditions by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  U.S. citizens should also consult the Department of State's Country Specific Information for Brazil.

U.S. citizens who travel to or reside in Brazil are urged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) in order to receive the most up-to-date security information.  By enrolling, U.S. citizens make it easier for the Embassy and Consulates to contact them in case of emergency.  U.S. citizens without Internet access may enroll in person with the U.S. Embassy or the nearest Consulate.  Travelers may also consult the Mission Brazil website at http://brazil.usembassy.gov/service.html for more information. 

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