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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nogales (Mexico), Demonstration in Nogales, Sonora January 13, 2017

Western Hemisphere > Mexico > Nogales

The U.S. Consulate General Nogales informs U.S. citizens that large demonstrations are expected at Port of Entry DeConcini January 14-15, 2017 to protest the increase in gasoline prices.  U.S. citizens are urged to use the Mariposa Port of Entry until further notice. As always, avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

For further information:              

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Mexico
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 
  • Contact the U.S. Consulate General Nogales (https://mx.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/nogales/), located at Calle San Jose, Fracc. Alamos, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico 840065, and is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  • You may also call 001-619-841-3203 during normal business hours and after-hours.
  • Contact information for the U.S. Consulates General in Mexico can be found on the U.S. Embassy Mexico City website. 
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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