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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Zuzu Angel and Mascarenhas Tunnels Closed

Western Hemisphere > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro

Zuzu Angel and Mascarenhas Tunnels are currently shut down due to police operations. U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro has advised its personnel to avoid the area around those tunnels due to the current activity there.

The Consulate takes this opportunity to remind you to review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

If you require assistance, contact the Consulate using the information below:

U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Castelo
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

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