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Demonstration Alert: Caracas (Venezuela), Demonstrations Scheduled for February 12

Western Hemisphere > Venezuela > Caracas

Location: Venezuela

Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Venezuela on February 12 and may continue in the following days. The movement of U.S. government personnel will be restricted to the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy.

Actions to Take:

·        U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area of any demonstration and large gatherings. U.S. citizens should also avoid demonstrations and large gatherings.

·        Monitor local news media for updates.


·        U.S. Embassy, Venezuela

For all inquiries about ACS services email or call +58 (212) 975-6411 between the hours of 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except U.S. and Venezuelan holidays. For emergency assistance after hours call +58 (212) 907-8400

·        State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

·        Venezuela country information

·        Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ( to receive security updates.