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Barcelona Snapshot: Anniversary Protests
As the one-year anniversary of major protest activity and a disputed independence referendum approach, OSAC constituents with operations in or travel…

Anti-Tourism Action in Catalonia
Arran Països Catalans, known as ARRAN, is a youth action group that has been responsible for orchestrating multiple protests against the tourism…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Madrid (Spain), Easter Holidays Increased Security Awareness
Event: During the Easter holiday weekend and continuing through the general elections on April 28, 2019, there will be an increased police presence…

Security Alert: Madrid (Spain), Criminal Investigation into Sexual Assault of U.S.…
Manuel Blanco Vela, an operator of several small tour companies based in Seville, Spain, is alleged to have targeted U.S. citizen visitors for sexual…

Demonstration Alert: Barcelona (Spain), Strikes & Protests on February 21
Several strikes and demonstrations are expected to take place in Barcelona on February 21, 2018, regarding Catalonia’s political situation.