Western Hemisphere

Armed Kidnapping in Puerto Vallarta
On August 15, gunmen associated with a Mexican drug cartel stormed a restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, a large seaside city popular with Western…

OSAC Daily Report: Rio 2016 Olympics (August 22)
The OSAC Daily Report for the Rio 2016 Olympics highlights relevant security and logistical considerations for the U.S. private sector.

OSAC Daily Report: Rio 2016 Olympics (August 21)
The OSAC Daily Report for the Rio 2016 Olympics highlights relevant security and logistical considerations for the U.S. private sector.

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Message for U.S. Citizens: Willemstad (Curacao), Consulate Closure
The United States Consulate General in Curacao will be closed Thursday, September 29th at 12:00 and remain closed Friday, September 30, 2016 due to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Guatemala City (Guatemala), Gang Violence
Due to recent Guatemalan police successes related to anti-gang initiatives it appears that gang related violence has increased in the use of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Petionville Demonstration
Demonstration in Petionville near the Best Western Hotel today, September 28, 2016, sent at 3:25pm