Western Hemisphere

Guy Philippe Arrest & Anti-U.S. Sentiment in Haiti
Following the arrest and extradition of Haitian Senator-elect Guy Philippe, an uptick in violence against Americans working and residing in Haiti has…

Gasolinazo Protests Across Mexico
Since January 1, protests have occurred in 28 of Mexico’s 32 states, as citizens rebuke the recent increase in gasoline prices. Some protests have…

OSAC Feedback: Travel to Cuba
Recent political, military, and economic incidents in Cuba – including assessed implications for the larger international community – have propelled…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Santiago (Chile), Update on Wildfires in Chile
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens traveling and living in Chile that President Bachelet declared a state of emergency on Friday, January 20 due…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haïti), Gunshots, police activity and…
The Embassy has received reports of police activity, gunshots and heavy traffic at the Gerald Bataille intersection near the airport. At least one…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haïti), Road Blockages on Vivy Michel…
The Embassy has received reports of traffic delays and blockages on the Vivy Michel Shortcut. All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even…