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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Gonaives Demonstration &…
The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration and road block with burning tires on Route National #1, near Gonaives. All U.S. Citizens are…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Champs de Mars Protest
The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration near Champs de Mars. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Gunfire and Tear Gas Reported…
The Embassy has received reports of gunfire and tear gas near INAGHEI (Institut National d’Administration de Gestion et des Hautes Etudes…