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Escalating Violence in Rio de Janeiro: Numbers and Context
OSAC constituents have raised concerns, to include personal and residential security, over the potential impact from the deteriorating security…

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: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Increased Crime on Corcovado…
According to security authorities, there has been a steady increase in crime on and around mountain hiking trails, particularly since January 2017. …

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), General Strike on June 30
This message is to alert U.S. citizens of a general strike planned for Friday, June 30, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro. In the event of a citywide strike,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Brasilia (Brazil), Nationwide Protests
The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia alerts U.S. citizens throughout Brazil of nationwide protests on April 28, 2017. Various labor unions and other groups…