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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Belmopan (Belize), Demonstration September 7

Western Hemisphere > Belize > Belmopan

U.S. Embassy Belmopan informs U.S. citizens that a march and demonstration has been planned in Belmopan from Governor General Field, past the Catholic Mission and then to Belmopan City Council Office from 9:00AM to 11:00AM on Thursday, September 7, 2017. 

 

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

For further information about security in Belize:

·         See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Belize Country Specific Information.

·         Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

·         Contact the U.S. Embassy in Belize, located at 4 Floral Park Road, Belmopan City, Belize, at +501-822-4011, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +501-610-5030.  Email: acsbelize@state.gov.