Western Hemisphere

Colombia in 2017: Private Sector Security Posture Benchmarking Survey
As FARC rebels continue to demobilize under the peace deal and negotiations with the ELN are underway, many OSAC organizations are reassessing the…

What is Mayaro?
In late 2016, the CDC published results from a blood sample taken from a single patient in 2015 in Haiti as an emerging mosquito-borne virus called…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Guadalajara (Mexico), Lifting of Travel Prohibition…
Due to the reduction in Mexican military operations in Tepic, Nayarit, and its immediate vicinity, the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara has…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Guatemala City (Guatemala), Possible threat of…
The U.S. Embassy notes that multiple Guatemalan media sources are reporting a possible threat of increased gang violence against several Government…