Western Hemisphere

The Prospects of the ELN Ceasefire and Impact to Security in Colombia
On July 24, the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN) and the Colombian government began another phase of peace talks with…

Ordered Departure in Venezuela
On July 27, the U.S. Department of State ordered the departure of eligible family members of U.S. diplomats stationed at U.S. Embassy Caracas.…

Venezuela Security Update: Upcoming Votes and Potential Protests
The current political and economic strife in Venezuela has led to near-daily protests over the last three months, frequently shutting down areas of…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Vancouver (Canada), Demonstrations
The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations and rallies by opposing groups including “Worldwide Coalition Against Islam” and…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: La Paz (Bolivia), Demonstration in La Paz
The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that an anti-imperialist demonstration organized by the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) and the…