Western Hemisphere

Cuba: The Travel Warning and Impact on OSAC Constituents
On September 29, the Department of State updated the Travel Warning for Cuba due to reported health attacks against American diplomatic personnel who…

Annual Briefing 2017: Mexico’s Deadliest Year on Record
NOTE: This report had been released with a malfunctioning attachment. The attachment has been reloaded and is now functioning. OSAC apologizes for…

OSAC Security Snapshot: Recent Protests in Haiti
Port-au-Prince has experienced an uptick in protests since the beginning of September, at times turning violent, as a result of opposition to the new…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Quebec (Canada), Planned Demonstration in Downtown…
The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens a demonstration is expected to take place in downtown Quebec on Saturday, November 25, between 11:00…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Guayaquil (Ecuador), Earthquake Reported
At approximately 8:40 a.m. on November 17, 2017, Ecuador experienced a 5.2-magnitude earthquake centered 27 km northwest of Naranjal, Guayas. There…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Georgetown (Guyana), Muggings at Massy’s Grocery Store
The Embassy has received multiple reports of late night robberies occurring in the Massy’s grocery store parking lot located in Providence,…