Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay May 9, 2023
Location: Asuncion and throughout Paraguay
Event: Today, Tuesday, May 9, 2023 – Demonstrations have been reported throughout Paraguay – in Asuncion, Canindeyu, Alto Parana and Caaguazu. The largest demonstration is in Asuncion in the area near the Tribunal Superior de Justicia Electoral on Av. Eusebio Ayala and Av. Choferes del Chaco. Demonstrations may continue beyond today. Monitor the news for updates. Expect extra police presence throughout the city.
Actions to Take:
— As a reminder, we recommend avoiding large crowds whenever possible.
— Report crimes to the local police at 911.
— Remember that local authorities are responsible for investigating and prosecuting crimes.
— Monitor local media for updates.
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U.S. Embassy Asunción web page
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