Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay September 29, 2021
Location: Downtown Asuncion near Congress, Asuncion, Paraguay
Event: Today, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 – There is currently a large ongoing protest occurring in downtown Asuncion near Congress. Multiple vehicles have been vandalized/ burned. Please avoid the downtown area during on going demonstrations and monitor the news for updates. Extra police presence throughout the city can be expected.
Actions to Take:
- As a reminder, we recommend to avoid large crowds whenever possible.
- Report crimes to the local police at 911.
- Remember that local authorities are responsible for investigating and prosecuting the crime.
- U.S. citizen victims of sexual assault should first contact the U.S. Embassy.
- U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay
+(595) (21) 213-715
+(595) (21) 229-581 (after hours)
U.S. Embassy Asunción web page
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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