Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay September 29, 2021

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.