Event Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay – Nov 24, 2020

Location: Downtown Asuncion

Event: As of the morning of November 24, 2020, there are 7,000 protesters in downtown Asuncion near the National Congress and Government Palace with crowds and vehicular congestion growing. We remind U.S. citizens to always exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations, or avoid them if possible.

Actions to Take:

· Monitor local media for updates.

· Avoid crowds.

· Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings.


· U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay

· +(595) (21) 213-715

· +(595) (21) 229-581 (after hours)

· ParaguayACS@state.gov

· U.S. Embassy web page

· State Department – Consular Affairs

· 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

· Paraguay Country Information

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