Event Alert – U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay

Location: Cerro Porteno Stadium in Asuncion

Event: On Saturday, November 9, 2019, Asuncion will host the final match of the Copa Sudamerica tournament. Approximately 35,000 soccer fans are expected to visit Asuncion. Expect a large police presence and traffic problems near the stadium. 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.