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.
- U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay
- +(595) (21) 213-715
- +(595) (21) 229-581 (after hours)
- U.S. Embassy web page
- State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Paraguay Country Information
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