Location: Various locations in Asuncion
Event: As of March 9, organizers are calling for more demonstrations at the residence of former President Horario Cartes (located about 200 meters west of the American School of Asuncion (ASA) on Avenida España), Presidential Residence (next to the Embassy), and the National Congress in Downtown Asuncion. Recent demonstrations have attracted up to 4,000 people and are expected to continue to occur over the next several days. 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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