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Travel Advisory: The Department of State Updated its Travel Advisory for Ecuador

Travel Advisory October 9, 2019 Ecuador – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution Exercise increased caution in Ecuador due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Demonstrations and road blockades continue throughout the country and are expected to continue in the coming weeks. There are reports of associated ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration / Travel Alert

Demonstration / Travel Alert – U.S. Mission, Ecuador – October 8, 2019 Location The U.S. Mission has received notification that road blockades continue in cities and towns throughout the country as part of ongoing demonstrations. Event The Embassy continues to receive reports of demonstrations and road blockades in cities and towns throughout the country.  There ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Quito, Ecuador – October 7, 2019 Location The Embassy has received notification that road blockades continue in cities and towns throughout the country as part of ongoing demonstrations. Event Although some transportation unions announced the suspension of their strike October 4, other groups continue to protest. The Embassy continues to ...
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Notice about routine services at the U.S. Embassy Quito on October 9, 2019

On Wednesday, October 9, Embassy Quito and Consulate Guayaquil will be closed for all visa and routine U.S. citizen services. The Embassy and Consulate Consular Sections will be open for emergency U.S. citizen services only. If you had a visa appointment for October 9, please check your email for instructions on how to reschedule.
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert Update

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Quito, Ecuador – October 5, 2019 Location The Embassy has received notification that road blockades continue in cities and towns throughout the country as part of continued demonstrations. Event Although the transportation unions announced the end of their strike October 4, other groups continue their protests. The Embassy continues to ...
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