Date: June 22, 2022
Event: The Department of State elevated the travel advisory for Ecuador on June 22 to Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) due to civil unrest and crime. Demonstrations in the City of Quito continue to grow in size and intensity, with some reports of violence. The State of Emergency for six provinces remains in place, with a curfew in Quito from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily. Please be advised that U.S. Embassy Quito is unable to provide routine consular services at this time. U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil remains open for all routine consular services. We continue to urge you to remain vigilant, closely monitor the situation for updates, avoid road travel, and remain in place. U.S. Embassy officials in Quito have also been instructed to avoid road travel and remain in place.
Actions to Take:
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Quito to reschedule consular appointments.
- Avoid areas affected by demonstrations.
- Consult ECU911 information on latest road closures.
- Monitor local media for updates on affected areas.
- Avoid travel and remain in place.