Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Guayaquil

Location: Guayaquil

Event:  The U.S. Mission to Ecuador has received credible information that criminals may be planning to conduct bombings in multiple unknown locations around Guayaquil the evening of April 13, 2023.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Maintain a high level of vigilance and keep a low profile.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.


U.S. Embassy Quito, Ecuador
+(593)(2) 398-5000
+(593)(2) 398-5000 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil, Ecuador
+(593)(4) 371-7000
+(593)(4) 371-7000 (after hours)

 Department of State – Consular Affairs: +1-888-407-4747 or +1-201-501-4444

Ecuador Country Information

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