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United States Consulate General Guadalajara

PLEASE CIRCULATE THIS IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT TO

AS MANY AMERICAN CITIZENS AS POSSIBLE

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:

Date: March 9, 2012

 This is a follow-up message regarding unfolding events in Guadalajara.  In addition to our earlier message today regarding events which began sometime after 2:00 pm in Guadalajara, the Consulate has learned of the following security incidents at Colonia Lomas Alta behind the Plaza Mexico, and illegal blockades at the following locations:

  • Narcoblockade: Mariano Otero and Periferico
  • Narcoblockade: Periferico and Lazaro Cardenas (past exit to Chapala/Airport);
  • Narcoblockade: Between Avenida Aviacion and Periferico, north of Avenida Vallarta (south of Valle Real);
  •  Narcoblockade and undetonated grenades:  Enrique Diaz de Leon, near University of Guadalajara  (East of Consulate).

 At this time the Consulate cannot confirm whether there are any additional events.  The Consulate is closely monitoring the situation and recommends that American Citizens remain in place until further information is available concerning the security situation.  American Citizens should follow news reports on television or over the internet and exercise extreme caution while circulating in the city.

 The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara is located at 175 Progreso Street, Col. Americana, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.  The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara’s telephone number is 011 52 33 3268 2100; the fax number is 011 52 33 3825 1951.  For after-hours emergencies, please call 011 52 33 3268 2145.

The U.S. Consular Agency in Puerto Vallarta is located at Paseo de los Cocoteros #85; Sur Paradise Plaza, Interior Local L-7, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, C.P. 63732.  The U.S. Consular Agency in Puerto Vallarta’s telephone numbers are 011 52 322 222 0069 & 011 52 322 223 3301; the fax number is 011 52 322 223 0074.  For after-hours emergencies, please call 011 52 33 3268 2145.

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United States Consulate General Guadalajara

PLEASE CIRCULATE THIS IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT TO

AS MANY AMERICAN CITIZENS AS POSSIBLE

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:

Urgent Security Information

Date: March 9, 2012

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The Consulate has received initial reports of several fairly significant narco-related events around Guadalajara, in the areas near Plaza Mexico, downtown, and at an unspecified location on the Periferico. Our recommendation to all American citizens stay put while we gather more information. Anyone on the road should continue directly to the nearest safe area and stay put. As we develop more information we will share it with you.

The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara is located at 175 Progreso Street, Col. Americana, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara’s telephone number is 011 52 33 3268 2100; the fax number is 011 52 33 3825 1951. For after-hours emergencies, please call 011 52 33 3268 2145.

The U.S. Consular Agency in Puerto Vallarta is located at Paseo de los Cocoteros #85; Sur Paradise Plaza, Interior Local L-7, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, C.P. 63732. The U.S. Consular Agency in Puerto Vallarta’s telephone numbers are 011 52 322 222 0069 & 011 52 322 223 3301; the fax number is 011 52 322 223 0074. For after-hours emergencies, please call 011 52 33 3268 2145.