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Criminal road blockcades

Posted by bernie lewis on January 30, 2014, 11:36 am

Criminal road blockades in the Guadalajara Metro Area
January 30, 2014


This morning, the U.S. Consulate received reports of criminal roadblockades in the Guadalajara metropolitan area. At least three busses and cars were hijacked, left in the middle of roads and set on fire to disrupt traffic. Mexican police and safety officials are working to restore normal traffic. The Consulate advises against travel on the periferico highway and to the airport. Please exercise caution on all roads and stay alert to public announcements from Mexican police and authorities. The U.S. Consulate is open and functioning normally.

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The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara is located at 175 Progreso Street, Col. Americana and is open Monday-Friday, from 0730 to 1230. 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. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the Consulate is 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 and is open Monday-Friday from 0830 to 1230. 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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