Demonstration Alert- El Salvador

Demonstration Alert- El Salvador September 26, 2021

Location: Nuevo Cuscatlán

Event:  The Embassy is aware of the possibility of a demonstration on the morning of September 27 in Nuevo Cuscatlán, as early as 5:00 am. While the vast majority of such demonstrations do not result in violence or specific actions against U.S. citizens, demonstrations are by their nature unpredictable and constitute an elevated risk to safety, and often disrupt traffic.

Actions to take:

  • Stay tuned to local media for reports on any demonstrations, but also be aware that they can start without advance notice;
  • Stay alert and avoid any area where demonstrations are taking place. If one develops spontaneously near you, leave the area immediately;
  • If you are driving and a demonstration is blocking a road you are on, do not attempt to run or break the blockade; instead seek alternate routes.


El Salvador Emergency Phone Number:  911

U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Final Boulevard Santa Elena
Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad
Telephone: 503-2501-2999 (24 hour phone line)

U.S Department of State –  Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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