Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Montevideo (January 8, 2020)
Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions
There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.
U.S. Embassy Montevideo will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or demonstrations.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
U.S. Embassy in Uruguay, located at Lauro Müller 1776, Montevideo, Uruguay, at (+598) 1770-2000. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (+598) 1770-2000.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Uruguay Country Information
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