Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile

U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile There are reports of a possible demonstration called for this afternoon, Monday, December 2, 2019 in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy.  American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Tuesday, December 3. Additionally, there ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy Santiago, Chile

Local authorities have advised of a number of protests in Santiago, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Monday, November 25. Protests in Santiago and around the country have been spontaneous ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy Santiago, Chile

Local authorities have advised of a number of protests in Santiago, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 15:00 until the opening of business on Wednesday, November 13. Protests in Santiago and around the country have been spontaneous ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile

Local authorities report potential large-scale protests that may occur in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy this afternoon. American citizens who require emergency consular services are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy duty officer from 13:00 until the opening of business on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Actions to Take: Avoid the above mentioned areas. Monitor ... Read More»

Demonstration Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile

Demonstration Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile October 25, 2019 Location:  Metropolitan Region of Santiago and other major cities throughout Chile. Event: Several marches and protests are scheduled today and throughout the weekend. Taxi, bus, and truck drivers have disrupted traffic on several major thoroughfares, including routes to the Santiago airport, which may continue into the ... Read More»

Alert – U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile (20 October, 2019)

As of Sunday, October 20, the Chilean government has declared a state of emergency in the following areas: ·     Metropolitan Region of Santiago ·     Region of Coquimbo ·     Region of Valparaiso ·     Region of O’Higgins ·     Region of Bio-Bio These locations continue to be sites of on-going protests and looting, some of which have resulted in acts of violence. Many ... Read More»

Alert – U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile

There will be a curfew this evening from 22:00 – 7:00 hours in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. Authorities have ordered all individuals to stay off the streets. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile Phone number: +56 2 2330 3716 (8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M) and +56 2 2330 3000 (After business hours) Email address:  SantiagoUSA@state.gov Embassy website:  https://cl.usembassy.gov/ State ... Read More»

Protests Related to Fare Increases Affecting Santiago Metro

Friday October 18, 2019 Local authorities are reporting calls throughout Santiago for groups to arrive in masses and evade paying at various metro stations.  Protests were called for Metro Manquehue on Friday and Los Dominicos Metro Station on Monday, October 21. The calls to demonstrate are spontaneous and local authorities are unable to predict where the next ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Women’s History Month 2019

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless women whose courage and resolve have contributed to the character and success of our Nation and the entire world.  The equal opportunity of women in every facet of daily life is an essential feature of a free and prosperous society.  This month, we honor women who have fought ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: CONFECH Demonstrations

This Message is to alert U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Santiago that members of the Confederation of Students of Chile (CONFECH) will hold an authorized demonstration on Thursday, June 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in downtown Santiago.  Media reports indicate that CONFECH is planning to march from Plaza Bustamante via Avenida Alameda, ... Read More»

Routine Messages for U.S. Citizens: New Mail-In Adult Passport Renewal Service

On June 1, 2016, the U.S. Embassy will launch an adult passport renewalmail-in program. You can mail in your passport application if you can answer YES to ALL the following questions: Your U.S. passport was issued within the last 15 years. You were at least 16 years old at the time your most recent U.S. ... Read More»

Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: CUT Protests

This message is to alert U.S. citizens residing and traveling in and around Santiago that a Central Workers Union (CUT) protest is planned for Tuesday, May 31.  The protest is currently not authorized. The march is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at Plaza Italia in downtown Santiago. Demonstrations are expected in other major cities ... Read More»