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Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Panama: Protest Notification
September 1, 2016
The U.S. Embassy in Panama alerts U.S. citizens that large protests, organized by anti- and pro-government members, are expected to take place in Caracas, Venezuela and in cities throughout the region, including Panama City.
Marches and demonstrations are expected to take place on the Cinta Costera in Panama City on Saturday, September 3.
Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.
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