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Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama
January 17, 2020

Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama

Update: The prohibition on travel of U.S. Embassy personnel to Colon has been lifted. 

Please continue exercising normal precautions in Panama.  Remember some areas have increased risks.  Do NOT travel to parts of the Mosquito Gulf and Darien. To read the complete Panama travel advisory on Travel.State.Gov, please select the following link – Panama Country Information.

Actions to Take

Keep a low profile. 

Be aware of your surroundings. 

Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists 

Review your personal security plans.  

Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.


U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

+507 317-5000



State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444

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