Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama

Event: La Alianza Causa Justa Colon is advertising two days of protests in the Colon area, February 3-4.  There is a likelihood of civil unrest and an increase in violent criminal activity typically associated with these types of protests.  These protests will include the closure of major roads in/around the city.

U.S. Embassy Panama has prohibited the travel of all Embassy personnel to Colon during the aforementioned dates.

Actions to Take: Avoid the area of Colon February 3-4.


U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

+507 317-5000

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444

Panama Country Information

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