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Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Chile: Terrorist Activity

Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Chile: Terrorist Activity
May 17
18:59 2012

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Due to recent terrorist activity worldwide, the U.S. Embassy in Santiago urges U.S. Citizens traveling and residing in Chile to exercise caution and vary their routes and times when traveling to and from work and to pay close attention to their personal security. U.S. citizens should consider avoiding demonstrations, crowds, and other large public gatherings.

U.S. citizens who travel to or reside in Chile are encouraged to enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). U.S. citizen without internet access may enroll directly with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. By enrolling, you make it easier for the U.S. Embassy or Consulate to contact you in case of an emergency.

Stay up to date by bookmarking the Bureau of Consular Affairs website, which contains the current Travel Warnings  and Travel Alerts as well as the Worldwide Caution. Follow us on Twitter and the Bureau of Consular  Affairs page on Facebook .

You can also download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Chile is located at Avenida Andres Bello 2800, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile. U.S. citizens may contact the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy via e-mail at SantiagoAmcit@state.gov or by calling (56) (2) 330-3000 (available 24 hours per day).

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U.S. Embassy Santiago, proudly representing the American people, works to strengthen democracy, promote economic opportunity, and further the security and prosperity of the United States. The Americans and Chileans who constitute our team come from many agencies and backgrounds, bringing a wealth of experience and skill to this Mission. Using the resources entrusted to us, we lead efforts that bring the U.S. and Chile together in a productive and mutually beneficial partnership.

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