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Security Alert - U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 13, 2018)


Location: North of “Calle 16”, Colon, Panama


Event: Criminal elements are clashing with Panamanian National Police and blocking streets, setting fire to tires and buildings, and gunfire has been reported.


U.S. Embassy Panama has prohibited the travel of all Embassy personnel to Colon north of “Calle 16” until further notice. 


Actions to Take: Avoid the area of Colon north of “Calle 16” until further notice.



U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama





State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


Panama Country Information

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