Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Barcelona, Spain

Location:  Barcelona, Spain

Event:  On Sunday, April 15, 2018, a large demonstration is expected to take place from Plaza Espanya along Avenida Paral-el, concluding at Palaudáries port.  It is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. and last for three hours.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Remember that even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to turn violent without warning.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Spanish media at the following: