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:
- Spanish National Police , Mossos d’Esquadra (Regional Police) and Barcelona City Police
- View updates on Twitter and Facebook from the Spanish National Police, @policia, and Guardia Civil @guardiacivil.
- U.S. Embassy Madrid, Spain
- U.S. Consulate General Barcelona, Spain
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Spain Country Information
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