terça-feira, 27 de abril de 2010
Conunicado do Consulado Americano sobre violência na baixada santista
U.S. Consulate São Paulo released the following Warden Message on April 23, 2010 : Consulado This Warden Message alerts U.S. citizens planning to travel to the southern coast of São Paulo State that, since Sunday, April 18, 2010, 13 murders have occurred in the beach neighborhoods of Praia Grande, Santos, São Vicente and Guarujá. Local police are among the victims of what appears to be gang activity. Due to the possibility of continued incidents, the U.S. Consulate recommends U.S. citizens avoid these areas until further notice. The Department of State continues to monitor security conditions overseas and, as always, will promptly disseminate information affecting the safety of Americans abroad through its consular information program. These documents are available on the Department's internet website at www.travel.state.gov. Contact information for the U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo: Rua Henri Dunant, 500, Bairro Chacara Santo Antonio, telephone 011-55-11-5186-7000, after-hours telephone 011-55-11-5181-8730; web site at http://www.consuladoamericanosp.org.br. Consular Section public hours are 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday and 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday except Brazilian and U.S. holidays. Services provided by appointment only. For the latest security information, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department's Internet web site at http://travel.state.gov where the current Worldwide Caution Public Announcement, Travel Warnings and Public Announcements can be found. Up to date information on security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll free in the United States, or, for callers outside the United States and Canada, a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). American citizens traveling or residing overseas are encouraged to register with the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate on the State Department's travel registration website at https://travelregistration.state.gov.