The political unrest in Honduras continues, and the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa advises that U.S. citizens restrict travel to necessary trips only on July 6, 2009. A curfew effective July 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. July 7 has been imposed by the Honduran government and U.S. citizens should abide by this curfew.   Visas services will not be available today, Monday July 6, 2009, but will be remain open for emergency services only. As previously scheduled, the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula will be closed the week of July 6-10.  

U.S. citizens are encouraged to register with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate through the State Department’s travel registration website. By registering, U.S. citizens will receive updated information on travel and security within Honduras but most importantly, it makes it easier for the Embassy or Consulate to contact in case of emergency.

This is the public announcement.