Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Alert Violence in Rio de Janeiro

United States Consulate Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Security Alert
October 23, 2023

Local media are reporting violence on October 23, including roadblocks and arson, in the Zona Oeste (West Zone) of Rio de Janeiro.  Media report that city government has directed residents to avoid areas affected by the violence.  


U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro 
Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 – Castelo
20030-020, Rio de Janeiro-RJ (Entrance at Rua Santa Luzia)
Phone: (21) 3823-2000
After-Hours Emergencies: (21) 3823-2029