Message for U.S Citizens – Extreme Caution Urged Regarding Recent Gang
Violence U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize April 27, 2012
message is to inform U.S. citizens in Belize that the U.S. Embassy urges
the exercise of extreme caution when attending any public events or
gatherings with large crowds as a result of the recent high-profile
gang-related murders in Belize. Security information
also indicates that there could be gang violence at the National
Agriculture and Trade Show (NATS) which takes place in Belmopan from
April 27-29, 2012. U.S. citizens could expect to see enhanced security measures implemented at the NATS and along the highways leading into Belmopan.
Caution should also be exercised in Belize City, especially the south and southwest due to areas of known gang activity.