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(September 5, 2013) Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

U.S. Consulate General Milan informs U.S. citizens that local security officials have notified the U.S. Consulate General in Milan that a protest against proposed U.S. actions in Syria is planned for Thursday, September 5, 2013 between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Police expect protesters to assemble in front of the Consulate General located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10, Milan.  Law enforcement resources will be mobilized to monitor the gathering; however we recommend that you avoid the aforementioned area.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.


Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). Follow us on Twitter at and Facebook at, and download our free Smart Traveler app, available through the iTunes store and the Google Play store, for travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

(September 3, 2013) - Security Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration near the U.S. Consulate in Naples, Italy

Italian authorities have informed the U.S. Consulate in Naples that on September 3, 2013, there will be a demonstration in Piazza della Repubblica, in front of the U.S. Consulate building.  The event, which police expect will be non-violent, is being sponsored by the “OICOS Syria Sovrana” against possible future actions involving Syria.  The demonstration is expected to begin at 03:00pm and continue until approximately 6:30pm.  Approximately 100 participants are expected.  The police will be present to oversee the event.       

U.S. citizens should avoid the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity to the Consulate.  As a matter of general practice, U.S. citizens should avoid areas where large gatherings may occur. Even demonstrations or events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are urged to monitor local news reports and to plan their activities accordingly.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State’s Internet website where the Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for ItalyTravel Warnings, and Travel Alerts, can be found. Follow us on Twitter and the Bureau of Consular Affairs page on Facebook, and download our free Smart Traveler App, available through iTunes or Google Play to have travel information at your fingertips. 

Up-to-date information on security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or, for callers outside of the United States and Canada, on 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). 

U.S. citizens are advised to maintain valid travel documents and enroll with the Department of State or the U.S. Consulate in Naples through the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program website. If you enroll we can keep you up to date with important safety and security announcements and can also help your family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency. U.S. citizens without Internet access may enroll directly with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. 

For further information, U.S. citizens may call the Consulate’s American Citizens Services Unit at (+39) 081-583-8220 or e-mail: uscitizensnaples@state.gov. For emergencies after business hours and on weekends and holidays, U.S. citizens can contact the Consulate’s Duty Officer (+39) 081-583-8221.  The Consulate is located at Piazza della Repubblica - 80122 Napoli.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration at Via Principe Amedeo and Moscova in Milan, Italy, Saturday, August 31, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local security officials have notified the U.S. Consulate General in Milan that a protest against US policies by a group against any involvement by western powers in the ongoing civil conflict in Syria is planned for Saturday August 31, 2013. Police expect protesters to assemble at the corner of Via Principe Amedeo and Moscova.  

Law enforcement resources will be mobilized to monitor the gathering, however we recommend that you avoid the aforementioned area.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Piazza della Repubblica

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The Police informed the U.S. Embassy that tomorrow, 31 August, there will be a static demonstration in Piazza della Repubblica, in front of the Consulate building, sponsored by the “Antagonisti” group of solidarity for Syria who are demonstrating against the possible future actions involving Syria. 

The Police expect this event to be non-violent and will begin at 09:00 am until the end (around 12:00).  The Police will be present to oversee this protest and expect to attract approximately 100/150 participants.

The U.S. Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens and their families avoid demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity to the affected area.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Rome, Italy, August 30, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The Police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that today, August 30, there will be a static demonstration sponsored by the Italy-Syria Committee and European Solidarity Front for Syria (Comitato Italia Siria and Fronte Europeo Solidarietà per la Siria) who are demonstrating against the possible future actions involving Syria.  This protest will take place at Piazza Barberini, which is approximately 600 meters south of the Via Veneto compound. 

The Police expect this event to be non-violent and will begin at 3pm and end by 7pm.  The Police will be present to oversee this protest and expect to attract approximately 30 participants.

The U.S. Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens and their families avoid demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity to the affected area.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Embassy in Rome can be reached at (+39) 06-4674-1; the fax number is (+39) 06-4674-2244. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensrome@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, July 18, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow the following demonstration will take place:

09:30 Piazza Dante to Piazza Municipio, Palazzo S.Giacomo unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, July 10, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

On July 10, 2013, the following demonstration will take place:

09:30 Piazza del Plebiscito Prefettura” “Tiberino” company from Pomigliano D’arco

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest area  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, July 9, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

On Tuesday, July 9, 2013 the following demonstration will take place:

09:30 Piazza Municipio Palazzo S.Giacomo comune di Napoli unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest area  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstrations in Rome, Italy on Friday, June 28, 2013

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City Map

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a demonstration organized by the FIOM (Metalworkers) will take place tomorrow, Friday June 28, from 08:00 to 16:00.

Up to 1500 participants are expected. The demonstrators  will be marching southwest from Piazza della Repubblica (approximately .5 Km SE of the Embassy) , to Piazza Santi Apostoli (1+ Km SW of the Embassy). Please see the attached map for the approximate route.

Police will monitor this event.

The U.S. Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens and their families avoid the area of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity to the affected area.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Embassy in Rome can be reached at (+39) 06-4674-1; the fax number is (+39) 06-4674-2244. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensrome@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstrations in Rome, Italy on Saturday, June 22, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that two large demonstrations will take place tomorrow, Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Rome.

The demonstrations are  organized by the labor unions CGIL, CISL and UI. Two groups will start separately and march to Piazza San Giovanni, where they will form one large demonstration. One demonstration will start from Piazza delle Terme di Diocleziano  and the other one from Piazza della Repubblica. See the attached map for further information on the routes to be taken by the separate groups.

The two groups will start at 8:00 AM and the large demonstration will end at 1:00 PM. Up to 100,000 participants are expected, and police will be present to monitor the event.

The U.S. Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens and their families avoid the area of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity to the affected area.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Embassy in Rome can be reached at (+39) 06-4674-1; the fax number is (+39) 06-4674-2244. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensrome@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, June 10, 2013

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City Map

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow the following demonstrations will take place:

09:30 Piazza Municipio Palazzo S.Giacomo “antagonisti”

09:30 Piazza Matteotti “Provincia” unemployed

15:30 Piazza Municipio Palazzo S.Giacomo unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration at Via Principe Amedeo and Moscova in Milan, Italy, Saturday, June 8, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local security officials have notified the U.S. Consulate General in Milan that a protest against US policies by a group against any involvement by western powers in the ongoing civil conflict in Syria is planned for June 8, 2013 beginning at 3PM and ending at 7PM.  Police expect approximately 100 protesters.  The protesters will assemble at the corner of Via Principe Amedeo and Moscova.  

Law enforcement resources will be mobilized to monitor the gathering, however we recommend that you avoid the aforementioned area.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy, Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a small demonstration will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, June 5th  from 5:00 pm to 7:30pm, near the BNL building (at the corner of Via Bissolati and Via Veneto), directly across from the Via Veneto Embassy Compound.

The organizer of the demonstration, which is expected to be calm and peaceful, is the association “La Villetta.” They are demonstrating in support of the “The Cuban Five,” intelligence agents who were convicted for illegal activities in the United States, among which four are still serving prison sentences.

The police will be present to monitor the event, and expect approximately 50 participants.

The U.S. Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens and their families avoid the area of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in proximity of the area.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Embassy in Rome can be reached at (+39) 06-4674-1; the fax number is (+39) 06-4674-2244. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensrome@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, June 4, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow the following demonstrations will take place:

09:30 Piazza Municipio Palazzo S.Giacomo laid-off workers

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest area

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, June 3, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Monday June 3, 2013 there will be a transportation’s strike from 08:00 to 17:00 from “ANM”

Taxi will run regularly

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy on Via Veneto in Rome, Italy Tomorrow, Saturday, June 1, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a small demonstration will take place tomorrow, Saturday June 1, from 5 PM to 7 PM  by the BNL building (at the corner of Via Bissolati and Via Veneto), directly across from the Embassy Compound.

About 20 Italian and American women will be protesting the arrest and detention of a soldier in the United States.

The police will be present to monitor the event.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Milan, Italy on May 25, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan has been informed that there will be a demonstration tomorrow, May 25, 2013, starting at 3 pm in Piazza Cavour.  Police expect between 200-300 protestors.  Anti-riot teams will be deployed in the Consulate area (Piazza Cavour to Via Turati) starting at 1pm.

The demonstration is expected to proceed along the following route:   Piazza Cavour > Via Senato > Corso Venezia > S.Babila > Corso Matteotti > Piazza Duomo > Via Torino > Corso Porta Ticinese > Piazza 24 Maggio > Via D’Annunzio > Porta Genova.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, May 21, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow the following demonstrations will take place:

0930: Piazza Dante politicians

09:30 Piazza del Plebiscito Prefettura laid-off workers

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Static Demonstration on Via Molise in Rome, Italy on Thursday, May 16, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that today, Thursday, May 16, there will be a static demonstration  by the Ministry of Economic Development, via Molise. The demonstration will begin at 13:00 and end at approximately 19:00. 

The police informed that the number of demonstrators should be around 100.

The Police will be present to monitor the event.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration on Viale Di Villa Grazioli in Rome, Italy on Friday, May 10, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that Friday, May 10, there will be a protest sponsored by the "Roma for Animals" group who are demonstrating against the Seal Hunt in Canada.  This protest will take place outside the Embassy of Canada on Viale Di Villa Grazioli.  The police expect this event to be non-violent beginning at 3pm and ending by 6pm.  The Police will be present to oversee this protest and expect to attract approximately 20 participants.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Saturday, May 4, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

On Saturday, 4 May 2, 2013 Naples will host the first stage of the 96th Giro D’Italia (Cycling competition). The race will consist of 4 large loops climbing the Posillipo hill and downhill on Via Petrarca and Via Orazio and 8 smaller loops that involving largo Sermoneta, Via Caracciolo, viale Dhorn, Via Partenope, via Nazario Sauro con arrivo previsto in Rotonda Diaz.

The City Hall is issuing the following ordnance:

-To establish, on the race day from 0800 to 1900 or until needed, a no traffic area in the following streets:

Rotonda Diaz, via Caracciolo, via Tommaso Campanella, viale Gramsci, piazza Sannazaro, via Sannazaro, Largo Sermoneta, via Posillipo, piazza San Luigi, via Santo Strato, via Boccaccio, Salita del Casale, via Manzoni, via Petrarca, via Orazio, via Mergellina, viale Gramsci, piazza della Repubblica, via Partenope, via Nazario Sauro, via Raffaele De Cesare, via Generale Orsini, via Cesario Console, viale Dohrn; Galleria Posillipo, having the Local Police forming check points in the following areas:

via Coroglio by the the Nisida pier, via L. Cattolica, piazza Bagnoli, Torre Ranieri, Largo Madre Teresa di Calcutta, intersection Via Manzoni/via Orazio, intersction Via Manzoni, via Nevio, via San Nicola da Tolentino, piazza Amedeo/via Vittorio Colonna/via Martucci, via Piedigrotta, Rampe S. Antonio, via Fuorigrctta, via Acton (galleria), piazza Municipio/De Pretis, piazza Bovio/De Pretis, piazzetta Salazar, via Ferdinando Russo, via Marechiaro;

-To establish, from 0001 of the 4 May, 2013 until the end of the race, or until needed there will be no parking on the following streets:

Rotonda Diaz, via Caracciolo, via Tommaso Campanella, viale Gramsci , piazza Sannazaro, via Sannazaro, Largo Sermoneta, via Posilìlpo, piazza San Luigi, via Santo Strato, via Boccaccio, via Manzoni, via Petrarca, via Orazio, via Mergellina, piazza della Repubblica, via Partenope, via Nazario Sauro, via De Cesare, via Generale Orsini, via Cesario Console, on via Generale Orsini between via Partenope e via Mariano Turchi;

-To forbid the entrance on the race course from the driveways and from the contiguous areas;

-To forbid pedestrians to cross over those streets part of the sportive race.

You can find the city ordnance here http://www.comune.napoli.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/21222

Traffic situation: Congested traffic around racing areas  

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Milan, Italy on Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Two major marches are planned for tomorrow to commemorate the May 1 (Labor Day) holiday. The first, organized by the Unions (CGIL, CISL and UIL) will be leaving at 9:00 AM from Porta Venezia, ending at 12 noon in Piazza della Scala.  The second march will depart from the Ticinese (Piazza XXIV Maggio) at 3:00 PM and end near Palazzo Lombardia.

The marches are expected to attract a large crowd though local authorities anticipate the demonstrations will be peaceful. 

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:00 Palazzo S.Giacomo, Piazza Municipio by the unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

An unannounced demonstration is taking place:

In Via G.Bruno demonstrators against ZTL America’s Cup

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest area 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy Compound on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Rome, Italy

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local police informed the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a small demonstration will take place on Wednesday, April 10, from 14:00 to 16:00 by the BNL  bank building (corner of Via Leonida Bissolati and Via Veneto) across from the Via Veneto compound.

About twenty Iranians will be protesting to draw U.S. Government’s attention on the refugee camp in Iraq.

The police will be present to monitor the event.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, April 5, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow three announced demonstrations will be taking place:

10:00 in Piazza Municipio, Palazzo S.Giacomo unemployed
10:00 from Piazza Cavour to Via Caracciolo Unemployed
16:00 from Piazza Carita’ to Piazza Municipio “comitato di protesta”

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Today one announced demonstration will be taking place:

10:30 in Piazza Municipio, Palazzo S.Giacomo demonstrators from our area, against ZTL.

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Milan, Italy on Saturday, March 30, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

On Saturday March 30th at approximately 3:30pm, a group of demonstrators plans to meet in front of the U.S. Consulate in Milan, Italy.  The group, identified as Autonomia Diffusa, are protesting against drones and the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), an ultra high frequency system, being built in Sicily by the U.S Department of Defense. 

Around 100 people are anticipated to attend.

The protest is expected to be a peaceful event with a large police presence. However, we recommend that you avoid the area.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, March 29, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:00 Piazza Municipio Palazzo S.Giacomo workers

Tomorrow, in Piazza del Plebiscito, there will be the Italian Navy day

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow March 27, at about 1030, there will be an unannounced demonstration, composed by residents and business owners in the area, protesting against the ZTL and the current events in the area. They will gather up in Largo Torretta and start a parade, with the possibility of blocking Piazza della Repubblica and Via Caracciolo.

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Milan, Italy on Friday, March 22, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Milan police have advised that they detected an online petition to protest against the American Consulate General today at 1630 Milan time by the group International Solidarity Movement (ISM).

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is located at Via Principe Amedeo, 2/10 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Consulate General in Milan is (+39) 02-290-351.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Milan, Italy on Friday, March 15, 2013 and Saturday, March 16, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Friday and Saturday two announced demonstrations will be taking place:

Friday March 15

09:30 Largo Cairoli, students, 10th anniversary of death of Davide Cesare

Saturday March 16
15:00 Piazza XXIV Maggio, 10th anniversary of death of Davide Cesare

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful


We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan can be reached at (+39) 02.29035.1; the fax number is (+39) 02.2900.1165. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensmilan@state.gov.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, March 15, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

17:00 from Piazza Carita’ to Piazza Municipio “Palazzo S.Giacomo” (operatori sociali)

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow two announced demonstrations will be taking place:

14:30 Piazza del Plebiscito “Prefettura” companies
15:00 Via S.Lucia “Regione Campania” workers

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful


We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:30 From Piazza del Gesu’ to Piazza del Plebiscito “Prefettura” unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful


We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, March 8, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Today, around 1500, is expected to be a site survey of the Major of Naples in the area. The local population is attempting to organize a demonstration for the event, with the possibility of blocking off Via Caracciolo.

Traffic situation: no traffic in this area 

Type of demonstration: Spirited

Saturday, 9 March 2013, 17,00:

There will be a demonstration in Piazza della Repubblica in front of the Consulate of about 300 participants against NATO Bases in Italy.

RSO recommends you avoid this area during the demonstration. 

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, March 8, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow four announced demonstrations will be taking place:

09:30 From Piazza Mancini to Via S.Lucia “Regione Campania” students

09:30 From Piazza Dante to Piazza Matteotti unemployed

10:00 Piazza del Plebiscito “Prefettura” companies and unemployed

15:00 From Piazza Carita’ to Piazza Municipio unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, March 1, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Please be advised that tonight Naples will play Juventus at 2045 at the Stadio San Paolo in Fuorigrotta, Naples.  The game is expected to cause major traffic congestion on all possible routes to this area.  Beginning at approximately 1800, the areas from Piazza Piedigrotta (tunnel near the Mergellina Train Station) to Agnano (NATO Base) and close to the Fuorigrotta tangenziale’s exit will be congested.  There is a possibility for violence in these areas.

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Small Demonstration at the Piazza della Repubblica on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in Rome, Italy

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Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local police informed the U.S. Embassy in Rome that there will be a small demonstration tomorrow, Wednesday, February 27th, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Piazza della Repubblica. The demonstration is sponsored by supporters of Camp Ashraf in Iraq, home to an Iranian dissident group, to draw the U.S. Government’s attention to conditions at the camp and other grievances. This demonstration is expected to attract approximately 20 protestors and the police will be present to monitor this event.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Thursday, February 26, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:30 From Piazza del Gesu’ to Via S.Lucia “Regione Campania” unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Thursday, February 14, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place: 

at 02:00pm in the entire “Centro Storico” of Naples there will be a carnival parade

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around parade areas 

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, February 7, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

An unannounced demonstration is taking place between Agnano and Fuorigrotta areas from workers of Ippodromo di Agnano. Horses are blocking streets including part of tangenziale (TANG)

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, February 1, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:00 from Piazza del Gesu’ to Piazza del Plebiscito unemployed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Small Demonstration Near Via Veneto in Rome, Italy on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local police informed the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a small demonstration will take place on Tuesday, January 29 near the BNL bank, on the corner between Via Veneto and Via Bissolati. The demonstration will begin at 10:00AM and will end at 3:00PM. The demonstrators are about fifteen members of the Labor Union “FLAICA” who will protest in order to draw the U.S. Government’s attention to the reduction in force of Coca Cola plant workers in Oricola.

The Police will be present to monitor the event.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy on Friday, January 25, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow two announced demonstrations will be taking place:

09:00 from Piazza del Gesu’ to Piazza del Plebiscito unemployed

09:30 Via S.Lucia “Regione Campania” workers

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Rome, Italy on Monday, January 14, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments.  United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local police informed the U.S. Embassy in Rome that on Monday, January 14, there will be one static demonstration sponsored by the FIOM (Italian Federation of Metal Workers) by the Ministry of Economic Development, 19, Via Molise, beginning  at around 10:00 and ending at approximately 15:00. 

The Police informed that the numbers of demonstrators should be approximately 800. The Police will be present.

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid the areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Italy enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don't have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department's website at http://travel.state.gov, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Italy at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1146.html.  For additional information, refer to "A Safe Trip Abroad" on the State Department's website.

Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow us on Twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/travelgov, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-traveler/id442693988?mt=8   to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto, 121 and is open from 8:30am to 12:00pm for emergency services.  If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy in Rome is (+39) 06-4674-1.

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, January 11, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow one announced demonstration will be taking place:

09:00 from Piazza del Gesu to Via S.Lucia “Regione Camapania” unemloyed

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Rome, Italy on Thursday, January 10, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Local police informed the U.S. Embassy in Rome that on Thursday, January 10, there will be one static demonstration sponsored by the FIOM (Italian Federation of Metal Workers) by the Ministry of Economic Development, 19, Via Molise, beginning  at around 10:00 and ending at approximately 15:00. 

The Police informed that the numbers of demonstrators should be approximately 800. The Police will be present.

The U.S. Embassy in Rome strongly recommends that all U.S. citizens and their families avoid the area of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in the vicinity. 

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Embassy in Rome can be reached at (+39) 06-4674-1; the fax number is (+39) 06-4674-2244. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensrome@state.gov

Demonstration Notice: Demonstration in Naples, Italy, January 8, 2013

Demonstrations take place in Italy from time to time in response to world events or local developments. United States citizens should keep current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Tomorrow two announced demonstrations will be taking place:

09:00 Palazzo S.Giacomo Piazza Municipio unemployed

09:30 Via S.Lucia “Regione Campania” workers

Traffic situation: Congested traffic in and around protest areas  

Type of demonstration: Peaceful

We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are therefore urged to avoid the areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs Internet website at http://travel.state.gov, where the current Worldwide Caution, Country Specific Information for Italy, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 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 and Canada 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).

The U.S. Consulate General in Naples can be reached at (+39) 081-583-8111; the fax number is (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804. The Embassy's web site includes travel information and the Worldwide Caution and Demonstration Notices. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). The Consular Section can be reached at uscitizensnaples@state.gov