State Department Issues Worldwide Caution alert

Wednesday - 7/27/2011, 4:54pm EDT

The Department of State has renewed Worldwide Caution alert. The communiqué issued yesterday says it was done to update Americans on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. The previous alert was issued January 31st.