Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea January 27, 2020

Location: Specific locations have not been announced Event:  Protests are expected in Conakry on Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29, 2020 The Embassy will be open tomorrow, January 28, 2020 with core staffing only.   The consular section will honor appointments for those who can safely travel to the Embassy. Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Monitor …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas:     Bambeto traffic circle     Bellevue traffic circle     T1 road between the autoroute and the Concasseur intersection. Event:  We have received numerous reports of protest activity in Conakry, including tire and vehicle burning. The Embassy will be open today, …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following area: Bambeto Circle Event:  We have received reports of the funeral planned for today in the area of Bambeto Circle, for a protester killed during recent unrest. In addition, we have received reports of planned protest activity scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea January 15, 2020

Locations:  -Pita -Labe -Dalaba -Lelouma -Tougue -Daka -Throughout Middle Guinea Event:  We have received official and unofficial reports of violence related to protest activity, and of increased criminal activity, throughout Middle Guinea, and of increasing official and unofficial roadblocks throughout the region. In Pita, the gendarmerie and central police stations were attacked, ransacked, and set …

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Civil Unrest Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Locations: Bambeto traffic circle Hamdallaye traffic circle Gbessia (airport) traffic circle The area between Bambeto and Gbessia traffic circles The area between Bambeto and Hamdallaye traffic circle Event: The Embassy has received reports of roadlocks, protesters, and heavy police presence between the Bambeto and Hamdallaye and Gbessia (airport) traffic circles and portions of T1 and …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

January 13, 2020 Location: Bambeto traffic circle Hamdallaye traffic circle Gbessia (airport) traffic circle The area between Bambeto and Gbessia traffic circles The area between Bambeto and Hamdallaye traffic circles T-1, T-2, and T-3 roads T-2 road at Kapporo Rails North Corniche in the vicinity of the Riviera Hotel Event: Today, Monday January 13, 2020, …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea January 10, 2020

Location: Bambeto traffic circle Hamdallaye traffic circle The area between Bambeto and Hamdellaye traffic circles Event: The Embassy has received reports of a large gathering and heavy police presence between the Bambeto and Hamdallaye traffic circles. U.S. government personnel have been instructed to avoid the area in the vicinity of the Bambeto and Hamdellaye traffic …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea January 9, 2020

Location: Reports of protestors and heavy police presence between the Bambeto and Hamdallaye traffic circles. Bambeto Traffic Circle Hamdallaye Traffic Circle Areas between and around the two traffic circles U.S. Embassy personnel have been directed to stay away from the Bambeto and Hamdallaye traffic circles, including areas in the vicinity of those traffic circles. As …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry January 6, 2020

Location: Conakry, Guinea Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to review their travel patterns and remain alert, especially in areas frequented by foreigners. The Embassy will …

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Conakry Protests on Monday, January 6, 2020

The Embassy has received reports of a scheduled demonstration in Conakry today, Monday, January 6, 2020 starting at 10:00 a.m. The demonstration is scheduled to start on the AutoRoute at the Tannerie Roundabout in the Matoto Commune and continue on the AutoRoute to Transversal 1, then to Rue de le Prince and continue on Route …

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Conakry Protests on Monday, January 6, 2020

The Embassy has received reports of a scheduled demonstration in Conakry today, Monday, January 6, 2020 starting at 10:00 a.m. The demonstration is scheduled to start on the AutoRoute at the Tannerie Roundabout in the Matoto Commune and continue on the AutoRoute to Transversal 1, then to Rue de le Prince and continue on Route …

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Security Alert: Protest in Conakry

There is a planned protest march in Conakry on Thursday, December 12, 2019 starting at 9:00 a.m. The protest march is scheduled to start on Rue de Prince between at Hamdallaye traffic circle and continue to the September 28 Stadium via Bellevue Circle. This protest march is likely to impact normal traffic patterns throughout Conakry. …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

December 10, 2019 There is a planned protest march in Conakry on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 starting at 10:00 a.m. The protest march is scheduled to start on the AutoRoute at Tannerie in the Matoto Commune and continue on the AutoRoute to Transversal 1, then to Rue de Prince, ending at the September 28 football …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

There is a planned protest march in Conakry on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The protest march is scheduled to start on the AutoRoute at Tannerie in the Matoto Commune and continue on the AutoRoute to Transversal 1, then to Rue de Prince, ending at the September 28 football Stadium via Bellevue Circle. This protest march …

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Security Alert: Protest March in Conakry and Throughout Guinea on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The National Women’s Committee of the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) has announced a planned protest march to occur in Conakry and across all of Guinea on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  In Conakry, the protest march is projected to start on Rue de Prince at Bambeto circle, continue through Hamdallaye circle, and end …

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 Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea November 4, 2019

Location: Bambeto Circle, Conakry, Guinea Event: A demonstration is currently taking place in the Bambeto Circle area of Conakry.  Tear gas has been used, and burning debris has been seen.  U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area and find alternate routes if travel is unavoidable. Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Monitor local media …

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Demonstration Alert: Protests in Guinea on Monday, October 14, 2019

Due to reports of multiple protests planned in Conakry and throughout Guinea on Monday, October 14, and the potential for violence associated with these protests, Embassy Conakry has advised Embassy personnel against all but emergency movement beginning after dark tonight, Sunday Oct 13th, and continuing until the morning of Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019, and is …

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U.S. Embassy Consular Section in Conakry closed on September 23 and 24, 2019

The U.S. Embassy Consular Section in Conakry will be closed on September 23 and 24, 2019. We will resume business on September 25, 2019. Thank you!

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea; June 25, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea; June 25, 2019 Event: The Guinean National Football team is participating in the Africa Cup tournament between 21 June 2019 and 19 July 2019. On days and times when the Guinean team plays, expect deteriorating traffic conditions before and after the game. If power cuts occur and …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (July 9, 2018)

Location: City of Conakry Event: Demonstrations in Conakry are scheduled to continue through at least Wednesday, July11, 2018, with major activity beginning on Tuesday, July 12.  Traffic patterns have been seriously impacted throughout the city, and incidents of rock throwing and tire burning, as well as scattered gunshots, have been reported.  Many businesses have closed and taxi service …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (March 13, 2018)  Location: Greater Conakry Event: Sporadic violent demonstrations due to the impending announcement of election results and in reaction to the teacher’s strike. Roads are temporarily blocked and demonstrators are throwing rocks at drivers. U.S. Government personnel has been told to limit non-essential travel within Conakry. …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Conakry and outlying regions of Guinea including, but not limited to, the following: Rue le Prince between Bambetto and Hamdalleye circles Bonfi Dixinn Event: Sporadic violent demonstrations stemming from recent local elections. Actions to Take: Limit all non-essential travel over the weekend Avoid the area around Bambeto Circle Avoid demonstrations Avoid crowds Be aware …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (February 7, 2018)

February 7, 2018 Location: Conakry and outlying regions of Guinea including, but not limited to, the following: Rue le Prince between Bambetto and Hamdalleye circles Bonfi Dixinn Event: Sporadic violent demonstrations stemming from local elections held on February 4. Roads are temporarily blocked and demonstrators are throwing rocks at drivers. Actions to take: Avoid the …

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