Security Alert: Current Status of Evacuation of U.S. Citizens from Guinea

Location:  Guinea Event:  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging additional repatriation flights from Guinea to the United States at this time. U.S. citizens who wish to depart Guinea should do so as soon as a commercial option is available or be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. Potential Flights from Conakry to Paris: Air …

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Health Alert: Current Status of Evacuation of U.S. Citizens from Guinea 

Health Alert: Current Status of Evacuation of U.S. Citizens from Guinea  A special chartered flight for U.S. citizens departed Conakry on Tuesday April 7, 2020 for Dulles Airport in the Washington DC area and arrived in the early morning hours of April 8.  We have no plans for additional chartered evacuation flights from Guinea to the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: US Government Charter from Conakry to Dulles Airport-Tuesday, April 7

A special chartered flight for U.S. citizens is scheduled to depart Conakry on Tuesday April 7 2020 for Dulles Airport in the Washington DC area. All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight, and a promissory note for approximately $1,137.00 must be signed at the airport before boarding. No cash or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (April 4, 2020)  Location:  Throughout Guinea  Event:  COVID-19 Health Alert and Notice on Embassy Operations  There are approximately 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea and some are now due to community transmission.  The CDC has elevated Guinea to a Level 3 country with ongoing widespread transmission of COVID-19.  On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a  Level 4 Global Health Advisory  to U.S. citizens to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Alerts and Messages for Guinea   Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (April 4, 2020)  Location:  Throughout Guinea  Event:  COVID-19 Health Alert and Notice on Embassy Operations  There are approximately 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea and some are now due to community transmission.  The CDC has elevated Guinea to a Level 3 country with ongoing widespread transmission of COVID-19.  On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a  Level 4 Global Health Advisory  to U.S. citizens …

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Alert: ASKY/Ethiopian Airways Charter Evacuation Flight from Conakry on April 10, 2020; Purchase Ticket by April 6

Event:  ASKY/Ethiopian Airways Charter Evacuation Flight on April 10, 2020; Purchase Ticket by April 6   The U.S Embassy in Conakry is working to facilitate a special commercial charter flight through Satguru Travel Agency for U.S. citizens and those eligible to travel to the U.S. This potential ASKY/Ethiopian Airways flight will transit through Freetown and Lomé to Newark, New Jersey.  The …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Flight Delay-US Government Charter from Conakry to Dulles Airport-Flight Delay

The special chartered flight for U.S. citizens scheduled to depart Conakry on Friday, April 3 has been delayed and we do not yet have a new confirmed date and time.  Please be assured the Department of State is making every effort to facilitate this flight.  Confirmed passengers should continue to monitor these messages AND THEIR EMAIL.  …

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Alert: Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Date Change-Now Leaving Conakry No Earlier than Friday, April 3 to the United States

The special chartered flight for U.S. citizens scheduled to depart Conakry on Thursday, April 2 for Dulles Airport has been delayed.  We are working to confirm the new date and time.  Confirmed passengers should continue to monitor these messages AND THEIR EMAIL.  Passengers confirmed on this flight will be notified via email of the new flight …

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Alert: Conakry-Commercial Charter Evacuation Flight on April 10, 2020; Purchase Ticket by April 6

Event:  Commercial Charter Evacuation Flight on April 10, 2020; Purchase Ticket by April 6    READ ENTIRE NOTICE  The U.S Embassy in Conakry is working to facilitate a special commercial charter flight through Satguru Travel Agency for U.S. citizens and those eligible to travel to the U.S.   This potential ASKY/Ethiopian Airways flight will transit through Freetown and Lomé en route to Newark, New Jersey.  The flight is tentatively scheduled to depart on Friday, April 10.  …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (March 31, 2020)

Location:  Throughout Guinea Event:  COVID-19 Health Alert:  Government of Guinea Declares Health Emergency There are twenty-two confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea with some attributable to community transmission. On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a  Level 4 Global Health Advisory  to U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In …

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Alert: Special Chartered Flight Departing on Thursday, April 2, 2020 is Fully Booked

Location:  Guinea Event:  Special Chartered Flight departing on Thursday, April 2, 2020 is fully booked All seats have been filled on the special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents scheduled to depart Conakry on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1415 for Dulles Airport.  Please continue to monitor these messages as we continue to make …

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Correction to Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Date Change-Now Leaving Conakry on Thursday, April 2 to the United States

The special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents initially scheduled to depart Conakry on Wednesay, April 1, 2020 at 1415 for Dulles Airport, is now scheduled to depart Conakry on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1415 for Dulles Airport.  Please continue to monitor these messages as exact departure time and routing are subject …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flights Leaving Conakry on Wednesday, April 1 to the United States

Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flights Leaving Conakry on Wednesday, April 1 to the United States The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Conakry have arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing Conakry on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1415 and arriving at Dulles Airport.  Exact departure …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location:  Throughout Guinea Event:  COVID-19 and Embassy Operations There are eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea.  No cases of local transmission have been confirmed. All consular services, including services for U.S. citizens, have been suspended until further notice.  If you are a U.S. citizen with a life or death emergency, please call +224-655-10-40-00.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

March 27, 2020 Location:  Throughout Guinea Event:  COVID-19 and Embassy Operations There are eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea.  No cases of local transmission have been confirmed. All consular services, including services for U.S. citizens, have been suspended until further notice.  If you are a U.S. citizen with a life or death emergency, please call +224-655-10-40-00.  All other …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Guinea Event:  Air France Flight to Paris We have been informed that Air France has a commercial flight scheduled to fly from Conakry to Paris at 19h30 tonight, March 25.  This is a commercial flight which must be booked and paid for by the traveler.  Any U.S. citizen traveler who wishes to attempt to take …

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Security Alert – Airport Closure – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Guinea Event:  Closure of Conakry Gbessia International Airport to Commercial Air Traffic The Government of Guinea has announced the closure of Gbessia International Airport in Conakry to commercial air traffic for the next 45 days, effective immediately. On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a  Level 4”Do Not Travel” Global Health Alert  to U.S. citizens. Given the closure of airports …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location:  Guinea Event:  COVID-19 Embassy Operations and Travel Restrictions There are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Guinea. On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Throughout Guinea Event:  Guinean legislative elections and a constitutional referendum are scheduled to take place in Guinea on Sunday, March 22, 2020. On election day, all roads will be closed to non-emergency traffic.  Vehicles without special election worker permits will not be allowed on the roads. As always, there is the possibility protest activity may occur …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Public Announcement on Availability of FY 2019 Disability Program Funding

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting all interested USAID Missions to apply for FY19 Disability Funding to support programming in the area of Employment and Economic Empowerment (EEE). Approximately $6 …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Gathering points and routes have not been released, but typical locations for protest activity often include, but are not limited to, Rue le Prince from the Cosa intersection, to the Bambeto traffic circle, to the Hamdallaye traffic circle. Event:  Protests have been announced to take place in on Thursday, March 5, 2020.  The Embassy will be open …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Throughout Guinea Event:  The Guinean legislative elections and a constitutional referendum scheduled for Sunday, March 1, 2020, have been postponed.  We have been informed that traffic restrictions for March 1 have been lifted. Protest activity has been reported this morning, Saturday, February 29, 2020 on Rue de la Prince between Bambetto and Bellevue traffic circles. …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Throughout Guinea Event:  Guinean legislative elections and a constitutional referendum will take place in Guinea on Sunday, March 1, 2020, which has been declared a local holiday. On election day, all roads will be closed to non-emergency traffic.  Vehicles without special election worker permits will not be allowed on the roads.  Local stores will also be closed …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Location: Gathering points and routes have not been released, but typical locations for protest activity often include, but are not limited to, Rue le Prince from the Cosa intersection, to the Bambeto traffic circle, to the Hamdallaye traffic circle. Event:  Protests have been announced to take place in Conakry and throughout Guinea  on Thursday, February 27, …

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 Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea February 18, 2020

Location: Gathering points and routes have not been released, but typical locations for protest activity often include, but are not limited to, Rue le Prince from the Cosa intersection, to the Bambeto traffic circle, to the Hamdallaye traffic circle. Event:  Protests have been announced to take place in Conakry and throughout Guinea for Wednesday, February 19 …

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Updated Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Guinea – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution    The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Guinea on February 13, 2020.  The Department advise travelers to exercise increased precautions in Guinea due to elections and civil unrest. Country Summary: Legislative elections and a constitutional referendum vote are scheduled for March 1, 2020.  Demonstrations occur frequently throughout …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea February 11, 2020

Location: Gathering points and routes have not been released, but typical locations for protest activity often include, but are not limited to, Rue le Prince from the Cosa intersection, to the Bambeto traffic circle, to the Hamdallaye traffic circle. Event:  The Embassy will be open tomorrow, February 12, 2020 with core staffing and operations only. The …

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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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