Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations throughout Conakry on May 14, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (May 14, 2018) Location: Conakry and outlying regions of Guinea including, but not limited to, the following: Rue le Prince between Bambetto and Hamdalleye circles Dixinn Kosa Dubreka Coya Event: Possible sporadic violent demonstrations stemming from an opposition led “Ville Morte” (or Dead City Day). In the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations throughout Conakry

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of sporadic demonstrations in the city of Conakry, as well as in some outlying regions of Guinea. Some major routes in Conakry have been temporarily blocked, and traffic remains blocked or congested on Rue le Prince, Autoroute Fidel Castro, and the route from Bambeto Circle to the Gbessia International ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Demonstration in Conakry on October 4

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a political demonstration is expected to occur in Conakry on Wednesday, October 4.  The demonstration is currently planned to take place along the autoroute, starting from the tannery to Bonfi Stadium.  However, the route is subject to change at any time. There have been media reports that this ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Burial March and General Strike Planned for September 27 and 28 in Conakry

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a burial procession for two individuals killed in events surrounding last week’s demonstration is expected to occur in Conakry on Wednesday, September 27.  The demonstration is currently expected to start near Donka hospital, pass Stade 28 Septembre and proceed along Route le Prince, through the Bambeto traffic circle, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration and general strike planned for September 20th and 21st in Conakry

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a political demonstration is expected to occur in Conakry on Wednesday, September 20.  The demonstration is currently expected to take place along Route le Prince, from Cosa, through the Bambeto traffic circle and on to Stade 28 Septembre, but the route is subject to change at any time. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Boke Region

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of demonstrations and roadblocks in Boke Region relating to the lack of electricity.  Avoid travel to Boke Region until the demonstrations end and the roadblocks have been lifted. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Political Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that political parties and civil society organizations are planning a series of demonstrations.  According to these reports, demonstrations are currently planned for August 2, August 9, and August 16.  Please note that these dates are subject to change, additional dates may be added, and demonstrations could occur in various ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Political Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that political parties and civil society organizations are planning a series of demonstrations against delays in holding local elections.  According to these reports, four separate demonstrations are currently planned as listed below.  Please note that these dates and locations are subject to change: Kaloum, Conakry – Sunday July 16 ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Emergency American Citizen Services only, June 16-23, 2017

United States Embassy Conakry, Guinea Message for U.S. Citizens:  Emergency American Citizen Services only, June 16-23, 2017  June 13, 2017 The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Conakry will be closed for routine visa and American Citizen Services from Friday, June 16, 2017 through Friday, June 23, 2017. U.S. citizens needing emergency services should ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Conakry

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are taking place throughout Conakry today, with unconfirmed reports of gunshots fired near Bambeto.  Roads may be blocked without notice, and there are reports of demonstrators throwing rocks. U.S. citizens are advised to use caution when leaving their homes and to turn back or seek alternate routes ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Measles Epidemic in Conakry

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the Ministry of Health of the government of Guinea has declared a measles epidemic in Conakry.  U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Guinea should obtain recommended vaccinations. Further information about vaccinations recommended for Guinea can be found in the Country Specific Information for Guinea and by contacting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  A ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Concerning Demonstrations in the Country

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are taking place throughout Conakry today, starting in the area of Madina Marche. Roads may be blocked without notice, and there are reports of demonstrators throwing rocks. U.S. citizens are advised to use caution when leaving their homes and to turn back or seek alternate routes should ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Traffic Advisory for Bambeto Cemetery and Circle

U.S. citizens should be aware that the funeral for a person killed at Tuesday’s demonstrations is scheduled for this afternoon in Conakry.  Starting at 10:00 am, the procession from the hospital to the Bambeto mosque will begin, with prayers at 1:30 p.m., followed by the procession and burial at Bambeto Cemetery, starting at approximately 2:00 p.m. Past high profile funerals ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Conakry on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place in Conakry on Tuesday, August 16.  The demonstration is currently expected to take place along Route le Prince, from Bambeto traffic circle toward Stade du 28 Septembre, but is subject to change at any time.  Members of the opposition UFDG political party ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Conakry Now

Please be advised of a demonstration beginning now and possibly lasting throughout the day, Wednesday August 10th. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place beginning outside the Conakry headquarters of the UFDG political party on Route de Donka, near the Embassy of North Korea. Members of the party are ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens : Vigilance and Travel to Guinea

On March 15 the U.S. Department of Defense issued a travel advisory that places restrictions on unofficial, i.e., personal, travel by Department of Defense personnel to Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Guinea until June 30, 2016.  These restrictions only apply to active duty and civilian employees of the Department of Defense.  The U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens : Nationwide Strikes: High Fuel Prices and Economic Conditions

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a nationwide strike began on February 15 protesting high fuel prices and general economic conditions.  It is unclear when the strike will be over. As a result of the strike, public transportation could be unavailable and supply trucks may be delayed, causing empty store shelves.  U.S. citizens are ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Disturbance at Central Prison in Downtown Conakry

The Embassy has learned of a military deployment to the central prison in downtown Conakry. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid travel to, near, or through the Surety neighborhood for the rest of the day and to consult local information sources for a situation update before travelling to this area in the near future. U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Demonstrations due to Presidential Elections

Vote counting of the recent Guinea presidential elections ballots continue. Official results are expected to be released later in the week. As there is an increased potential for demonstrations during this period and possibly after the results are announced, the U.S. Embassy has recommended that all U.S. personnel and dependents remain at home and avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of closed roads, demonstrations…

The embassy is receiving reports of closed roads, demonstrations, and confrontations in/around Medina and broader Conakry, and advises U.S. citizens to defer of non-essential travel in the city. For further information: See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Guinea. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive security messages ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Demonstrations due to Presidential Elections

Guinea will hold presidential elections on Sunday, October 11, 2015. On that day, only authorized vehicles conducting official elections activity will be allowed on the roads. The U.S. Embassy has recommended that assigned personnel and dependents who are not involved in observing the election remain in their residences on the 11th and recommends that U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Unrest during Upcoming Soccer Match

United States Embassy Conakry, Guinea The U.S. Embassy in Conakry advises U.S. citizens to avoid traveling during the upcoming soccer match this Sunday as there could be potential for disruptions and heightened security measures due to Guinea’s national team’s participation in the Africa Cup of Nations Quarter Finals. The Embassy anticipates large crowds and traffic ...
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