Alert: Demonstrations – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the Coliseum in Antsonjombe and near the downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo.

Event: Demonstrations expected to take place on May 26 beginning at 10:00 am.  Supporters of the current President will gather at the Coliseum and the opposition groups will gather downtown.
American citizens are recommended to avoid those areas beginning at 10:00 a.m. on May 26.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations in the Coliseum in Antsonjombe, Analakely and the surrounding areas in downtown Antananarivo of Soarano, Behoririka, Tsaralalana, Ambodifilao, Ambatomena, Andohan’Analakely, and Ambohijatovo.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar
(261) 20 23 48000/01

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Madagascar Country Information
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