2019 Comoros Trafficking in Persons Report

COMOROS: Tier 3 The Government of Comoros does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore Comoros remained on Tier 3. Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps to address trafficking by opening one additional government-run listening center ... Read More»

2019 Madagascar Trafficking in Persons Report

MADAGASCAR: Tier 2 The Government of Madagascar does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore Madagascar was upgraded to Tier 2. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts by operationalizing, staffing, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros, Antananarivo

Location: Throughout Anjouan, Comoros, especially urban areas in and between Mutsamudu and Ouani Event: Civil unrest and demonstrations in response to a constitutional referendum continue sporadically on the island of Anjouan.  There are reports of gunfire and explosions, including several injuries and deaths.  The Government has issued a mandatory curfew beginning on October 15th from ... Read More»

The United States reiterates the importance of non-violence

Charge d’Affaires Stuart Wilson paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Defense and Minister of Public Safety today. The United States reiterated the importance of non-violence, presented condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the events of April 21, and supported the statement by the security forces who underscore respect for ... Read More»

Large Gathering Alert – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Large Gathering Alert – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar (April 21, 2018) Location: Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo Event: Following four deaths during today’s events, a public wake will be held for the victims at City Hall starting at 10:00 am tomorrow. U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid the ... Read More»
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