Political Rally – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Downtown Antananarivo specifically Ambohijatovo. Event: A political rally will gather at downtiwn Antananarivo specifcially Ambohijatovo on Saturday, November 10 beginning at 12:00pm to 6:00pm.  Riot police may interrupt or engage the rally participants. U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid this area. Embassy personnel have been required to avoid downtown Antananarivo during this time. ...
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Demonstration Alert U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: The Coliseum (near Ivandry) and Mahamasina Stadium in Antananarivo. Event: A large political demonstration will gather at the Coliseum, less than a mile from the Ivandry neighborhood, and Mahamasina Stadium on Saturday, November 3, and Sunday, November 4, beginning at 7:00 a.m. for a political event which may cause heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic.  U.S. citizens ...
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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 ...
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Alert : Civil unrest leading to gunfire and reports of explosions – Anjouan, Comoros

Location: Throughout Anjouan, Comoros, especially urban areas in and between Mutsamudu and Ouani Event: Civil unrest leading to gunfire and reports of explosions.  While reports indicate that unrest has subsided, and the port, the airport, and roads have reopened, U.S. personnel in Anjouan have been asked to remain near their homes until further notice. Actions to take: ...
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Security Alert: Demonstration in Morondava – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Morandava, Madagascar Event: There are several reports of violent demonstrations in Morondava.  A curfew has been initiated from 08:00PM until dawn until further notice in Morondava.  Malagasy law enforcement officials have indicated that they will be verifying identification documents.    Actions to Take: Carry proper identification at all times, including a U.S. passport with a ...
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Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros, Antananarivo

Location: Madagascar Event: The Travel Advisory for Madagascar changed to Level 2-Exercise Increased Caution due to civil unrest and crime on August 1, 2018.  Please see the full Travel Advisory below. Madagascar –Level 2: Exercise increased precautions  Exercise increased precautionsin Madagascar due to civil unrest and crime. Madagascar is preparing for presidential elections in 2018.  There ...
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Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros, Antananarivo

Location: Union of the Comoros Event: There have been isolated reports of unrest, including clashes between military and civilians, in response to the constitutional referendum. US Embassy employees are instructed to remain at home and shelter in place.   Actions to Take: Limit non-essential travel. Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowd and demonstrations Be ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros

Location: Throughout the Union of the Comoros, especially urban areas in Anjouan Event: Comoros plans to hold a constitutional referendum on July 30, 2018.  Demonstrations opposing the referendum have been taking place more frequently, especially in, but not limited to, urban areas of Anjouan.  On July 21, assailants on motorcycles fired at the vehicle of ...
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Alert: Increased Crime in Morondava – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Morondava, Madagascar Event: The U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo advises U.S. citizens of several reports of violent crimes in Morondava, including the avenue of the baobabs. During the time around National Day, there is often an increase in crime in this popular tourist location. Actions to Take Use caution when walking or driving at night. Carry proper ...
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Alert: Madagascar’s National Day – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Madagascar, countrywide Event: Madagascar’s National Day celebrations have been on-going since June 1, 2018 and will culminate on June 26, 2018.  Police officers and gendarmerie will likely carry out checkpoints throughout the city.  You should carry proper identification at all times – a U.S. passport with a current Malagasy visa. Actions to Take Be aware of ...
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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. ...
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Alert: Continued Large Gatherings – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Antananarivo and regional cities throughout Madagascar Event: Opposition politicians continue public meetings downtown every day starting at 10 a.m. and dispersing typically around 6:00 in the evening.  All protests that have taken place to date have gathered in the area of May 13th Square in downtown Antananarivo.  Recent gatherings have drawn large crowds and shown the ...
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Alert: Large Gathering – U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo. Event: Opposition politicians have said that they will continue public meetings downtown every day starting at 10 a.m. for the foreseeable future.  Recent gatherings have drawn large crowds and shown the potential for tensions to escalate.  U.S. citizens are strongly advised to use caution if going ...
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Alert: Large Gathering – U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo. Event: A large gathering is reportedly planned in downtown Antananarivo today and, as we have seen in the recent past, there is the potential for tensions to escalate.  U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid the area at this time. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas ...
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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 ...
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Civil Unrest Alert – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo Event: An estimated 10,000 demonstrators are reportedly gathered in downtown Antananarivo and the situation remains tense.  U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid the area at this time. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations in Analakely and the surrounding areas in ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo Event: Demonstrations expected to take place on the morning of April 21. The opposition groups led by the members of parliament from the opposition parties intend to protest against the election law. Recent protests were ...
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