Demonstration Alert U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: City Hall on Independence Avenue in downtown Antananarivo.


A large political rally will gather in front of City Hall in downtown Antananarivo on Independence Avenue on Saturday, December 29th  from 9:00AM to approximately 3:00PM.  The event may cause heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic.  U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid this area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the Coliseum in Antananarivo near the Ivandry neighborhood.
  • 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.