News & Events

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Toamasina (Tamatave)

The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to avoid the downtown area of Toamasina (Tamatave) due to demonstrations. We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Holiday Security in Antananarivo

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that Antananarivo traditionally sees an increase in crimes as the prices of goods rise and certain products become less readily available during the holiday season. In addition, traffic becomes extremely congested in Antananarivo leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Day. The U.S. Embassy notes there have been steady ...
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Town Hall Meeting with New Chargé d’Affaires

The Chargé d’Affaires,  Mr. Stephen Anderson,  is pleased to invite U.S. citizens to attend a Town Hall meeting for the American community on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 18, 2014. The Town Hall will beginat 5:00 p.m. in the Consular Section on the Embassy Compound.  You may enter via the Consular Section security entrance across from Jovenna. ...
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