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Demonstration Alert: Conakry (Guinea), Bambeto Circle Protest Ongoing

Subject:  Demonstration Alert - U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea November 4, 2019


Location: Bambeto Circle, Conakry, Guinea


Event: A demonstration is currently taking place in the Bambeto Circle area of Conakry.  Tear gas has been used, and burning debris has been seen.  U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area and find alternate routes if travel is unavoidable.



  • Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for Guinea. 

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.



U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Phone number:  +224-65-10-40-00

Email address:  ConConakry@state.gov


State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 




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