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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Honiara (Solomon Islands), Potential Political Unrest

East Asia & Pacific > Solomon Islands > Honiara

The United States Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea wishes to advise American citizens living in and around Honiara City to be aware of the current political situation and to avoid crowds or areas around Parliament House, the central market, and the Prime Minister's complex.

A motion of no confidence in the current government is expected to be voted on next Monday, November 6, 2017.

Americans living in or visiting Honiara are advised to contact the United States Consular Agency in Honiara if they need assistance.
The U.S. Consular Agency in Honiara is located in Blums Building, Commonwealth Street, Point Cruz and can be reached at + 677 23-426. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizen is +677 749-4731.
See the State Department's travel website<http://travel.state.gov/> for the Worldwide Caution<http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/alertswarnings/worldwide-caution.html>, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Solomon Islands Country Specific Information.<http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/solomon-islands.html>
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program<https://step.state.gov/step/> (STEP<https://step.state.gov/step/>)to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Contact the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby located at Douglas Street, National Capital District, at + 675 321-1455 or 675 321-0289, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal/PNG Holiday). After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +675 7200-3439.
The U.S. Consular Agency in Honiara is located in Blums Building, Commonwealth Street, Point Cruz at + 677 23-426. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizen is +677 749-4731
Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).