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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia (January 8, 2020)

Location: Liberia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to maintain a heightened level of awareness. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia (January 6, 2020)

Location:   Central Monrovia and Mamba Point areas. Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports of civil disturbance in central Monrovia and in the vicinity of Mamba Point.  There is a heavy police presence moving in the direction of Mamba Point, and there have been teargas and a water cannon fired at demonstrators.  Embassy personnel are ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (January 6, 2020)

Location: Demonstrations are possible in the greater Monrovia area. Event: Demonstrations could take place January 6 on different issues facing Liberians.  A heavy police presence and/or road closures are possible. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid the areas of the demonstration; even events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate ...
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Dec 31 Joint Statement on Planned Demonstration on 30 December

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE AMBASSADORS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE EUROPEAN UNION, ECOWAS, AND THE UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN LIBERIA WITH REGARD TO THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE PLANNED DEMONSTRATION IN MONROVIA ON 30TH DECEMBER 2019. After examining the various recent statements issued by the Government of Liberia and the Council of Patriots on the planned ...
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Dec 29 Joint Statement on Planned Demonstration on 30 December

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE AMBASSADORS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE EUROPEAN UNION, ECOWAS, AND THE UN RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN LIBERIA WITH REGARD TO PLANNED DEMONSTRATIONS IN MONROVIA ON 30 DECEMBER As representatives of the United Nations, ECOWAS, the European Union, and the United States, we are among the many international partners who have invested heavily ...
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