There may be a higher probability of protests in Guinea-Bissau following the announcement of the dissolution of Parliament in Guinea-Bissau. The U.S. Embassy in Dakar recommends U.S. citizens in Bissau and throughout the country exercise particular caution.
American citizens should remain vigilant and note that protests can quickly turn confrontational and escalate into violence. American citizens are urged to avoid any areas throughout Guinea-Bissau where such protest events, or reports of such events, are ongoing.
Actions to take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.