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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Proclamation of the Republic Day November 30, 2017

In advance of the Proclamation of the Republic Day on December 1, the U.S. Embassy in Bangui takes this opportunity to again remind U.S. citizens to continue to take adequate personal precautions.  As has been noted in previous communications, exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings and if encountering demonstrations, avoid or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Bangui

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of escalating protests in Bangui.  MINUSCA and Central African security forces used warning shots in an attempt to disperse crowds in two different locations in the morning, and have increased patrols and check-points in the city.  The U.S. Embassy has restricted movements for its personnel.  The Embassy advises U.S. ...
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Expressing Solidarity

On November 14, Chargé d’Affaires David Brownstein, Public Security Minister Henri Wanzet Linguissara and European Union Ambassador Samuela Isopi visited the victims of the recent grenade attack in Bangui to express their condolences and their solidarity with all wounded and Central Africans. He made the following statement after the visit: We wanted to come today ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Bangui

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of limited protests in Bangui’s 3rd and 6th neighborhoods, including barricades on several streets. These protests follow a grenade attack in the 5th neighborhood during the night of November 11. Central African and United Nations security forces have increased patrols in the affected areas. The U.S. Embassy has restricted ...
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