LIBERIA: U.S. Embassy Issues Demonstration Alert

According to the alert, the U.S. Embassy near Monrovia said it has received reports of a protest blocking traffic on the St. Paul River Bridge near the Brewerville area.

Vehicle traffic to and from Brewerville through Bushrod Island to Central Monrovia is currently impacted. Everyone should expect increased traffic, possible roadblocks and increased police presence which could impact travel.

Actions to Take:

Avoid the areas surrounding the demonstration locations.  Even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent.

Avoid large crowds.

Be aware of your surroundings.

Monitor local media for updates.

Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Monrovia

502 Benson Street

+231 77-677-7000

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Liberia Country Information

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 14022 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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