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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako Event: Due to ongoing large-scale protests near the Monument d’Independence and the ensuing traffic congesting, the US Embassy has directed embassy personnel to shelter in place until further notice. Actions to Take: Shelter in place. Avoid the area of the demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. ...
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Demonstration Alert for Friday, April 5, 2019

The announced gathering point is the Monument d’Independence in Bamako, Mali. Several groups are calling for a march on Friday, April 5th at 14:00 to denounce insecurity in Mali. The demonstration has not been approved by local authorities and may attract large crowds. Traffic disruptions are likely, and the Embassy has received reports indicating that ...
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United States Ambassador Hankins’ Welcome Reception Underlines Importance of U.S.-Mali Cooperation

March 18, 2019: Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins hosted a welcome reception at his residence that gathered over 60 representatives from foreign diplomatic missions in Mali, the Malian government, international organizations, Algiers Peace Agreement signatory movements, and the Embassy community. The reception allowed the Ambassador to begin building connections with key national and international players that ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (March 22, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Bourse du Travail Monument de l’Independence. Event: At 16:00 on March 22 a peaceful demonstration is planned in response to the ongoing school crisis. The planned route is from Bourse du Travail to the Monument de l’Independence. The demonstration ...
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