Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (May 1, 2019)

Location: Cotonou, Haie Vive

Event: Disturbances reported near Haie Vive, with roads blocked from Place de Martyrs to the Vedeko roundabout. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area, remain vigilant, and monitor local media.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Avoid crowds, and demonstrations
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a low profile