Updated MASCOT

6 January, 2020 | Alert

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions   Heightened tension in the Middle East may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue…

Holiday Security Alert

18 December, 2019 | Alert

U.S. Embassy to Burkina Faso Security Alert December 17, 2019   Event:  Holidays in Burkina Faso provide increased risk for terrorism and criminal activity. Violent…

Updated MASCOT – November 27, 2019

27 November, 2019 | Alert

Location:   Burkina Faso   Event: Consistent with our primary responsibility to protect American citizens and consistent with the assessment that the security situation in Burkina Faso…

Alert: Ongoing Protest in Bobo Dioulasso

25 October, 2019 | Alert

Location: Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso Event: Labor unions and civil society organizations are holding a demonstration in the vicinity of the Centre Muraz.  Heavy police presence is…

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Alert: Ongoing Attack at Youga Mine

8 August, 2019 | Alert

Alert: Ongoing Attack at Youga Mine Location: Youga, near Zabre, Centre-East Event: The U.S. Embassy has received credible information that a security guard working at the…