Security Alert: Curfew in Honiara – November 24, 2021

Security Alert: U.S. Consular Agency Honiara, Solomon Islands – November 24, 2021
Location: Honiara, Solomon Islands
Event: Curfew in Effect

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force announced a curfew is in effect for Honiara from November 24 at 7:00 p.m. through November 26 at 7:00 a.m. Earlier today, police used tear gas to disperse demonstrations near Parliament House. A meeting room (“leafhut”) on Parliament grounds and a police station and local businesses were burned during the demonstrations. No injuries have been reported thus far. U.S. citizens in Honiara are advised to shelter-in-place until the curfew is lifted.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.