Security Alert: Possibility of Demonstrations; Consular Agency Closed December 6, 2021

Security Alert – Possibility of Demonstrations; Consular Agency Closed December 6, 2021
Location: Honiara, Solomon Islands
Event: Possibility of Demonstrations; Consular Agency Closure

The National Parliament of Solomon Islands is scheduled to vote on a motion of no-confidence in Prime Minister Sogavare on Monday, December 6, 2021. U.S. citizens are advised of the possibility of demonstrations leading up to, during, and after the vote. Remember that even peaceful demonstrations can turn violent without warning.

The U.S. Consular Agency in Honiara will be closed for routine services December 6, 2021.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid downtown Honiara on December 6, 2021.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security and emergency preparedness plans.