Demonstration Alert for Dominica – Issued by U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados

Travel Advisory
November 21, 2019
Dominica – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Dominica due to civil unrest.                                    

Country Summary:  Demonstrations and protests can take place with little or no notice.  Local authorities have used tear gas to disrupt protests.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Dominica:

Demonstration Alert for Dominica – Issued by U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados (19 November, 2019)

Location: In the capital of Roseau and possibly near government buildings throughout Dominica.

Event: Demonstrations and protests are expected in advance of elections on December 6, 2019. Recent demonstrations have involved police use of tear gas.

U.S. government personnel and others have been urged to exercise caution if planning to travel to Dominica over the next several weeks.

Actions to Take

  • Avoid demonstrations
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

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