Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi), Extended Road Closures

The U.S. Embassy has received information that starting today, May 10, at approximately 6 p.m. tonight through midday on Friday, May 12, there will be intermittent, extended road closures throughout Bujumbura due to the visit of the Chinese Vice President. These may include large portions of Boulevard du 28 Novembre, and closures could last as long as several hours. The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens carefully consider using alternate routes while moving about the city during this period.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council