Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Location:  Expected gathering point is Eleftherias Park adjacent to the Megaro Mousikis with a march to the U.S. Embassy. Event:  A demonstration with hundreds of participants or more is expected to take place beginning at 6:00 p.m. today, Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Anarchist groups intend to protest U.S. policy on Venezuela. U.S. government personnel have been advised ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (May 1, 2019) Location:  Expected gathering points in Athens are at or near Syntagma Square with a possible march to or by the U.S. Embassy. Event:  Multiple demonstrations with up to 1,000 or more participants are expected to take place beginning at 12:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, to ...
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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Athens Greece (April 5, 2019) Locations: Central Athens — The U.S. Embassy Downtown Thessaloniki– Kamara Lamia—Elefterias Square Larisa—Tahidromiou Square Xanthi—Elefterias Square Komotini — Erinis SquareEvents: Athens:  Leftist and anarchist groups plan to demonstrate at the U.S. Embassy on Saturday April 6 beginning at 1:00 pm.  The demonstrators are protesting Greek membership in NATO. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Thessaloniki, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Thessaloniki, Greece (February 14, 2019) Location:  Expected gathering points are the Venizelos statue (78 Egnatia Street) and the Arch of Galerius – Kamara with a possible march to the U.S. Consulate General continuing to the Port of Thessaloniki. Event:  Demonstrations with up to 1,500 or more participants are expected to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens and Consulate General Thessaloniki, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens and Consulate General Thessaloniki, Greece (January 24, 2019) Location:  Expected gathering points in Athens are the U.S. Embassy, Eleftherias Park and Syntagma Square; in Thessaloniki, the White Tower, the Venizelos statue (78 Egnatia Street), and the Arch of Galerius – Kamara with a march to the U.S. Consulate General. Event:  ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (January 18, 2019) Location:  Expected gathering points in Athens are Syntagma Square and Athens University in Propylea, with staging points at the Katehaki metro and the Temple of Zeus. Event:  Large demonstrations with 150,000 or more participants are expected to take place beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Location:  Greece, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe, including, but not specific to, Greece.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate Thessaloniki, Greece

Locations:   Central Athens. In the areas of Athens University, Syntagma Square and the Exarchia areas.   Downtown Thessaloniki—originating in the area of Kamara/Arch of Galerius Events:  Athens:  A series of demonstrations from student and leftist groups are planned today at 12:00, 18:00, 21:00 for the 10th anniversary of the death of Alexis Grigoropoulos. These demonstrations have turned violent in the past.  Expect possible ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate Thessaloniki

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki, Greece (November 16, 2018) Location:  Expected gathering points are the Athens Polytechnic University, continuing to  Syntagma Square and the U.S. Embassy and concluding in Exarchia; in Thessalonki, the Venizelos statue (78 Egnatia Street) with a march to the Consulate General. Event:  Large demonstrations with 10,000 ...
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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (September 27, 2018) Location:  All of Greece Event:  National weather reports indicate strong winds and heavy rains throughout much of Greece September 27-30 and the possibility of a “medicane” (combination of Mediterranean and hurricane) in the Ionian Sea southwest of the Greek mainland.  Authorities shut down many ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki (September 5, 2018) Location:  Expected gathering points include The Arch of Galerius (Kamara), Aristotle Square, Venizelos statue, the University campus, the White Tower, and the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds (International Exhibition and Congress Center). Event:  Large demonstrations with numbers in the tens of thousands are expected in Thessaloniki during ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (August 23, 2018) Location:  Athens area and throughout Greece Event:  Local media reported 77 cases of West Nile Virus throughout Greece this year as of August 16, 2018, with five deaths total (those deaths being in patients over the age of 70).  For further information or questions, ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Athens

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece (July 24, 2018) Location:  Coastal regions and areas northeast of Athens. Event: Local and international media are reporting multiple major forest fires on either side of the Greek capital.  The first fire broke out in a pine forest near the seaside settlement of Kineta 50 kilometers (30 miles) west ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (April 14, 2018)

Locations: Syntagma Square to the U.S. Embassy Athens Event: Greek leftist and anti-war groups plan to protest U.S. action in Syria with a march to the US Embassy starting at 1800, April 14, 2018. U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area. Actions to Take: -Avoid the area of the demonstration -Exercise caution ...
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