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 (Sept. 5, 2018)

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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