Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert

Location: Announced gathering point and route includes, but is not limited to:

  • Lisbon: March from Cais de Sodre to the National Assembly.

Event: A dockworkers demonstration is expected to take place on September 20, 2018, beginning at 15:00 p.m. The group intends to protest for increased job security. Additional demonstrations in other major cities in Portugal may also be planned.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a low profile
  • Notify friends and family of your safety