Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Paramaribo

Location: Suriname

Event: Independence Square Demonstration on October 27, 2023.

A demonstration is scheduled to be held at Independence Square in downtown Paramaribo, near the Presidential Palace, on Friday October 27, starting at approximately 4:00 PM. The demonstration will be in solidarity with Palestine and is expected to be peaceful; the size of the demonstration is unknown. The U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo anticipates a police presence in the demonstration area. No road closures have been planned but that is subject to change.

The U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo recommends individuals avoid the area, consider alternate routes, and follow all traffic rules and regulations.

U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname
Kristalstraat 165, Paramaribo, Suriname
+597 556 700
+597 710-1112 (after 4 PM weekdays; or on holidays or weekends)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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