Greece: Protests in Athens today

The U.S. Embassy in Athens has posted a notice that demonstrations will take place today, Thursday, May 19 at the following locations and times:

Time: 11:00 at the Ministry of Finance (5-7 Nikis Street, Syntagma Square)

Time: 19:00 at Syntagma Square

Advice For Travellers

To minimize safety risk, avoid all large public gatherings or protests. Even peaceful protests can escalate quickly and unexpectedly and become violent.