Alert: Demonstration notice (November 23, 2019)

Location: Bogota

Event:
Multiple sources are reporting an ongoing protest at the Parque Naccional (Cra. 7 and Calle 34). Police have deployed tear gas to disperse protestors. U.S. citizens may encounter heavy traffic and increased police presence in the area.

Actions to Take:
* Monitor local media for updates on demonstrations and security conditions.
* Avoid areas of demonstrations.
* Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
* Plan for alternative travel routes or remain in place if planned travel is inhibited.
* For emergency assistance, contact the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy using the information below.

Assistance:
U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
Tel. +57-1-275-2000
After-hours emergencies +57-1-275-4021
acsbogota@state.gov
https://co.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
conagencybarranquilla@state.gov

U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444

Colombia Country Information

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