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Demonstration Alert: Countrywide Demonstrations – Saturday, October 22, 2022
October 21, 2022

Location: Colombia, countrywide

Event: Planned Demonstrations – Saturday, October 22, 2022

The U.S. Embassy is aware of demonstrations planned for Saturday, October 22, to protest new initiatives introduced by the Colombian Government, including proposed tax reform. These demonstrations are expected to take place in Bogota, Cartagena, Barranquilla, Cali, Medellin, Bucaramanga, Socorro, Cucuta, Apartado, Villavicencio, Santa Marta, Tunja, and Fusagasuga. The demonstrations are set to start at 10:00 a.m. The known demonstration locations are:

  • Bogota – from Parque Nacional (Carrera 7 x Calle 37) and Plazoleta del Rosario (Calle 13 x Carrera 6), to Plaza de Bolivar
  • Cartagena – at Camellon de los Martires in front of the clock tower
  • Barranquilla  – at Plaza de Los Musicos besides the Joe Station on Carrera 46-74
  • Santa Marta  – at Carrera 1 and 3 with streets 14 and 15 in front of the mayor’s office