Location: Bogotá, various locations including Universidad Pedagogica, Secretaria de Educación, and the U.S. Embassy
Event: The National Union of Superior Education Students (UNEES) and the National Federation of Educators (FECODE) are scheduled to demonstrate tomorrow, Thursday, February 14, 2019. Student demonstrators will gather at Universidad Pedagogica at 7:30 a.m. and march to the U.S. Embassy, arriving between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. FECODE demonstrators will march from Calle 72 and Carrera 10 to the Secretaría de Educación beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Colombian National Police expect up to 1,000 protestors. U.S. citizens may encounter heavy police presence and significant traffic delays along demonstration routes and in the vicinity of the Embassy.
Actions to take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid demonstrations.
U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla