Event: U.S. Embassy Bogota is monitoring peaceful protests outside the embassy’s Gate 2 at Carrera 45 and Avenida Calle 26. U.S. citizens who require embassy services should avoid Gate 2 and proceed to the American Citizens Services entrance at Gate 1 at Calle 24 Bis.
The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas around demonstrations, protests, and marches whenever possible and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings as even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to turn violent without any warning.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid protest areas.
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Exercise vigilance.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Plan for alternative travel routes.
- U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
- U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
- U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
- Colombia Country Information
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