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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Bogota
February 9 Student Assembly at the National University in Bogota
February 9, 2023

Location:  Bogota 

Event:  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that student demonstrations are planned at la Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota on February 92023, at 2:00 p.m. 

The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas around demonstrations 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   Tel. +57-1-275-2000 or 601-275-2000   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    

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