Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota

Location:

Bogota:

  • Carrera 30 & Calle 26
  • Carrera 30 & Calle 43
  • Calle 19 & Carrera 28
  • Calle 19 & Carrera 13
  • Avenida 1 & Carrera 24
  • Carrera 30 & Calles 13, 19, 53, and 92
  • Calle 76 & Avenida Caracas, headed towards Calle 116
  • Locations subject to change

Event: Demonstrations are currently ongoing.  Motorcycle riders are protesting changes to regulations for motorcycles.  Riot police have been deployed and tear gas has been used in at least one location.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media and social media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

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
Tel. +57-5-353-2001
conagencybarranquilla@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444

Colombia Country Information

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