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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Bogota – Planned Protests in Cartagena June 7, 2023 
June 6, 2023

Location: Cartagena

Event:  The Embassy is aware of a planned protests in Cartagena on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.  The demonstrations are expected to begin at 10:00 a.m. departing from Camellon de los Martires and 4:00 p.m. departing from Mercado Bazurto, continuing on Avenida Pedro de Heredia to Castillo de San Felipe.

The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas around demonstrations/protests/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.  If you require assistance, please contact us at the phone number and/or email provided below.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid protest areas.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.


U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
Tel. +57-1-275-2000 or 601-275-2000

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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