Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia

Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Event: Demonstrations in Bogotá on September 28, 2021

The U.S. Embassy is aware of demonstration activities planned for today, September 28, 2021, in Bogotá, Colombia.  

Demonstrations and marches, which may affect travel and could turn violent, are expected in the following locations in Bogotá: 

  • National Park to the Plaza de Bolivar
  • Bridge of Dignity
  • Calle 27 with Carrera 10th
  • Universidad Pedagogica
  • Americas Portal
  • Plaza de la Hoja
  • Avenida Cali with Suba

Exact routes for all demonstrations and marches are subject to change. You may encounter disturbances, traffic detours, and delays associated with these events.

While most protests remain peaceful, large crowds confronted by police or anti-riot forces may turn violent rapidly. 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.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Plan for alternative travel routes or remain in place if travel becomes difficult.