Location: Bogota, Colombia
Event: Demonstrations on October 20, 2021
The U.S. Embassy is aware of planned demonstration activities throughout Bogota. Demonstrations, which could turn violent, are expected in the following locations:
- Parque Nacional
- Parque Simon Bolivar
- Portal Americas
- San Cristobal
- Public Universities
- Transmilenio stations
While exact routes for all demonstrations and marches are subject to change, you may encounter disturbances, traffic detours, and delays associated with these events.
Please be aware that a soccer game is also scheduled for 8:00 pm tonight at Campin Stadium and may cause traffic disruptions in the area along Avenida Norte-Quito-Sur (“NQS”) and surrounding streets.
Exercise caution in these areas due to the traffic and large crowds. 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.
U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747<tel:1-888-407-4747> or 1-202-501-4444<tel:1-202-501-4444>
Colombia Country Information
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