Location: Pan-American Highway, Departments of Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Huila and Caqueta, Colombia
Event: Protestors have blocked parts of the Pan-American Highway since March 12, disrupting transportation and causing
shortages of fuel and supplies. Police have clashed with protestors. U.S. Embassy employees require advance permission to travel to these areas.
Actions to Take:
Avoid the Pan-American Highway. Consult local contacts for alternate travel routes, and consider traveling by air.
Be aware of your surroundings.
U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
After-hours emergencies +57-1-275-4021
U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
State Department - Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
Colombia Country Information
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