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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia

Location: Colombia Event: Demonstrations in Colombia on November 25, 2021  The U.S. Embassy is aware of demonstration activities planned for tomorrow, November 25, 2021, throughout Colombia.   Demonstrations and marches, which may affect travel and could turn violent, are expected in the following locations in Bogotá:  Transmileno stations in Americas, Suba Bosa and Universidad Nacional, Pedagogica and Distrital Possible marches are expected from the following points to ...
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Fifth Anniversary of Colombia’s Peace Accord

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State November 24, 2021 On behalf of the people and Government of the United States, I congratulate Colombia on the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Peace Accord.  Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accord ended five decades of conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and represents the path to lasting peace.  The United States has a ...
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Event: Enroll in or update your information in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

The U.S. Embassy in Bogota is conducting an annual verification of STEP enrollments. Please log in to your STEP account to verify that your profile, phone numbers, email address, travel dates, and location in Venezuela are up-to-date. If you are not able to make those changes yourself, you can reach out to us at ACSBogota@state.gov , and we ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, Bogota

Location: Cartagena, Colombia Event: Criminal Activity in Cartagena The U.S. Embassy in Bogota advises U.S. citizens that extra precaution is merited in areas of Cartagena where there is less police presence. There has been increased criminal activity throughout Cartagena as Covid-19 restrictions have been reduced, and there have been several notable criminal events in the Chambacu ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia 

Location: Colombia  Event: Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination  Beginning November 16, 2021, anyone 18 years or older will be required to show proof of having received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine to enter large-scale events and certain business establishments throughout Colombia, per  Decree 1408  by the Colombian Ministry of the Interior and  Decree 442  by the Bogota Mayor’s Office.  Beginning November ...
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