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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia, May 2, 2021

Location: Colombia Event: The U.S. Embassy has learned of continuing demonstrations and protests in Bogota today, May 2, as well as unrest in other cities, such as Cali. Some areas have seen significant marches, some looting, and the burning of city buses. U.S. citizens across Colombia are recommended to exercise increased caution as a result ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Colombia, April 28–30, 2021

Location: Bogota and Cartagena, Colombia Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bogota has learned of scheduled demonstrations and protests in Bogota and Cartagena from Wednesday, April 28, through Friday, April 30. While exact routes for these demonstrations are uncertain, you may encounter disturbances, traffic detours, and delays because of these events at or near these locations: In Bogota: ...
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Earth Day 2021 Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State

Today, the 51st Earth Day, we must work together to combat the climate crisis and restore our Earth for the benefit of everyone.  Each year, an estimated one billion people around the world mobilize for action on Earth Day, and this year, the United States joins this wave of action. This morning, President Biden will welcome leaders from around the globe to the ...
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Alert: Colombia Travel Advisory Level 4: Do Not Travel

Location: Colombia  The Department of State has updated its travel advisory for Colombia on April 20, 2021 in coordination with science-based guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about ongoing risks due to COVID-19. The Department advises travelers not to travel to Colombia.  Do not travel to Colombia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Colombia ...
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Health Alert: Continuing COVID-19 Public Health Restrictions 

Event: Continuing COVID-19 Public Health Restrictions  Location: Colombia The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Colombia and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page .  Continuing Bogotá Public Health Restrictions  Citing ongoing concerns with the third wave of COVID-19 ...
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