March 26, 2021
Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia, March 26, 2021
Location: Bogota, Colombia, in the area of Calle 26 and Carreras 56 to 59.
Event: Demonstrations are currently taking place today, March 26, 2021, in Bogota, Colombia, in the Teusaquillo neighborhood on Calle 26 (Avenida El Dorado) between Carreras 56 to 59. A group of approximately 150 peaceful protestors is blocking these intersections in both directions. You may encounter disturbances, traffic detours, and delays in this areas. We are continuing to monitor the protests and will provide further information as needed. While most protests remain peaceful, large crowds confronted by police or anti-riot forces may turn violent rapidly. If you need assistance, please contact us with information below.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area surrounding the intersections of Calle 26 (Avenida El Dorado) and Carreras 56 to 59.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
- U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
- U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444