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Planned Demonstrations – Monday, September 26, 2022
September 23, 2022

Location: Colombia, countrywide 

Event:Planned Demonstrations – Monday, September 26, 2022 

The U.S. Embassy is aware of demonstrations that are being plannedfor Monday, September 26to protest the increase ingas prices and proposed tax reform. These demonstrations are expected to take place in Bogota, Cartagena, Barranquilla, Cali, Medellin, Ibague, Pereira, Manizales, and Bucaramanga. Exact routes for all demonstrations and marches are subject to change. You may encounter disturbances, traffic detours, and delays associated with these events. 

The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas around demonstrations/protests/marches whenever possible and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings as even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to turn violent without any warning.