Location: Bogota, Colombia
Event: Expected Demonstrations Throughout Bogota
The U.S. Embassy received reports of expected demonstrations today throughout Bogota. According to Colombian National Police, demonstrations are expected at the El Dorado International Airport, the Universidad De La Salle sede chapinero (near Carrera 7 and Calle 40) and the National University (near Calle 26 and Carrera 45).
The Embassy will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary. While most protests remain peaceful, large crowds confronted by police or anti-riot forces may turn violent rapidly.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates on demonstrations and security conditions.
- Exercise caution near large gatherings or protests.
- Plan alternative travel routes or remain in place is planned travel is inhibited.
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