Location: Colombia, countrywide
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bogota advises U.S. citizens that there has been a significant uptick of violent incidents targeting Colombian security forces in various parts of the country.
The U.S. Department of State advises citizens to reconsider travel to Colombia due to crime and to exercise increased caution in Colombia due to civil unrest, terrorism, and kidnapping. The full Travel Advisory for Colombia can be found here.
Actions to Take:
- Exercise vigilance.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
Tel.+57-1-275-2000 or 601-275-2000
U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
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