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Security Alert – Presidential Election May 29, 2022
May 25, 2022

Location:  Colombia, countrywide

Event:  The first round of the presidential election process will take place in Colombia on May 29, 2022.  There is the potential for demonstrations, traffic disruptions, and visible police presence during the campaigns leading up to and on the day of the election.  Roads may be closed in major cities, including Bogota, on May 29. Land and sea borders will be closed from 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 28 until 6:00 am on Monday, May 30.  Alcohol sales are restricted from 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 28 until noon on Monday, May 30.

Actions to Take:

  • Comply with local regulations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Maintain a high level of vigilance, especially in popular public areas.