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Confrontation Between Protesters and Police at National University, June 8 2023
June 8, 2023

Confrontation Between Protesters and Police at National University June 8 2023

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bogota – Confrontation Between Protesters and Police at National UniversityJune 8, 2023 

Location: Bogota 

Event: The Embassy is monitoring reports of confrontations between protestors and police at Universidad Nacional near the westbound lanes of Avenida El Dorado (Carrera 26).  Protests may continue throughout the day and continue on Friday, June 9, 2023.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid the area. 

Actions to Take:   

  • Avoid protest areas. 
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations. 
  • Monitor local media for updates. 
  • Exercise vigilance. 
  • Be aware of your surroundings. 
  • Plan for alternative travel routes. 

U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia Tel. +57-1-275-2000 or 601-275-2000 acsbogota@state.gov https://co.usembassy.gov/ 

U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla conagencybarranquilla@state.gov 

U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs 1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444 

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