Event: The U.S. Embassy is monitoring reports of protesters clashing with police at the National Pedagogical University. Carrera 11 from Calle 72 to Calle 74 is currently closed.
The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas around demonstrations 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.
Actions to Take:
-Avoid protest areas.
-Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
-Monitor local media for updates.
-Be aware of your surroundings.
-Plan for alternative travel routes.
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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