Event: The Embassy is monitoring reports of protests with heavy tear gas being used in the vicinity of Calle 26. Calle 26 is currently closed. 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
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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