Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bogota

Location: Colombia, countrywide

Event: A ceasefire between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) terrorist group ended on January 10, 2018.  The ELN subsequently resumed attacks against government and economic targets in Colombia.  The U.S. Embassy has no information concerning specific threats against U.S. citizens in Colombia. 

Actions to Take:

  • Maintain a high level of vigilance
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings