Alert: The Civic Committee of the Bloque Chiquitano and the Municipal Government

Location: Robore, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Event: The Civic Committee of the Bloque Chiquitano and the Municipal Government of Robore are currently blocking several sections of the bioceanic road from Santa Cruz to Puerto Suarez. The exact scope and the duration of the blockades are still unknown; however, travelers and residents should prepare for the possibility of an increase in road closures, demonstrations,
and delays in and around Robore.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid roadblocks and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or
  • Do not attempt to pass through road blocks forcibly.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Plan for alternate travel routes in case of road blocks.

Assistance:
U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia
+(591) (2) 216-8000
+(591) (2) 216-8500 (after hours)
ConsularLaPazACS@state.gov
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 (888) 407-4747 or +1 (202) 501-4444
Bolivia Country Information

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