Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Location:  La Paz, Cochabamba, Tarija, and Oruro

Event:  Civic groups in La Paz, Cochabamba, Tarija, and Oruruo have announced plans for a general strike and blockades in Bolivia on August 21, 2019. The expected size and duration of the demonstrations, as well as exact locations of blockades of streets and highways, is unknown.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor the ABC website for official reports at
  • Avoid roadblocks and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.
  • Do not attempt to pass through road blocks forcibly.
  • Plan for alternate travel routes or remain in place if planned travel is inhibited.
  • Monitor local media for updates on road conditions.