Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (October 8, 2019)
Location: La Paz, Cochabamba, Potosi
Event: Bolivian civic groups have announced plans for a civic rally in Potosí on October 9 and in La Paz and Cochabamba on October 10, 2019. The demonstrations will be centered in city squares, the expected size and duration of the demonstrations is unknown.
Actions to Take:
- 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.
- Monitor the ABC website for official reports at http://transitabilidad.abc.gob.bo/mapa/.
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 (888) 407-4747 or +1 (202) 501-4444
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