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

Location: Nationwide, concentrating in major cities including:

  • La Paz/ El Alto
  • Santa Cruz
  • Cochabamba

Event: Multiple Bolivian civic groups throughout the country have announced demonstrations and strikes for February 21, 2018, to include work stoppages, road blockades, and marches. The expected size and scope of the demonstrations are unknown.

Actions to Take:

 

  • Avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Plan for alternate travel routes in case of road

Assistance:

 

+(591) (2) 216-8246

+(591) (2) 216-8500 (after hours) ConsularLaPazACS@state.gov

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 (888) 407-4747 or +1 (202) 501-4444