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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 ...
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Reading under the Moon

The United States Embassy sponsored a stand at the 24th edition of the International Book Fair of La Paz from August 1 to August 11, 2019, in the last 12 years our participation in this fair has become a window where the embassy interacts with the Bolivian population, This is the cultural event of great ...
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Travel Advisory: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

August 1, 2019 Bolivia – Level 1: Exercise normal precautions in Bolivia. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a  Level 1 ‘Practice Usual Precautions’  notice on July 19, 2019 due to an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever in Bolivia. Read the Safety and Security section on the  country information page . If you decide to travel to Bolivia: Enroll in ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (July 15, 2019) Location:  Nation-wide Events: This notice provides information on several viruses currently present in Bolivia:  Influenza H3N2, an Arenavirus Hemorrhagic Fever, and RSV. Influenza H3N2:  In Bolivia, “flu season” typically runs from April to September with the peak occurring at the end of June.  This year, the peak occurred right ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (July 14, 2019) Location:  La Paz Event:  La Paz transportation unions announced a city-wide strike and protest starting Monday, July 15, at 6 a.m. which could result in road blockades, transportation disruptions, and demonstrations. These activities could affect the availability of public transportation in the city of La Paz and ...
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