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

Location: Nationwide  Event: Possible civil unrest and demonstrations associated with the Bolivian presidential inauguration that will take place on November 8, 2020.   Actions to Take:  Monitor local media for updates on demonstrations and security conditions.  Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests. Limit plans for travel to and around Bolivia.  Plan for ...
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Travel Advisory: Bolivia Level 3: Reconsider travel to Bolivia

Bolivia Level 3: Reconsider travel to Bolivia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Bolivia due to COVID-19. Bolivia has lifted stay at home orders, ...
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Security Alert – Restrictions Related to General Elections in Bolivia

Location: Nationwide Event: Restrictions related to general elections scheduled for Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Bolivia. The Plurinational Electoral Body issued the following nine nationwide restrictions that will be in effect on the days before and during the general elections schedule on October 18. Any form of public demonstration in support of or against any ...
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Security Alert – General Elections in Bolivia

Location:  Nationwide Event: General elections are scheduled for Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Bolivia. From 00:00h until 24:00h on October 18, public and private transportation, to include public buses and the Teleférico in La Paz, will be shut down. Only a limited number of vehicles with a special permit will be permitted to circulate. Additionally, ...
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