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

Location: El Alto, La Paz Department

Event: On June 4 and 5, 2018 roads will be blocked throughout El Alto due to a planned general strike by the Neighborhood Federation of El Alto. Roadblocks are expected to be in place by 7:00 a.m. The blockades are also expected to prevent vehicular access to and from the airport.

Actions to Take:

Limit travel in the area and plan for alternate travel routes in case of roadblocks. Avoid roadblocks and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests. Do not attempt to pass through roadblocks forcibly. Monitor local media for updates.