Security Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (May 3, 2018)

Location: Chuquisaca Department, concentrating in capital city of Sucre.

Event: Protestors have implemented a general strike and several road blocks within Sucre, including main exit roads and roads to and from the airport. The size, scope, and duration of this strike and roadblocks are unknown; there have been no reported acts of violence.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid road blocks and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.
  • Do not attempt to pass through road blocks forcibly.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Plan for alternate travel routes in case of road blocks.