4-21-2018 US Embassy Alert: Demonstration in La Paz-Zona Sur This Saturday
by US Embassy Alert
(La Paz, Bolivia)
Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (April 20, 2018). Location: City of La Paz. Event: A demonstration consisting of a caravan of cars and motorcycles has been called for Saturday, April 21st between the hours of 09:00 and 13:00. Demonstrators will gather on 21st Street between the Calacoto area and Costanera avenue. The demonstration will pass through Zona Sur, Miraflores, Sopocachi and the downtown section of the city. The expected size and scope of this demonstration is unknown.
Actions to Take:
· Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.
· Do not attempt to pass through demonstrations forcibly.
· Monitor local media for updates.
· Plan for alternate travel routes in case of road blocks.
· U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia
+(591) (2) 216-8000
+(591) (2) 216-8500 (after hours)
· State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 (888) 407-4747 or +1 (202) 501-4444
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