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26 Nov 2018 | 11:10 PM UTC

Bolivia: Protesters block highways in Tarija November 26-27

Bolivia News Alert

Protesters in Tarija department stage 48-hour protest on November 26-27, blocking highways

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/26/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/28/2018, 11:59 PM (America/La_Paz). COUNTRY/REGION Villamontes (Tarija)

Event

Residents in southeastern Bolivia announced a 48-hour protests beginning Monday, November 26, into Tuesday, November 27, over the redistribution of oil royalties. Protesters in Villamontes (Tarija department) blocked highways leading from Santa Cruz to Yacuiba and called for a work stoppage. Transportation disruptions and delays are likely through Tuesday and into Wednesday, November 28.

Advice

Individuals in Tarija are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and never cross a roadblock without permission.

 

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