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16 Mar 2019 | 01:46 PM UTC

US: Demonstration planned in Arlington (VA) March 16

United States of America News Alert

Demonstration against planned corporate headquarters expected in Arlington (Virginia state) March 16; localized transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/16/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Arlington (Virginia)

Event

A demonstration against the planned Amazon headquarters complex is expected in Arlington (Virginia state) on Saturday, March 16, amid the local government's vote on a proposed financial package. Participants are expected to gather outside the Arlington County Board building from 12:00 (local time). A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are anticipated in the vicinity of the protest.

Context

Amazon has selected the National Landing district, co-located in Arlington county and the city of Alexandria, as the location for its second planned headquarters.

Advice

Individuals in Arlington (Virginia) are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution.

 

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