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12 Jun 2019 | 11:46 PM UTC

Honduras: Nationwide taxi drivers' strike June 13

Honduras News Alert

Taxi drivers plan to strike across Honduras on June 13; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/12/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/14/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Tegucigalpa). COUNTRY/REGION Honduras

Event

Taxi drivers from the Association of Taxi Drivers of Honduras (Ataxis) are expected to launch a nationwide strike on Thursday, June 13, to denounce new land transportation legislation which would impose high permit-renewal costs on drivers and to demand bonus parity. Protesters reportedly intend to block roads with their vehicles. While other taxi services will be available, associated transportation disruptions and traffic congestion are to be expected nationwide.  

Advice

Individuals in Honduras are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate travel delays and traffic congestion, avoid any public demonstrations as a precaution, and seek alternate transportation arrangements.

 

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