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05 Jul 2019 | 01:01 PM UTC

Bolivia: Civic strike scheduled in Santa Cruz for July 9

Bolivia News Alert

Citizens call for a 24-hour strike in Santa Cruz July 9; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/9/2019, 11:59 PM (America/La_Paz). COUNTRY/REGION Santa Cruz de la Sierra


Various civic groups have declared a 24-hour civic strike for Tuesday, July 9, in the Santa Cruz department, against corruption, lack of transparency, and overall disaccord with the government. This includes President Evo Morales' intention to run for re-election in October. Some groups have stated that various roads will be blocked.

Associated transportation and commercial disruptions, along with a heightened security presence are to expected in the vicinity of all protests.  


Individuals in the Santa Cruz department are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.


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