An annual celebration for the City of Asuncion's anniversary is to take place on Friday, August 16. Festivities will begin at 18:30 (local time) at Plaza de la Democracia. Other related events are possible throughout the city. Street closures around the venue are to be expected, as police look to minimize spontaneous anti-government protests.
Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence is likely in the vicinity of the events.
Individuals in Asunción are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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