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29 Aug 2019 | 08:23 PM UTC

Bolivia: Road blockades reported in Uyuni (Potosí department) August 29

Bolivia News Alert

Civic groups stage road blockades in Uyuni (Potosí department) amid protests as of August 29; transportation disruptions reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/31/2019, 11:59 PM (America/La_Paz). COUNTRY/REGION Potosí

Event

Civil society groups have reportedly staged road blockades in Uyuni (Potosí department) as of Thursday, August 29, amid a general strike and associated protests. According to US diplomatic sources, blockades have been reported in central Uyuni and on access roads to Joya Andina Airport (UYU). 

Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are expected in the vicinity of the protests over the coming hours and days. 

Advice

Individuals in Uyuni are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, allow ample travel time, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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