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16 Sep 2019 | 12:13 PM UTC

Chile: Independence Day celebrations September 18-19

Chile News Alert

Independence Day celebrations to take place throughout Chile September 18-19; associated commercial and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Chile, SAntiago

Event

Chile will hold Independence Day celebrations nationwide from Wednesday, September 18, through Thursday, September 19, with the main events taking place in Santiago. On Wednesday, the government will host several activities, including the Te Deum, a religious ceremony, among other celebrations. On Thursday, the annual military parade will take place at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago. This is the central event, which will prompt several road closures and heightened security measures.

Road closures and transportation disruptions are to be expected in the capital. Similar celebrations are likely to take place in major urban areas around the country.

Context

Chile is celebrating its 209th year of independence from Spain.

Advice

Individuals in Chile, and particularly in Santiago, are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate increased travel times due to high traffic and increased security measures, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities. Be alert and report any suspicious objects or behavior to local authorities.

 

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