A taxi drivers' union announced it would join an ongoing transportation strike in Colombia on Friday, September 27. The transportation sector is on strike to denounce a government move which revoked 45,000 drivers' licenses in a new policy shift. Though precise details about a march were not immediately reported, protests should be expected in Bogota. Associated protests are possible in other urban centers across Colombia.
Significant transportation disruptions are to be expected in Bogota and other urban centers. A heightened security presence is possible around any protest.
Individuals in Colombia, and Bogota more specifically, 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.
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