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02 Oct 2019 | 11:31 AM UTC

Colombia: Judiciary branch calls 48-hour nationwide strike October 2-3

Colombia News Alert

Judiciary branch staff calls for a 48-hour nationwide strike on October 2-3; associated protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/4/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Bogota). COUNTRY/REGION Caribbean coast, Bogotá

Event

Judiciary branch staff has called for a 48-hour strike, from Wednesday, October 2, through Thursday, October 3. The judiciary branch called the strike to communicate a variety of grievances, including concerns over infrastructure, personnel, and investments in technology. Justice system reform was also cited as a concern.

Associated protests are to be expected in Bogota and other urban centers across the country. Transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are likely in the vicinity of any protest.  

Advice

Individuals in Colombia are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all associated protests and public gatherings, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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