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23 Aug 2020 | 12:01 PM UTC

Venezuela: Oil workers to demonstrate nationwide August 25

Venezuela News Alert

Oil workers are set to demonstrate nationwide on August 25 to call for higher salaries and workers’ rights; avoid large gatherings as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/23/2020, 12:30 AM until 8/26/2020, 12:29 AM (America/Caracas). COUNTRY/REGION Northern Venezuela

Event

Oil workers plan to gather across the country on Tuesday, August 25, to demand higher wages and the alleged restoration of their rights. Specific locations of demonstrations have not been announced amid concerns that authorities may suppress the gatherings. However, likely flash points include major urban centers, including the capital Caracas.

Disruptions to travel and business are to be anticipated in Venezuela during the demonstrations, and a heightened security presence is likely around any protest site.

Advice

Those in Venezuela are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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