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04 Sep 2020 | 07:24 AM UTC

Colombia: Nationwide protest planned for September 4

Colombia News Alert

Nationwide labor protest planned for September 4; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/5/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Bogota). COUNTRY/REGION Caribbean coast

Event

A nationwide labor protest is scheduled to take place on Friday, September 4, throughout urban centers in Colombia. The demonstration has been called over various labor grievances in addition to denouncing a recent increase of violence in the country. In Bogota, participants of the demonstration are set to gather at approximately 17:00 (local time) at the Special Jurisdiction for Peace and the Teatro Patria.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions in the vicinity of the demonstration should be anticipated.

Advice

Those in Colombia are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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