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05 Sep 2020 | 10:01 AM UTC

Colombia: Labor unions call for protest in Bogota for September 7

Colombia News Alert

Labor unions call for protest in Bogota for September 7 amid union strike; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/5/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/7/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Bogota). COUNTRY/REGION Bogotá

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Event

The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) and the Central Workers Union (CUT) have called for a demonstration in Bogota on Monday, September 7, amid a 24-hour strike due to labor laws. Participants are to gather at Enrique Olaya Herrera National Park at 09:00 (local time) before driving slowly towards the Ministry of Labor. Associated demonstrations are expected to occur in urban centers nationwide.

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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