Security Message for U.S. Citizens: La Paz (Bolivia), Demonstration in La Paz

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at Mariscal Santa Cruz Avenue on August 2, 2017. Residents of Achacachi are protesting against the mayor of Achacachi. Heavy traffic is expected in the surrounding area.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council