U.S Embassy, Santiago, Chile
Local authorities report a protest has been called for today, Tuesday 22 October 2019 in areas of Las Condes and Plaza San Enrique. Large demonstrations are scheduled to take place in downtown areas of Santiago as well, including Plaza Ñuñoa and Plaza Italia (Baquedano). Protests have occurred in major metropolitan areas, and additional protests are expected today.
Protests have been spontaneous and mobile with incidents of violence. Monitor local media for the most up-to-date information regarding curfews and active protests.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the above mentioned areas
- Monitor local media for updates
- Avoid crowds
- Avoid demonstrations
- Keep a low profile
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Carry proper identification