Message to U.S. Citizens: Venezuela Meeting Demonstrations

U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay
Message to U.S. Citizens: Venezuela Meeting Demonstrations
February 7, 2019

Location:  Plazas Independencia, Entevero, and Libertad in Montevideo

Event:  On Thursday, February 7, demonstrations are planned at Plaza Independencia, Plaza Entevero and Plaza Libertad relating to the meetings being held in Montevideo regarding Venezuela.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid these areas in the Centro neighborhood of Montevideo.


  • An Anti-Imperialist group will be protesting during the afternoon at Plaza Independencia.
  • The group “Venezuela somos todos Uruguay” is calling for a protest at 6:30 p.m. at Plaza Entevero.
  • Members from the PIT-CNT will be protesting for “Dialogue and Peace in Venezuela” at 7:00 p.m. at Plaza Libertad.

Actions to Take:

  • Maintain situational awareness and be aware of your surroundings
  • Monitor local media sources for updates
  • Follow instructions of local police authorities
  • Use caution when walking or driving near Plaza Libertad or Barrio Centro

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