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07 Jan 2020 | 08:02 AM UTC

Panama: Protest scheduled in Colon January 7, 8

Groups schedule protest in Colon on January 7, 8; avoid all protests

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Event

Groups in Colon have called for a two-day protest on Tuesday, January 7, and Wednesday, January 8, to oppose government policies. Participants are expected to gather in several areas across the city over the next two days. 

A heightened security presence is to be expected, as well as significant disruptions to business and transportation.  

Advice

Individuals in Colon are advised to monitor the situation, avoid any large demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate business and transportation disruptions.