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27 Feb 2020 | 10:04 AM UTC

Venezuela: March to commemorate El Caracazo in Caracas February 27

March to commemorate El Caracazo to take place in Caracas February 27; heightened security presence and associated disruptions expected

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Event

Hundreds of Venezuelans will march in Caracas on Thursday, February 27, to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the Caracazo rebellion. The march will begin at 10:00 (local time) at Plaza Morelos.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation and commercial disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Advice

Individuals in Caracas are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all large public gatherings and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation and commercial disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.