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Source: Republic of Colombia

Bogota (Oct. 20/19). The Directorate of Migration, Consular Affairs and Citizen Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, informs that, due to the disturbances presented in the last hours, the Consulate in Santiago de Chile will not have attention to the public this October 21.

If you are in Santiago, keep in mind the following recommendations due to the alteration of public order in several locations in Chile and the declaration of the State of Constitutional Emergency Exception in the Province of Santiago and Chacabuco, as well as in the communes of Puente Alto and San Bernardo of the Metropolitan Region; the communes of La Serena and Coquimbo; the commune of Rancagua; the province of Concepción; the Region of Valparaíso with the exception of the province of Easter Island and the commune of Juan Fernández.


1. Stay informed about the measures taken by the Chilean authorities in the framework of the validity of the State of Emergency, through the website of the Ministry of Interior and Public Safety of Chile and its Twitter account @min_interior.

2. In the event of a curfew, be aware of the special measures that may be taken by the authorities, including those provisions concerning travel with a safe-conduct for particular cases that arise during its validity.

3. Be cautious and take provisioning measures, including water collection, non-perishable food and gasoline for vehicles.

If you need consular support, contact us through the toll-free helpline 188800201148 or write to us by email [email protected].

Customer service at the Consulate headquarters will resume when the situation in the city is normalized

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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