General strike in Uruguay on August 6, 2015

A 24-hour general strike will take place in Uruguay on Thursday, August 6, and will affect most of the country. Public transport will be disrupted, and most businesses will be closed. Carrasco International Airport and ferry services are expected to operate normally.

Advice For Travellers

Expect and plan for transportation disruptions and closed businesses. If protests occur, minimize safety risk by avoiding all areas of large public gatherings and demonstrations.