National elections in Bolivia October 12

National elections in Bolivia will be held tomorrow, October 12. Motor vehicles, including buses and taxis, are prohibited from 00:00 to 24:00 hours on Sunday, October 12. Transportation to and from airports will be limited to authorized vehicles only. It is illegal to consume or sell alcohol, beginning midnight, Saturday, October 11.

Overland travel is permitted by bicycle or walking. International flights will operate as usual.

Before and during national elections, the number of road blockades increases throughout Bolivia causing significant disruption, including to and from airports. Violence sometimes occurs at blockades, particularly in and around the town of Uyuni due to ongoing conflicts. If encountering a road blockade, do not attempt to cross. To minimize risk, try to find an alternate route.

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