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Bolivia: Travel Disruptions Due To Blockades Featured

IN THE PICTURE: Aerial view of downtown Sucre IN THE PICTURE: Aerial view of downtown Sucre

Travel disruptions are been reported due to blockades on access roads to the city of Sucre and on 4 border crossings across Bolivia: Tambo Quemado & Matarani (with Chile), Puerto Suarez (with Brasil) and Desaguadero (with Peru).

Public transport between La Paz, Cochabamba & Oruro and Santa Cruz is also affected. 

Zika Virus Threat In Bolivia

Cases of Zika virus infections have been reported in Bolivia in 2015 and 2016. Seek advice from a health professional if you have any further questions or concerns. CDC advises pregnant women to postpone travel to Zika Virus infection areas


Carry a photocopy of your passport, including the personal details, entry stamp and disembarkation card with you at all times in case it is requested by immigration officials or the police. 

Health Risks And Insurance

Parts of Bolivia, including La Paz are at high altitude. Take out comprehensive international private medical and health insurance before you travel to Bolivia, to cover the cost of any treatment abroad. Emergency evacuation and medical repatriation insurance coverage is essential. 

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