On 25 May 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá issued a Security Alert regarding the upcoming presidential election, which reads in part as follows:

“The first round of the presidential election process will take place in Colombia on May 29, 2022.There is the potential for demonstrations, traffic disruptions, and visible police presence during the campaigns leading up to and on the day of the election. Roads may be closed in major cities, including Bogota, on May 29. Land and sea borders will be closed from 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 28 until 6:00 am on Monday, May 30. Alcohol sales are restricted from 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 28 until noon on Monday, May 30.”