Saturday, November 18, 2017

Plaza San Victorino UInder Guard

A police line on Plaza San Victorino today.
Plaza San Victorino, known for the nearby stores selling inexpensive toys, clothing, housewares and
Barricades on the plaza's west side.
other things, is sealed off these days. The city fears, reasonably, that, given the chance, street vendors will invade and occupy the plaza, as they have done many years before as Christmas neared. 

Some years, police invaded, the vendors rioted, and the police used tear gas. This year, they want to avoid those crises before they happen.

By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours

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