International Travel Alerts

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    • Bolivia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel November 8, 2019
      Reconsider travel to Bolivia due to civil unrest. Read the entire Travel Advisory. There are recurring demonstrations, strikes, roadblocks, and marches in major cities in Bolivia. Demonstrations and marches are centered on city plazas and major thoroughfares. Roadblocks and strikes cut off traffic on main avenues, highways between cities, and airport access and egress. Protestors […]
    • Chile - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution November 8, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Chile due to civil unrest. Read the entire Travel Advisory and Travel Alerts. There have been large-scale demonstrations in Santiago and other major cities in Chile.  Demonstrations can take place with little or no notice.  Many protests occur with little regard for public safety, and have resulted in property damage, looting, […]
    • Ecuador - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution November 7, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Ecuador due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel To: Carchi, Sucumbíos, and the northern part of Esmeraldas provinces, including Esmeraldas city, due to crime. Country Summary: Serious, sometimes violent, demonstrations and road blockades occurred throughout Ecuador in October 2019, disrupting inter-city, […]
    • Kiribati - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions November 7, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Kiribati. Health Monitor local media. Bring a sufficient supply of over-the-counter and prescription medicines. Make contingency plans to leave the country. Visit the CDC Travelers Page. Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Kiribati: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program […]
    • Tonga - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions November 7, 2019
      Exercise Normal Precautions in Tonga Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Tonga: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. […]
    • Ireland - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions November 4, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Ireland. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Ireland: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the […]
    • Syria - Level 4: Do Not Travel November 4, 2019
      Do not travel to Syria due to terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. No part of Syria is safe from violence. Kidnappings by armed groups, arbitrary arrests, the use of chemical warfare, shelling, and aerial bombardment pose significant risk of death or serious injury. The destruction of infrastructure, housing, medical facilities, schools, and power and water utilities […]
    • Brunei - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions November 1, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Brunei.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Brunei: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Brunei. U.S. citizens […]
    • Nigeria - Level 3: Reconsider Travel October 29, 2019
      Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime, which includes kidnappings, hijackings, boardings, theft, etc. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel to: Borno and Yobe States and Northern Adamawa State due to terrorism Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe states due to kidnapping Coastal areas of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, […]
    • Somalia - Level 4: Do Not Travel October 28, 2019
      Do not travel to Somalia due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, health issues, kidnapping, and piracy. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as kidnapping and murder, is common throughout Somalia, including Puntland and Somaliland.  Illegal roadblocks are also widespread.  A number of schools acting as “cultural rehabilitation” facilities are operating throughout Somalia with unknown licensing and […]
    • Belarus - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions October 24, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Belarus.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Belarus: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the […]
    • Afghanistan - Level 4: Do Not Travel October 22, 2019
      Do not travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.  Travel to all areas of Afghanistan is unsafe because of critical levels of kidnappings, hostage taking, suicide bombings, widespread military combat operations, landmines, and terrorist and insurgent attacks, including attacks using vehicle-borne, magnetic, or other improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suicide vests, […]
    • Peru - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution October 22, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Peru due to crime and terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The Colombian - Peruvian border area in the Loreto Region due to crime. The Valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), including areas within the Departments of Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, and […]
    • Spain - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution October 21, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Spain due to terrorism. Exercise increased caution in Barcelona and Catalonia due to civil unrest. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Spain. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural […]
    • Lebanon - Level 3: Reconsider Travel October 21, 2019
      Reconsider travel Lebanon due to crime, terrorism, armed conflict and civil unrest . Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel to: the border with Syria due to terrorism and armed conflict the border with Israel due to the potential for armed conflict refugee settlements due to the potential for […]
    • Suriname - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions October 18, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Suriname. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Suriname: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Suriname. U.S. citizens […]
    • Papua New Guinea - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution October 9, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Papua New Guinea due to crime, civil unrest, health concerns, natural disasters, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider Travel to: Areas near the Panguna mine in Bougainville due to civil unrest. The Highlands region due to the long-term effects of a natural disaster that […]
    • Switzerland - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions October 8, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Switzerland.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Switzerland: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.  Review the […]
    • Liechtenstein - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions October 8, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Liechtenstein.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Liechtenstein: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.  Review the […]
    • Hong Kong - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution October 7, 2019
      Exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest. Since June 2019, large scale and smaller political demonstrations have taken place in various areas of Hong Kong, including MTR stations, shopping malls, and at Hong Kong International airport. While protests are generally peaceful, they sometimes become violent and disrupt transportation across Hong Kong. Police have […]
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    • Updated travel report for India November 9, 2019
      Travel Report updated in the last 24hrs for IndiaRecent Updates: Natural disasters and climate - flight disruptions at international airport in Kolkata.Advisory Text: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)Web address :