Safety Advisory Tag

The Canadian government is warning travelers to avoid non-essential travel to Haiti due to recent civil unrest throughout the country. Widespread violence broke out across the capital of Port-au-Prince and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien following the announcement of an increase in gas prices. The Haitian government suspended a planned fuel hike on Saturday after originally saying the country needed to raise prices to help balance...

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Hurricane Beryl became the first hurricane of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season Friday morning after gaining strength overnight. The path of the relatively tiny Hurricane Beryl is currently tracking westwards through the Atlantic in the general direction of Puerto Rico. Hurricane #Beryl Advisory 4: Tiny Beryl Becomes the First Hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. https://t.co/VqHn0uj6EM — NHC Atlantic Ops (@NHC_Atlantic) July 6, 2018 The National Hurricane Center...

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The Chinese Embassy in Washington posted a notice last week telling travelers that “shooting, robbery, and theft are frequent” in the United States Tourists were also warned to “be alert to suspicious people around you, avoid going out alone at night.” According to the embassy’s memo, “American public security is not sufficient” in protecting against gun violence. The Chinese Embassy also warned Chinese travelers against the high...

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A UAE embassy has issued a travel advisory for Emiratis. According to the UAE embassy in Athens, residents who are currently on or going to vacation on the island of Santorini should be on their guard. "Make sure you keep your belongings safe and secure, as many people and crowds tend to gather in the area, especially at sunset." يرجى من مواطني الدولة المتواجدين في جزيرة سنتوريني توخي...

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Venezuela, is indeed, one of the most beautiful countries in South America.  The rewards if you do go are frankly immense. Few countries in the world have this degree of natural beauty: Andean peaks, Caribbean coastline, idyllic islands, grasslands teeming with wildlife, the steamy Orinoco Delta and the world's highest waterfall, Angel Falls. Although visiting this country is definitely in some people's bucket list, it's not...

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If your suitcases are already packed for your next adventure to Mexico, you might want to take some precautions into consideration. Hurricane Bud, now swirling off the west coast of Mexico as a Category 3 storm, is forecast to bring heavy rain to Mexico and possibly the Southwest U.S. over the next few days. As of today, Bud had winds of 120 mph and was moving to...

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If you're planning to head out to your college campus for summer school this year, safety should be one of your top priorities besides getting good grades and all the credits you need for the next semester! College campuses are not exactly the safest ground in the world. It is widely known that even America's safest college towns experience some forms of crime, including burglaries, thefts,...

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The G7 summit, hosted in Quebec, will bring together the leaders of Canada, the US, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan. The overall threat level for the 2018 G7 Summit is considered to be moderate. The OSAC is not aware of any specific threats to the Summit or its participants. Protests and demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Quebec City and La Malbaie; some have already...

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Renowned as a maritime playground for sun-starved Americans, the Bahamas is so much more than a cruise-ship stopover. Stretched between the depths of the North Atlantic and Florida's eastern coast, the Bahamas comprises more than 700 islands and 2400 cays, most uninhabited, and all fringed by spectacular coral and fathomless ocean trenches. From the grit and bustle of funky Nassau to the vast mangroves of Andros, there's...

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After a series of terrorist attacks, a failed attempted coup and a referendum that saw Recep Tayyip Erdogan strengthen his grip on power, Turkey has begun to slowly restore its tourism sector. Famed for its beaches, food, and weather, the Mediterranean country attracted around 42 million foreign tourists in 2014, making it the sixth most popular tourist destination in the world. However, a politically tumultuous few...

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