Travel Safety

Tillerson visits Chad and gets an earful about US travel ban

Mar 12, 2018

Tillerson is visiting Chad to seek to strengthen a key counterterrorism partnership with a country that still can't figure out why the U.S. seems adamant about keeping its citizens out

Tillerson says Chad could be removed from visa restrictions

Mar 12, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is hopeful that Chad will be able to be removed from the Trump administration's travel restriction list

US narrows travel alert for Mexico's Playa del Carmen

Mar 10, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has narrowed its travel warning for the Caribbean city of Playa del Carmen amid what it calls an unspecified "ongoing security threat" just as the spring holiday season is kicking into high gear

US bars govt workers from Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

Mar 8, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has issued a new travel alert for the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen, where an explosion on a tourist ferry injured 26 people last month

Trump hopes top court will rein in judges who block policies

Mar 2, 2018

The Trump administration wants to limit the ability of individual judges to put the brakes on the president's executive actions, a new front in Trump's sometimes tense relationship with the federal judiciary

Australia boosts Indian Ocean travel safety after MH370

Feb 21, 2018

Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations

Maduro to seek re-election as Venezuela eyes vote by April

Jan 24, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he is ready to seek re-election as the ruling socialist party pushes forward voting in a move widely seen as a bid to capitalize on disarray in the opposition and consolidate power amid a freefalling economy

Correction: Turkey-US story

Jan 13, 2018

Correction: Turkey-US story

5 Mexican states get highest US 'do not travel' warning

Jan 11, 2018

Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia

Overtourism and safety cited in Fodor's where not to go list

Dec 27, 2017

Amid all those where to go in 2018 recommendations, Fodor's has 10 suggestions for places to avoid

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