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Will There Be Another Coup in Thailand?

THAILAND | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [3923]

You don’t care about the politics, you just want to know if there’s any danger another coup or protest is going to ruin your Thailand holiday. But you need to know this is a country that’s had 18 coups since 1932. The last one was in 2006, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, civil unrest, thailand, travel-safety

Political Violence in Kosovo

KOSOVO | Fri, 29 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [427] | Comments [2]

So you want to go to Kosovo? Congratulations, you'll be visiting one of the world's newest independent nations. But not everyone recognizes Kosovo's unilateral declaration of freedom, none less than Serbia, which still sees itself as the territorial ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, europe, kosovo, travel-safety

Chile Terrorist Activity

CHILE | Sun, 3 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1079]

With beautiful landscapes abounding with natural wonders, a rich, fascinating history and charming locals, Chile is a truly lovely place to visit no matter what your travel itinerary consists of.  And unlike some of its South American neighbors, Chile ... Read more >

Tags: chile, civil unrest, south america, travel-terror

Egypt - 'Do Not Travel' Alert Issued

EGYPT | Sun, 30 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2881] | Comments [4]

As protests continue to wrack Egypt’s major cities, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs has issued a “Do Not Travel” alert to its citizens. Australia is the first major nation to issue the ultimate travel warning, the UK and USA are continuing ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, egypt, travel-alert

The trouble with Tunisia - Surviving civil unrest

TUNISIA | Tue, 18 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1675] | Video

A modern-day revolution has taken place in the African country of Tunisia, with her people rising up to overthrow the decades-long dictatorship of president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Tunisian officials are now in the process of forming an interim ... Read more >

Tags: africa, civil unrest, travel-alert, tunisia, tunisia riots, zine al-abidine ben ali

On our way to Honduras and Civil Unrest

GUATEMALA | Mon, 3 Jan 2011 | By djnlacey | Views [1115]

We left San Marcos in a collectivo heading to Honduras.  At midday we where suppose to switch vans in Antigua and then head across the border to Copan Ruinas, Honduras.  An hour before we reached Antigua we came to a complete traffic jam on the highway.... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, highway, protest, roadblock, veterans

Ecuador Civil Unrest - Travel Alert

ECUADOR | Fri, 1 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1673] | Comments [1]

A state of emergency has been declared in Ecuador following violent protests by police over changes to pay and conditions. What’s Happening Police obstructed the runway of the airport in Quito, leading to the cancellation of all international ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, coup, ecuador, south america, travel-alert

Jamaica - re-issued alert for Kingston

JAMAICA | Fri, 25 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1415]

The US State Department re-issued its travel alert for Kingston, Jamaica and surrounding areas on 24 June 2010, warning its citizens of the possibility of continuing sporadic violence. The government of Jamaica has imposed a State of Emergency for ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Travel Alert - G20 Toronto Canada

CANADA | Fri, 18 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1950]

The G20 summit is being held at Toronto's Metro Convention Center on June 26 - 27 2010. There are plans for demonstrations and protests by groups opposed to the event. At past summits these demonstrations have turned violent. A protest group has already ... Read more >

Tags: arrests, canada, civil unrest, g20, protests, toronto, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, world nomads

Kingston Jamaica - Civil Unrest

JAMAICA | Wed, 26 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2774]

Overview of the situation Jamaican defence forces and police are involved in an operation to arrest an alleged drug baron and weapons trafficker wanted in the USA, resulting in widespread unrest in the capital, including gun battles which have claimed ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Photos: Red Shirts, 2010

THAILAND | Wed, 19 May 2010 | By karsoe | Photo Gallery

Photos of Red Shirt protesters taken in Bangkok during the 2010 unrest.
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Tags: bangkok, civil unrest, protest, red shirts, thailand

Travel Alert : Political Instability in Thailand

THAILAND | Tue, 14 Apr 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [3177]

This is a very brief overview of the developing situation in Bangkok, Thailand.  We are keeping an eye on the situation, so come back for regular updates What's happening in Thailand: From red24 , Global Security Specialists " A state ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, civil unrest, thailand, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Travel Alert : Thailand civil unrest

THAILAND | Thu, 27 Nov 2008 | By safetyhub | Views [3647] | Comments [3] | Video

This is a very brief overview of the developing situation in Bangkok, Thailand.  We are keeping an eye on the situation, so come back for regular updates What's happening in Thailand: " Anti-government protesters stormed the control tower at ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, bangkok airport, civil unrest, thailand, travel-alert

Safety Advice: What to do about Political instability

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 10 May 2006 | By safetyhub | Views [1782]

If you intend visiting a potentially volatile region familiarise yourself with the place you intend to visit. Try to find out if there have been any recent violent demonstrations at your destination. Find out what the demonstrations were about and ... Read more >

Tags: civil disturbance, civil unrest, demonstrations, political instability, security, travel-safety-tips

 

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