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  • Nigeria

    Latest update: Terrorism section – addition of factual information about a terrorist attack in Konduga, Borno State on 17 Jun […]

  • Sudan

    Latest update: Summary – update on security situation; the security situation remains tense; all airlines, apart from Emirates, are running their normal schedules […]

  • Mozambique

    Latest update: Summary - updated information on impact of tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth; Summary and Terrorism section – updated information about attacks in north-eastern districts of Cabo Delgado Provinc […]

  • Moldova

    Latest update: Summary - removal of information on planned demonstrations in Chisinau over the weekend of 15 to 16 Jun […]

  • El Salvador

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Entry requirements section (Emergency Travel Document) - travelling via the United States of America on an ETD; Entry requriements section (Visas) - if you overstay your visa then you should expect to pay a fine before leaving the country […]

  • Panama

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments […]

  • Nicaragua

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments […]

  • Honduras

    Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political Situation): update on ongoing protests in Honduras; you should monitor local and social media for updates and follow the advice of local authorities […]

  • Haiti

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments throughout […]

  • Mongolia

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments throughout; Entry requirements section (Visas) - as of 1 May 2019, companies and individuals who are inviting foreign citizens to Mongolia can request entry permissions online for visa on arriva […]

  • Venezuela

    Latest update: Summary - the land borders with Brazil and Colombia were re-opened by the de facto authorities on 7 June 2019; if you're planning travel in the region, please contact your travel company or tour operator for more information […]

  • Belarus

    Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Northern Ireland v Belarus Euro 2020 qualifying match in Borisov on 11 Jun […]

  • Uruguay

    Latest Update: Summary - Since 18:30hrs power has been restored to 98.5% of the country, although the remaining 1.5% includes parts of Montevideo and the surrounding metropolitan area. […]

  • Argentina

    Latest update: Summary - since 7:06am on 16 June, there has been a nationwide power outage. Work is ongoing to restore power. There is likely to be some disruption to local travel and services. […]

  • Georgia

    Latest update: Summary - There is a planned gathering in central Tbilisi for Sunday 16 June, likely to affect the area around Vera Park related to opposition to the forthcoming Tbilisi Pride events planned for 18 – 23 June. There is the possibility of further unplanned demonstrations and counter-demonstrations over the next week in central Tbilisi, including near parliament, the State Chancellery, Freedom Square and Vera Park. Demonstrations in Tbilisi are usually well policed, but you should avoid large gatherings or demonstrations and follow the instructions of local authorities. […]

  • Hong Kong

    Latest update: Summary - updated information on political demonstrations […]

  • Jamaica

    Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) and summary - update to reflect the extension of the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSOs) in Denham Town and Mount Salem to 19 August and 7 September respectively […]

  • Bangladesh

    Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Terrorism section and summary - update on recent attacks in Dhaka and updated advice on public gatherings, including religious gatherings and political rallies […]

  • Brazil

    Latest Update: Summary A national general strike has been planned for Friday 14 June which will affect public transport across Brazil. City buses and trains will not be running, metro services will be disrupted. Long distance buses and the airports are not on strike, but the strike may affect services if people struggle to get into work. Taxis will be operating but will be busy. If you are travelling on Friday, you should check with your airline / bus company before setting out and allow extra time to reach the airport or bus station as there may be more traffic on the roads. Demonstrations are planned in major cities, including on the Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo and Avenida Presidente Vargas between Central do Brasil and Candelaria in the centre of Rio de Janeiro. We recommend that you avoid these areas on Friday. See Demonstrations and Civil Unrest. […]

  • Burundi

    Latest update: Health section - addition of information on the availabilty of medical facilities in Burundi; update to information on malaria and the outbreak of cholera […]