Canada warns travelers to avoid the Congo due to demonstrations

Posted on May 8, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning

Canada warns travellers against visiting Congo due to demonstrations

OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Canadians in the DRC should regularly review their personal circumstances to determine if their continued presence is warranted. The general security situation in the country is stable but unpredictable, given persisting armed conflicts in the east, the impossibility for the Congolese government and United Nations (UN) observation forces to impose order throughout the territory, and endemic criminality. Read Article

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