Colombia: Tourists should use precaution in the Country due to Terrorist Activities

Posted on May 23, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Terrorism, Tourist Warning

Canadians should exercise a high degree of caution due to the unpredictable security situation. Although there is no specific information about future terrorist activities or threats against Canadian citizens in Colombia, Canadians should be vigilant and avoid any unattended packages or parcels and bring them to the attention of security personnel. Possible terrorist targets include military and police vehicles and installations, restaurants, underground garages, nightclubs, hotels, banks, shopping centres, public transportation vehicles, government buildings, and airports located in major cities. Travel to most urban centres and major cities serviced by commercial air transportation, including Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Santa Marta and Barranquilla, and to the islands of San Andrés and Providencia, can be undertaken if one exercises a high degree of caution. Read article

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