P478 C@ AX 2 478 Tu— 0 Har p:00/0  3kj H @ '+  £}j7k5"m' sju 2/2p   ££££££££ D MINICAN REPUBLHC (4/2/87) Petty criEe intolving tourists is infrequent but normal precautions should be taken i.e. do not leave valuables or baggage unattended in the car or on t(e beach. The situation in Haiti does not afdect tourist areAs in t@e DoEinican Republic, w@ich are a considerable distance from th— border. Tourists in t@e Dominican Republic are nevert@eless advise— to +eep tPemselves informe— of t@e latest AedelopZe^ts il tPe@apea. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:05/34     3/20   ECUADOR (03/03/97) 1/2 The national strike, and demonstrations from 5 - 1p February are over. The situation has returned to norUal. Pickpockets operate in all major tourist centres, especially in Quito's historic centre. The Ecuador/Peru ceasefire remains in place. The border is open but sensitive. Identification documents are essential at all times. Take sensible precautions. There has been an increase in violent crime. This includes rural areas. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:16/00   @ @[@ 5/2p /bC££"CC£"C££ CC EGYPT (p6/p2/97) 1/2 Since 1992 extremists have conducted a campaign of violence against the Egyptian government and have warned tourists not to visit Egypt. In April 1996, gunmen opened fire on a tourist bus outside a hotel in Cairo, Silling@18 Greek tourists and wounhing otPers. Responsibility has been claimed by a known Egyptian terrorist group, who said that the intended target had been Israeli tourists, in retaliation@for Israeli attacks on Lebanon. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/00     6/20   EGYPT (p6/p2/97) 2/2 Apart from the Cairo attack, incidents during tPe last year have been largely confined to attacks on security forces in parts of the Governorate of Minya. None have involved tourists. Over 300,000 British tourists visited gypt@in 1y9m. TPe Egyptian autPorities attach tPe highest priority to protecting visitors but security cannot ae guaranteed. -isitors are advised to respect any advice from tPe local security authorities, especially when visiting tPe Governorate of Minya. They should Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEE AX 2 478 Tu— 04 Mar 2p:00/00 j£3kj£2kj 3C L @  £}j7C5"m' sju 7/2p   EL SAL ADOR (28/02/97) 1/2 T@ere ic significAnt lAwlecsnesr throughout t@e country. Robberies, TidnApping AN@ cAr jAcCilgs are all commonplace. These crimes can occur on public or private transport, on Hain roads or in towns. Victims are li ely to be Hurdere— even if tPey do not resist —Peir attAcSers. Do not travel after dark or wear jewellery. Tourists have been particularly targetted in t@e last few ont@s and should taRe extra care. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport WeatPer Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/28   @  £}j7C5"m' sju 8/20 £"£££" £  ££££££££££££££££££ £ EL SAL ADOR 28/03/97) 2/2 @arinesrHen w@o ape H—t at t@e airport and are accompanied during their trip by a locaL representative tend to @ave fewer problems. All BrAtis@ and ComHonweaLth viqitor1 to El SaLvador are adviseh to register with the British Embassy. Dor t@e latest local advice, please contact the British Embassy in San Salvador, tel no: 298 1768/ 298 1769 or 598 045! Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 0 Mar 0007/00     9/20   £££ £££££££££££££££ QUATO A @GUIN A (18/12/9m) T@e general situation is calm, nevert@eless —xercise caution. Take particular care of pjrsonal —elongings@and do not travel aroun— tPe coantry after dark. There is no British Consular presence in Equatorial GuiNea. Anyone experiencing difficulties should seek assistance from either th— rench or t@— Spanish Embassies situated in Malabo, or from the Spanish onrulate in Bata. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weat@er Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue p) Mar 2p:25/51     10/2p   ERITREA (11/p2/97) 1/2 Five European tourists and their Eritrean driver, were recently shot dead on the Gathalay-Eilfil road which circles Asmara, 40km to the north. Avoid using tPis route. Keep to the main road if travelling from Asmara to Massawa. Be vigilant. Do not travel after hark. Take accomodation@only in larger towns. There are many landmines. Do not stray from main roads on foot or by vePicle witPout seeking local advice. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:21/11    @S[@ 11/2p   RITREA (11/p2/97) 2/2 Avoid the Sudanese border area where tPere hane@been reports of skirmishes and banditry. Do not attempt to cross the border as it is effectively closed. The Hanish Islands are subject to a territorial dispute between Eritrea and Yemen. Mariners should be aware that tPe islands themselves and the coAstlines@opposite@are sensitive areas British Nationals should re'ister at tPe British Consulate in Asmara (tel 12 p1 45) on arrival particularly if they intend to travel by road to areas oktside tPe@capita\. Travel headlines 43p Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport WeatPer Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/12    'k  12/20  ££  ESTONIA 20/2/97) Travellers should take sensible precautions, especially after dark. Do not leave valuables unattended. ar tPeft is a growing problem. Summer visitors to forested areas should seek medical advice about innoculations against tic+-bourne encephalitis. Foreign Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:20/53     13/2p   ETHIOPIA (17/p2/97) 1/4 On 1p February a grenade attack at an hotel in Harar killed at least two people and injured fifteen, including two British and two European tourists. Three foreigners have also been killed in Dire Dawa in recent months. Do not uisit eastern EtPiopia (Somali region - Harerge), east of Awash National Park, Bale and Borena. There were bomb explosions at hotels in Ethiopia in 1996 - be vigilant at all times. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/10     14/20 " ££"£££" ££  ETHIOPIA (17/p2/97) 2/4 Visit only the recognised tourists areas, ie t@e Rift Valley la+es, Addis Ababa and the Highland Tourist Route. Do not travel south of Arba Minch and Legele. Do not leave the main Assab road in the Afar region. Avoid all border areas except the main roads between Et@iopia and Asmara (Eritrea) and between Ethiopia and Kenya, crossing only at Hoyale. The land border with Sudan is effectively closed. Do not cross it uN@er any@circuHstances. Travel headlines 430 Ftont page 1p0 FCO 5 Sport Weath—r Main Menu
P478 CE FAX 2 478 Tue 0 Mar 20:02/12 jCrkjC2CjC3C h< | |@ @ $kj +j k @5 }j7k5"I' sja 05/00 ££"£££" ££  ETHIOPIA 17/p2/97) 3/4 Avoid ostentatious displays of Honey or camerAs, jewellery, etc, which may Hark tourists as targets for t@eft, Hugging or @ijacCing. AvoA— stAying outcAde major towls and travelling after dar+. Be especially vi'ilant in market places and poorer parts of town. Cpedit cards are not accepted in Et@iopia except as a resident of the Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa, and by some airlinec Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weat@—r Iain Menu
P478 AX 0 4'8 ue p Har 0000/00     sju 16/20 ££ £££" ££  ETHIOPIA (17/p2/97) 4/4 Do not taBe photographs of military establicPPents incluDing, for exaHple, t@e Blue Nile River Bridge and its Hiitary style (camoufla'e) clotPing. Roads are impassable to Lalibela from June to September (t@e rainy seAson) and trafel throughout ot@—r parts of Et@iopia will be difficult at t@at ti-e. %e'icter@at tPe ONsulap Section of t@e British Embassy, Addis Ababa, tel $1 23 5 , particularly if you intend to travel by road to areas outside the capital. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 port WeatPer Iain Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue p4 Mar 2p:13/02    S 17/2p   FRAN E (5/12/95) As during 199+, travellers to France should be vigilant particularly in the big cities. Suspicious or unattended baggage, vehicles and packages should be avoided and reported immediately to the authorities. Travellers should always carry identity papers/passport and Zust expect a greater degree of search. Travel headlines 430 Front page 1p0 FCO 5 Sport Weather Main Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Iar 20:00/46 /j£3Cj£2kjC3S  |,|h C@C j5@ }j7V "I'@sju 18/0p   GABON (17/12/96) The political situation is calm, but visitors should be aware that there are PapliaHentary elections on 29 December. Avoid pOlAtical demonstrations. he oatbraaB od Ebola —iseAre reporte— by t@e WHO in October app—ars to have been contAAned. Sansible precautions should still be taken. In an e-er'ency, consular assistance can be obtained from the Honorary British Consuls in Libreville tel: 76 2 00 and in Port Gentil, tel: !! 43 05 Trav—H @—adlines 430 Front page 1p0 FCO 5 port eatPer IAin HeNu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/00     19/20   GEORGIA (3/1/97) 1/2 .isits by road to most parts of Georgia can be made in relative safety, although travel at night outside Tbilisi s@oaLd be afoide— if posrible. The breakaway re'ions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia should be strictly afoideh as both reEAin insecure. T@e GeorgiA/ —rria land bOrder is generally closed to Westeners. @here @ave been recent outbreaks of eiptPeria in Geor ia. Seek PeDical advice b—fore travelling. Hedical facilities are limited. TrAvel @eadlinec 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weat@er MAin Menu
P478 CEEFAX 2 478 Tue p4 Mar 2p:10/01    W@ 20/2p   GEORGIA (3/1/97) 2/2 It is not knowm whether maintenance procedures on aircraft used on internal/international flights are always properly observed. Be vi'ilant and take sensible precautions against ]ugging, especiallly after dark. Power cuts are frequent, especially in winter. Travel headlinjs 430 Front page 100 FCO 5 Sport Weathjr Main Menu