P479 CE FAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:13/27    @   GHANA (18/p2/97) Sensible precautions shoulh be taken when travelling in Ghana. It is not advisable to travel outside the main towns by road after dark because of the poor state of the roads. Medical facilities & communications are poor outside urban areas and emergency facilities are extremely limited in the event of an accident. An outbreak of Meningitis has been reported in the North Eastern region of Ghana. Seek medical advice about immunisation before travelling. Travel headlines 430 Front pag 1/19 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue p4 Mar 2p:01/00     2/19   GREECE - CORFU X23/12/96) 1/2 On 26th September a UK resident was sPot and Cilled in Gouvia by criminals attempting to steal a boat. This follows an earlier incident in June when shots were fired at a tourist hotel, and indicates a continuing tPreat posed by boat t@ieves. The Greek authorities have announced measures to tackle the problem incla—ing a 5p strong police unit with t@e specific task of protecting t@e coast of Corfu from incursions by criminals. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 C FAX 2 47y Tue 0 Zar p:10/01 C 3k H @  3/19  ££  GREECE - CORFU X23/12/96) 2/2 British citizens visiting Corfu by boat should stay overnight in harbours where t@e boat can be guarded. Where possible, visitors should avoid Eari.as betweel Hid.ight and 0600, Travel Headlinec 43p Front page 1p0 FCO 6 News Heads Weat@—r Main Menu
P479 C E AX 2 4'9 T—e p Har 2p:00/40     4/19   G A EHALA 21/11/9$) Violent@criEe is prevalent throughout Guatemala, especiaLly in and around the capital and oth—r tourist areas. Muggers are often well-armed. Do not attempt to resist when being robbed. Be alert at all times, and do not travel alone, particularly@at night. ArUe— pobberies@Of public b—res ape coQZon HaNy of tPece@buves@arE poorly maintained and accidents are common and often fatal. Register with t@e British Embassy on arrival, tel 3321&01 dor an update on tPe current situation. TrAvel @eadlines 430 Fpont page 100 FCO & News Heads WeatPer Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/00 sCj£2kjCsS H @ 'k  }j7k5"m'@sja 5/19   GUINEA 20/p1/97) .isitors@sPoul— be@aware of pickpockets and Huggers, particularly in Conakry itself. Doreigners are li+ely tar'ets and should avoid carrying valuables in public. EoreiGn Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 43p Front page 1p0 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue p4 Mar 2p:06/05     6/19   GUYANA X21/p1/:7) 1/2 Volent crime remains a problem, particularly in Georgetown. Do not walk alone at night, especially in the area of Stabroek Market and downtown Georgetown. Take additional precautions during daylight hours e.g. do not dress ostentatiously, carry valuables etc. House burglary, often accompanied by uiolence and theft from cars are also Zajor problems. Visitors coming to stay with family or friends should take extra steps to safeguard valuables (passports, money and air tickets). Travel headlinjs 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue p4 Mar 2p:07/0<     7/19 /"C££"C££"CC CCCC GUYANA X%2/1/97) TypPoid is still present in Guyana. Malaria is prevalent@in all areas outside Georgetown. Seek medical advice@about inoculations and medication prior to departure. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:05/41 C  @ @CV@ 8/1y   HAITI (20/12/96) The incidence of ordinary crime is on the increase but foreigners are not specifically targeted. Avoih poorer areas of Port au 0rince. Sensible precautions sPould@be taken, Don't carry valuables or large amounts of cash. Do not travel outside the capital after dark. British nationals planning to travel to Haiti are advised to contact the British Vice-Consul in Port au Prince, Office +p9 573 969, home k09 493 950 or tPe British High ComZission in Kingston, JaZaica 18p9 92n 90kp. Travel Peadlinjs 4s0 Front page 1pp FCO 6 News Heads Weathbr Main Menu
P479 C EFAX 2 479 T—e p) Mar 2p:06/01   @  £}j7T5"I'@sju 9/19 "£" ££" £ £ £ £££££ £ " £ HONDURAS (25/2/97) 1/2 The incidence of violent crime, incla—inF arEe— robbery, car hijacking, burclary and assault continues to rise. Do not wear jewellery or carry large aHounts of cash. Excercise caution, particularly at niGht, in all areas. Road travel at nigHt is inadvisable. I@— bOr@er peGio.s Xexcept ZAjor crosring poAnts) wAt@ Nicarag—a and El Salvador are best avoided. Backpac+ers crossing to Bay Islands from La Ceiba have been targetted by rObberc. A Britis@ bAckpac+er wAs murdered last year in a town near the Nicaraguan border. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weath—r Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:04/00     11/19   HONG KONG & MA AO (21/p2/97) 1/2 .isitors should be aware that there are @severe penalties for@all drug@offences. Travellers overflying Afghanistan sPould be@Aware tPat tPere are tPreats erom ZilitAry@activity to aircraft using routes V668, A466, G202 and V848. Some airlines continue to use these routes. Others, including all British carriers, use alternative routes, V876 and V500, on which the threat is assesed as minimal. Travellers should cPeck direct either with travel agents or airlines, which routes individual airlines are using. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 47y Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/00     12/19 ££"£££" ££  HONG KONG & MA AO (21/p2/97) 2/2 Macao: isitors to Macao should be aware t@at t@ere has been an increase of violent criEe in recelt Hont@s, due to rivalry between criminal gangs. -isitors s@ould be vigilant. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weat@—r Iain Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/02   U $kj kj '+ j5 }j7+5"I' sja 12/19  £" £  £££££££££ £££££££££££ ICELAND (01/3/97) 1/2 The area to t@e south of Vatnajo+4ll GLAbiEr towAp@r t@E seA hs nO LoNFer a a danFer zone. he Zain east-west roa— crossing tPe eloode— plAins was reOpened to all tpaffic in November. Repairs are temporary and very with a spee— li-it of 30 Cms per hour in operation. People wis@ilg to travel off road do so at tPeAr owl risR and are advised to contAct tPe locaL aut@orities before departure. Tpavel headlin—s 430 Front page 100 FCO & News Hea—s@ WeatP—r Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue p4 Mar 1p:01/14     14/19   ICELAND (01/3/97) 2/2 Visitors who wish to tour the icebergs which litter the Skeithararsandur sands should only do so in the company of a local guide. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/14     15/19   INDIA (6/12/96) 1/3 India is generally calm and apart from Jammu and Kashmir major tourist destinations are quiet. DevelopZents in Kashmir can be reflected in Delhi wPere visitors are advised to take care. There have been bomb explosions in public places in DelPi and@on public transport in neighbouring areas. Britons have also been kidnapped in Delhi, most recently in 199). Visitors should be vigilant and wary of approaches by strangers. Other business centres are unaffected. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 20:22/14    S 16/19   NDIA X-/12/9m) 2/3 The north east is a disturbed region. Visitors should travel on essential business only, or in escorted groups. Permits@are required for travel to Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram. An increasing number of foreigners are being arrested for drug offences. -isitors@should be aware tPat tPere are severe penalties for possession of even small amounts of narcotic substances. Ttavel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/02 j  2kj 3C H @HHH @ $Sj $ j@ k @ }j7 5"K'@sju 16/19 ££" ££" ££  £££££££££££££££ £ NDIA ($/12/9%) 2/3 T@e north east is a disturbed re'ion. isitors s@ould tpavel ol essential busiless only, or@—n escorted groups. PerEits are required for tpavel to SiCVim, ArunacPal 0radesh, Na'aland, IANipur aN— HizOrAH. An increasing numb—r of foreigners are being arrestad for drug offences. -isitors shoul— be aware tPat t@ere are severe penalties for possession of AheL@vZA\X@AZOuNts@Od@NapcOtic Travel headlin—s 430 Fpont page 100 FCO & News Hea—s Weat@er MAin Menu
P479 C EFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:22/51    @S 17/19   NDIA Travellers to@ @P@ involve@overflight of Afghanistan shoulh be aware of threats from military activity to aircraft on certain routes. Some airlines continue to use these routes. OtPers, including all British carriers, use alternative routes, V876 and V500, on which the threat is assessed as minimal. Travellers should check direct either with travel agents or airlines wPich routes individual airlines are using. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads Weathjr Main Menu
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/00     £}j7C5"m' sju 18/19 " ££"£££ £  £ £ £££ ££ ££ " ££ NDIA JAMMU & KASHMIR X6/12/9$) 1/2 T@ere is a serious risk of kAdnapping in th— state of JamHu and Kashmir. Adoi— travel to all parts of t@e state apart from Ladakh Travel to Ladakh should only b— by air or via Manali in Himac@al Pradash. Iilitants have held hostage two Britons and two ot(er foreign nationals since July 95, and murdered a Norwegian hostage in August 95. Six Indian tourists were abducted dpom tPeAr houseboat in piNaGap an— [ur—ere— in July 9m. Travel headlines 430 Front page 1p0 F O 6 News Heads eat@er Main Me.u
P479 CEEFAX 2 479 Tue 04 Mar 2p:13/07    @ 19/19   INDIA JAMMU & KASHMIR (6/12/96) 2/2 There are frequent clashes between militants and security forces, and violent demonstrations in Srinagar. There have been bomb blasts in public places in Srinagar and ZZ oreigners have been robbed at gunpoint. Business people considering a visit to Jammu and Kashmir (apart from LadakP) sPould consult the British High Com]ission before travelling. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 6 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu