P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:07/11       MALAWI (31/p1/97) 1/2 Exercise reasonable care over personal security, particularly after dark. Avoid travel out of town at night. Many main roads are dangerous with hazards such as potholes and abandoned unlit vePicles wPich often cause serious accidents. Emergency services are basic. The armed hi-jacking of expensive cars and four-wheeled drive vehicles is prevalent. Travel headlines 430 Front pag 1/16 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 20:02/11     2/16   MALAWI (31/1/97) 2/2 n Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu & tourist destinations such as Nkhata Bay, Senga Bay aka Salima) and Cape Maclear be alert for Huggers, bag snatchers and conmen. In recent months several British uisitors @ave been robbed at Wnifepoint in Senga Bay, Nkhata Bay and Blantyre. isitors s@ould be wary of drugs being planted in t(eir luggage. This results in bogus policemen demanding money to allow onward travel. Be cautious with over-driendly people who offer to act as tour guides. Tpavel headlines 430 Fpont page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weat@er Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:17/00     3/16   MALAYSIA X24/01/97) Travellers to Malaysia flying over Afghanistan should be aware that there are threats from military activity to civil aircraft overflying Afghanistan using routes .m-8, A4nm, G2p2 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 assessed as minimal. Travellers should check direct either with travel agents or airlines which routes individual airlines are using. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:02/00     4/16   MALDI ES (17/12/96) isitors to the Maldives should note t@at there are severe penalties for all drug offences. Foreign Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:02/01     5/16   MALI 20/01/97) Mali is relatively trouble-eree, but banditry is still a risB in t@e area north of Mopti, Gao and Timbuktu. There have been isolated incidents of mugging in Bamako itself and visitors sPould avoid carring valuables in public. Doreign Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weat@er Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 20:03/05 2Cj£3kj 3k   'k  £}j7k5"m' sju 6/16   MEXICO (23/12/9$) 1/3 T@ere is a @igh incidence of armed robbery in urban areas. R—sistance is frequently met with violence. isitors are advised to take sensible precautions and be alert. Particular care should b— taken on public transport, at airports, bus stations and popular tourist sites. se oNly tAxic froE Aut@oriced ranBs (sitios). Passen'ers using otPer taxis in Iexico City face a Huch Hig@er risB of attack and robbery. Tpavel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weath—r Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/01 RSj£2Cj sC H   7/16 ££"£££"£££  K XJ O 22/10 :$) 2/3 There is a risk of robbery outside Zajor cities patticularly in t@e states of Michoacan, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas Avoid travel after dark and iqolated ——acPes at all tiEes. @@ere @ave been recent inciDentq of diolence in Sout@ern Mexico against Iexican gOvernHent installations, resulting in casualties among police An— apIe@ forces. DoreigNers have not been targetted. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads  Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:03/01     7/16   KEXICO (23/12/9m) 2/3 There is a risk of robbery outside Zajor cities particularly in tPe states of Michoacan, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas and CampecPe. Avoid travel after dark and isolated beaches at all times. There have been recent incidents of miolence in SoutPern Mexico against Mexican government installations, resulting in casualties among police and armed forces. Eoreigners have not been targetted. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/00     8/16   MEXHCO 23/12/96) 3/3 States affected were Oaxaca, Michoacan, Gkerrero, Chiapas, Estado de Mexico, Puebla and Tabasco. @@ere is still tension in Nort@ern and Central Chiapas. Travellers should not venture off Main roads witPout first seeCing local advice. Eoreign Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue p4 Mar 2p:19/00   U @S@ 9/16   KOLDO.A (5/1/97) Avoid nonJessentia\ travel to Trans- dniestria (nortP-west Moldova) which is not under Moldovan government control and tPe situation is unpredictable. Those with essential business in Transdniestria should register with the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Moscow, tel: 956@72p0 fax: 956 7420 Law and order is not a particular problem but keep expensive jewellery, watches etc. out of sight. Dress and bePave with common sense. Use officially marked taxis and do not share with strangers. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads@ WeatPer Main Menu
P482 C EFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:05/16     10/16   MONGOLIA (6/12/96) .isitors may only enter the country by air or by train. Entry overland by otPer Zeans@is not permitted. As communications within Mongolia are poor, providing consular assistance can be difficult. Street Crime is on the increase with increasing degrees of violence employed.@Only clearly recognisable taxis should be used. It is unsafe to venture out after dark on foot. It is not known wPetPer maintenance procedures are always properly maintained on internal flights. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO : News Heads WeatPer Kain Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue p4 Mar 2p:24/20 SSC    11/16   KONTSERRAT (21/p2/97) 1/2 Volcanic activity continues to affect southern and eastern parts of the island, particularly the Tar River Valley and Upper Galways. TPese areas ate extremely dangerous, with no access permitted. Scientists monitoring the volcano warn tPat there could be a sudden upsurge in activity across a wider area, though tPey consider the north of the island to be safe. The capital Plymouth is currently open for day-time access, but is experiencing heavy ash falls on a regular basis. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:04/45     12/16   KONTSERRAT X21/p2/97) 2/2 .isitors to the capital must carry ash masks and be vigilant at all times. All visitors to Montserrat should listen carefully to Radio Montserrat XMW 88p and FM 92.3 and 92.5) for molcanic reports wPich are broadcast twice a day at 0730 and 1930 hrs. local time, and on an ad hoc basis during periods of increased activity. They should also obtain a copy of the molcanic risk map, available from the airport on arrival or from Montserrat GovernZent Information Service (tel )91 27p2), wPich provides detailed and regularly updated guidance. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:05/00     13/16   MOZAMBIQUE (19/12/9m) 1/3 Armed robbery and car hijacking are prevalent in Maputo and increasing. Do not walk alone or display cash or jewellery. Avoid unfamiliar areas and down town@at night. Armed banditry has sharply increased on roads outside Maputo. Attacks have been unnecessarily uicious and sometimes fatal. There are still unexploded mines on little-ksed roads. Travel Peadlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:04/37     14/16   MOZAMBIQUE (19/12/9m) 2/3 Restrict travel to the following roads: Maputo to tPe Ressano Garcia border post with South Africa; Maputo to the Namaacha border post with Swaziland; Maputo north as far as Inhambane; Beira/Zimbabwe (the Beira corridor); Beira/Malawi (via tPe Tete corridor) Travel only between 0800-1500 and, if possible, in the@company of two or more vePicles. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 20:01/00     15/16   MOZAMBIQUE (19/12/96) 3/3 T@e World Health Organisation has reported a meningitis epidemic in Cabo Delgado province in the northern region. Seek medical advice about immunisation before travelling. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 F O 8 News @ea—s@ WeatPer Main Menu
P482 CEEFAX 2 482 Tue 04 Mar 2p:07/14     16/16   NAM BIA (20/p2/97) There is a low level of crime. There are however, signs of an increase in street tPefts, including thefts from vePicles, with tourists as a target. Visitors should stAy vigilant and take sensible precautions. TaVe local advice about areas to avoid and do not go into the townships at night.@ are should be taken wPen driving on gravel roads. Malaria is endemic in the north. Seek medical advice before travelling. For more information contact the British High Commission in Windhoek - Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 9 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu