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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Travel Warnings for Americans

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By Jay Lloyd

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — The tallness of a summer getaway deteriorate is here, so it’s time to revisit a profitable Internet apparatus combined to assistance travelers stay safe.

We all know about avoiding transport to tools of a Middle East, Africa, and Ukraine right now.  But there are also renouned and outlandish destinations here in a Americas that are some-more than a bit rough right now.

For example, immeasurable portions of Mexico, including Matamoras (below), a renouned limit city that we reported glowingly about only a few years ago, is now underneath a US State Department warning about widespread crime.

(A Matamoras transport vendor, in Mexico.  File print by Jay Lloyd)

(A Matamoras transport vendor, in Mexico. File print by Jay Lloyd)

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Thanks to a State Department’s web site, travel.state.gov, we can see during a peek countries and locations within end nations where transport alerts and warnings are fitting and spelled out in excellent detail: crime, domestic unrest, anti-Americanism, illness outbreaks, and more.

From a web site you’ll also be means to entrance contacts and phone numbers for US embassies and consulates.  There is also some plain unsentimental advice, such as a sign to leave during home t-shirts, hats, and other traveller wardrobe that would tag we as a Yank (and therefore a aim of crime) — along with any bling that competence be value snatching.

Stay safe!

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