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22.08.19  /  Medium  /  Jamaica – Travel Advice


22.08.19 Jamaica Travel Advice

Jamaica (Security threat level - 3): On 21 August 2019, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued updated travel advice for Jamaica, which reads in part as follows: “The States of Emergency in the parishes of St James (which includes Montego Bay), Hanover and Westmoreland have been extended to 28 October 2019. A State of Emergency is also in place until 5 October 2019 in part of the Parish of St Andrew, which includes areas of Kingston: detailed boundaries are set out by the Government of Jamaica. ”

25.07.19  /  High  /  Costa Rica – Health Alert


25.07.19 Costa Rica Health Alert

On 23 July 2019, the U.S. Embassy in San Jose issued a Health Alert that reads in part as follows: “Location: San Jose, Costa Rica “Event: The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica is aware of the reports regarding recent deaths in Costa Rica associated with the consumption of tainted alcohol. At this time, we are not aware of any U.S. citizen illness or death due to consuming adulterated alcohol in Costa Rica. The deaths have reportedly occurred throughout the country including seven cases in San Jose, four cases in Cartago, one case in Heredia, three cases in the Limón area and two cases in Guanacaste. Out of an abundance of caution, the Government of Costa Rica has issued a national alert and confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol from six brands: Guaro Montano, Guaro Gran Apache, Star Welsh, Aguardiente Barón Rojo, Aguardiente Timbuka, and Aguardiente Molotov. Please see below a link to the Costa Rican Ministry of Health Warning. Costa Rican Ministry of Health Warning “Actions to Take: The Embassy strongly recommends all persons avoid consuming alcohol from these brands. The Government of Costa Rica is investigating the situation and the Embassy remains in contact Costa Rica authorities regarding the ongoing investigation.”
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