Safety Updates: February 2019

February 5

Carnival is a festive season that occurs in various countries and regions across the world before the season of Lent. It traditionally takes place during February or early March and involves public events and celebrations such as parades, street parties, and other forms of entertainment. Travelers are advised to exercise caution and situational awareness during Carnival-related celebrations, as they attract a large number of people who can become targeted environments for pickpocketing and other crimes. Additionally, significant traffic, road closures, and public transportation disruption… Read more