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Fourteen passengers have been killed after unidentified attackers halted their bus on a remote coastal highway in the restive southwestern Balochistan Province, officials said. Hours after the ambush on April 18, a new separatist group claimed responsibility for the killings.
Posted on April 20, 2019 at 1:41pm
A travel company is investigating whether an area in Peru where a bus carrying 22 of its customers was ambushed by armed robbers is safe to visit. Masked men robbed 10 people travelling with G Adventures of their personal belongings on Sunday afternoon in the Amazon jungle.
Posted on April 20, 2019 at 1:36pm
The US State Department has added a new indicator to its travel advisories to flag the high risk of kidnapping in 35 countries around the world, including Turkey and many Middle Eastern and African nations.
A “K” label will be added to some travel advisories to better communicate travel risks, the State Department said one day after President Donald Trump demanded that the kidnappers of an American tourist in Uganda be brought to justice.…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2019 at 1:30pm
An English backpacker who went missing last week in Guatemala has been found dead — and authorities said she suffered “blows to the body” and died of hemorrhaging caused by a traumatic brain injury.
Tourist Catherine Shaw, 23, of the southeastern English county of Oxfordshire, was reported missing after she left a hotel in Guatemala’s San Juan La Laguna off Lake Atitlan on March 5, the BBC…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2019 at 9:25pm