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Peru: Travel Advisories Update

May 31, 2016 11:01 am

Current Advice Level: ” High degree of caution” Change Summary: Peru’s second round of presidential elections will take place on Sunday 5 June 2016. Over that weekend, transport disruption and protests may affect travellers. You should avoid being caught in large crowds and follow the advice of local authorities. The...

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French rail strikes to hit around half of train services

May 31, 2016 10:40 am

A rolling strike by French rail workers will begin on Tuesday evening with forecasts suggesting around half of the train services will be not be running. The nationwide strike will see all kinds of rail services cancelled and disrupted across France from Tuesday evening onwards. France’s ministry of transport released...

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France braces for further strikes in half-term travel chaos

May 31, 2016 10:26 am

alf-term holidaymakers in France may be stranded by further strikes that will disrupt flights and rail services as fuel shortages persist in the worst labour unrest for decades. Days before the Euro 2016 football tournament kicks off, President François Hollande, already under pressure over terrorism fears, is frantically seeking a...

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South Africa : Taxis may go on strike on Monday

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May 29, 2016 8:36 am

While Santaco (SA National Taxi Council) in Gauteng could not confirm the strike‚ the department of community safety released a statement expressing its concern over the looming strike. “The Gauteng Law Enforcement Agencies have noted with concern the planned taxi protest in Gauteng scheduled for Monday‚ May 30 2016‚”the department...

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Lufthansa to suspend flights to Venezuela

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May 29, 2016 7:55 am

The German airline, Lufthansa, has announced that it will suspend flights to Venezuela from 18 June due to economic difficulties in the country.The company also said currency controls in Venezuela made it impossible for airlines to convert their earnings into dollars and send the money abroad. More

France labour dispute: Wave of strike action nationwide

May 26, 2016 10:47 pm

Strike action over labour law reforms gripped France on Thursday, with oil refineries, nuclear power stations and transport hubs disrupted. Riot police battled protesters in Paris and other cities, making 77 arrests, while 15 officers were injured and cars and shops were vandalised. Prime Minister Manuel Valls insists the reforms...

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