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Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera said he has made a difficult decision to cancel the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, as ... Read More

Witness of violence: A tourist in Chile tells his story

editor editor- October 30, 2019

Chile has been taken over by protests. Puerto Montt and Santiago are usually peaceful cities in Chile. Due to massive ... Read More

Chile: Despite deadly protests, 2019 APEC summit is still on

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019

Chile's Foreign Minister announced that the country is preparing for two major international events later this year, despite ongoing unrest ... Read More

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

More turbulent protests targeting transport infrastructure have taken place all over Catalonia on Tuesday, following a night of violence across ... Read More

Hong Kong protests send tourism into a free fall

editor editor- October 15, 2019

Even though tourism in Hong Kong right now is in a free fall due to the ongoing protests, what it ... Read More

Hong Kong no mask law evokes new protests

editor editor- October 8, 2019

The recent decision by Hong Kong authorities to invoke emergency law and ban face masks has resulted in a period ... Read More

Urgent Hong Kong update for visitors

editor editor- October 2, 2019

Yesterday were the National Day Celebrations in Hong Kong – a national holiday this year marking 70 years of Communist ... Read More

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence ... Read More

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from ... Read More

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to ... Read More

American Beverage Institute: Come to Utah for vacation, leave on probation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group feels the tourism industry is getting hurt in not allowing visitors to ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March ... Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations ... Read More

Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts

editor editor- December 13, 2018

United Airlines flight attendants are protesting staff cuts at airports all around the world today Read More

Visiting Paris yesterday: Not really a good idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018

A huge clean-up operation is currently underway in Paris and started in the early hours Sunday morning after French "yellow ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Small Australian town battles McDonald’s

editor editor- April 1, 2013

TECOMA, Australia - It seems that in at least one part of the world, the golden arches have lost a ... Read More

Life halted after Shia massacre in Pakistan

editor editor- February 20, 2013

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Life remained paralyzed across Pakistan as thousands of people took to streets on Tuesday and staged protest ... Read More

Grand Prix tourists gawk at Montreal protests

editor editor- June 11, 2012

A weekend that brought Montreal’s social unrest to the international stage ended Sunday with police clamping down on an attempt ... Read More

Syria: UN urges end to violence and calls for probe into killings

editor editor- April 25, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the ongoing violence against peaceful demonstrators in Syria, which has resulted in more deaths and ... Read More

Tourists: Damage caused by protestors “a total shame”

editor editor- March 28, 2011

The damage caused by violent anti-cuts demonstrators was branded “embarrassing” and “a total shame” by tourists visiting the capital. Read More

Yemen’s tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana’a

editor editor- March 20, 2011

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh resigned from his post and quit the ruling party Friday after the shooting attack on ... Read More

UN experts concerned over limits on freedom of expression

editor editor- February 8, 2011

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts voiced alarm at limits imposed by governments on the right to ... Read More

3 killed in deadly anti-government protests in Egypt

editor editor- January 26, 2011

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on Tuesday in what were reportedly the largest demonstrations in years, and which ... Read More

Self-immolation becomes horrific new trend in Arab world

editor editor- January 18, 2011

The popular protests in Tunisia that have caused upheaval in the government were sparked by Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old unemployed ... Read More

Tunisia urged to stop using excessive force against protestors

editor editor- January 13, 2011

The United Nations’ top human rights official today urged the Tunisian government to ensure that its security forces stop using ... Read More