Friday, November 24, 2017

Time for Caribbean to issue travel advisories *


Following yet another mass shooting in America it should now become necessary that Caribbean governments start issuing travel advisories, warning their citizens of anticipated dangers when travelling to the US. Concerned about ­increased police shootings of innocent and far-too-often unarmed black men, the Bahamas government last year issued an unprecedented travel advisory, warning its citizens to exercise caution when visiting the US.

Further, while Trinidad and Tobago does not have a foolish, if not insanely dangerous, second amendment giving citizens an almost inalienable “right to bear arms”, simple occurrences of local crime catapults America to promptly issue travel advisories, warning its citizens about global danger spots, including non-violent robberies and burglaries.

 

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