General strike in the public transport sector in Rome on the 18th of November
On the 18th of November there will be a strike concerning the public transport in Rome. In the case of strike measures travellers should expect major restrictions – delays and cancellations are possible, which can also include the time before and after the strike. Guests should plan accordingly and keep themselves informed by contacting their tour operator.
Revolution Day in Mexico City on the 20th of November
On the 20th of November people in Mexico City will celebrate Revolution Day by a parade. Travellers should expect higher security measurements, demonstrations will also be possible. They can result in local traffic restrictions as well as violent incidents. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and protests, be alert near political events and institutions, should be extra careful and follow instructions of the official authorities.
Countrywide general strike in Columbia on the 21st of November
In Colombia, there is the chance of a countrywide general strike as protest against a pension reform on the 21st of November. As a result, travellers should expect restrictions in public life, traffic as well as security measurements. Violent confrontation between authority forces and demonstrators may also be possible. Guests travelling in the country should be alert and should try to avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large numbers of people as well as deployments of security brigades.
Independence Day in Lebanon on the 22nd of November
Lebanese people will celebrate Independence Day on the 22nd of November. There will be higher security standards and demonstrations and there is the high chance of demonstrations. They can lead to local traffic restrictions as well as violent incidents. Travellers should avoid protests and be careful in the vicinity of political events and institutions.
Presidential elections in Uruguay on the 24th of November
On the 24th of November there will be the second round of presidential elections in Uruguay. In the run-up as well as after declaration of the voting results there might be demonstrations. For this reason, travellers have to expect higher security measures. They should stay away from demonstrations as well as electoral events and follow instructions of the security forces.
Travellers who want to find out about these and other events can use the Global Monitoring App for Smartphones. It includes up-to-date notifications, behavioral notes and warnings and actively informs about hazards at the location or travel location.
The app is available for Android and iPhone devices:
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=greenzone.ug.globalmonitoring
App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/global-monitoring/id1297008325?mt=8