U.S. Recommends Not to Travel to Central America

Arguing that there is a risk due to the Covid-19 outbreak and that in some areas precautions should be taken due to criminal acts, the US advised its citizens to reconsider travel to El Salvador and not to travel to the other countries of the region.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In the case of El Salvador, the alert level is 3, which recommends its citizens to reconsider their travel. For Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, the alert level is 4, which recommends not to travel.

Reconsider travel to El Salvador due to Covid-19 infections. Exercise greater caution in El Salvador due to crime, are the warnings issued by the U.S. to its citizens in this case.

For the cases of Costa Rica and Guatemala, the State Department issued a level 4 alert, arguing that there are risks due to Covid-19 and that citizens who do so should act with greater caution due to crime.

Do not travel to Honduras due to Covid-19. Reconsider travel to Honduras due to crime. Some areas have a higher risk, states the level 4 alert issued for that country. For Panama, the same arguments were made as for Honduras.

Do not travel to Nicaragua due to Covid-19. Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to limited availability of medical care and arbitrary enforcement of laws. Exercise extra caution in Nicaragua due to crime, explains the alert issued for that country.

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