Canada issues travel advisory for Haiti as protests continue
OTTAWA,– The government of Canada has warned nationals to avoid travelling to Haiti as violent protests and widespread civil unrest has been taking place across the nation for several weeks.
According to security officials, the situation in the French-speaking Caribbean country could deteriorate quickly and large demonstrations are scheduled to take place from November 4 to 6.
“ “In addition to this volatile situation, the country is also experiencing water food and fuel shortages. Many businesses and banks and closed, making it difficult to access cash and commodities of all kinds.”
The Canadian government said roadblocks have been disrupting transportation across the country .“There have been reports of armed protest orders who throw rocks or shoot at vehicles that get close or kidnap people for ransom money.”
On Friday, Radio Canada said there has been widespread hostility towards citizens from the United States and Canada. (CMC)