TS Update-(Ready for Friday, June 14, 2012)

Greetings to All!  I hope you are doing well out there and remaining safe.   To my Expat followers:  I wish I could write more about the current security situation in Tunis, but demands of work are simply too great to keep up…Still I hope to add value to this discussion and continue to empower ExpatsContinue reading “TS Update-(Ready for Friday, June 14, 2012)”

TS Update-(Expat Awareness-Artwork Retaliation)

As reported by various sources,  there was a major security challenge throughout Tunis on the night of Monday, June 11, 2012.  I received several emails and SMS regarding gun fire and vandalism taking place near Expat neighborhoods.  It seems like there was a coordinated offensive on the part of the salafists in retaliation to a recent controversial art exhibition andContinue reading “TS Update-(Expat Awareness-Artwork Retaliation)”

TS Update-(May Day…May Day)

Last year, May Day in Tunisia was marked by beautiful weather and plenty of protests.  May 1st 2012 may very well be a replay of last year.  May Day also known as International Workers Day,  presents a good opportunity for the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) to make a statement.  Last year UGTT was ableContinue reading “TS Update-(May Day…May Day)”

TS Update-(International Security Advisory)

Since several embassies have updated their travel advisories, we felt it would be a good time to share an “International Tunisia Security Advisory Summary” for the entire Expat Community. US-Embassy Advisory Highlights (last update on 17 Apr 2012):    Travelers contemplating trips to the interior of the country should assess local conditions and routes whenContinue reading “TS Update-(International Security Advisory)”

TS Update-(Bourgiba Ave-Update)

Our last post focused on the April 9th protest on Avenue Bourgiba and the negative actions that took place that day. We pointed out that the  issue would remain a central point of dispute between “secularist” and the current government.  It’s interesting to note that not only has the current government reversed the ban butContinue reading “TS Update-(Bourgiba Ave-Update)”