Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE:  Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective as it marked 3 consective days without any new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Source: NFA, May 12, 2020 Key INSIGHT:  Director General of the National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases Nissaf Ben Alaya said: “It wouldContinue reading “Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective”

Traveling family ‘stuck’ on a Mediterranean island due to Covid-19

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: As the novel coronavirus stops globetrotters and other adventure travelers in their tracks, one French family of nomads is waiting out the lockdown on a Tunisian island in the Mediterranean. Source: AFP, May 8th 2020 Key Article INSIGHT:  Tunisia has officially declared overContinue reading “Traveling family ‘stuck’ on a Mediterranean island due to Covid-19”

Tunisia RE-OPENS …May the 4th be with them!

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Tunisia on Monday relaxed lockdown measures with an initial phase of gradual reopening for the vital sectors of the economy, society and exports. Source: AAWSAT, May 4th 2020 Key Article INSIGHT: Tunisian officials reported that it had recorded four new COVID-19 infections inContinue reading “Tunisia RE-OPENS …May the 4th be with them!”

Tunisia to REOPEN Economy in Stages…

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Tunisia to reopen economy in stages… Key Article INSIGHT:  The lockdown will begin to be eased on May 4. Further easing after May 11 will include clothing shops and malls, said Lobna Jribi, the minister in charge of major projects. Tentative Stages:  StageContinue reading “Tunisia to REOPEN Economy in Stages…”

Annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Annual pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED. Key Article INSIGHT: The annual pilgrimage was scheduled for May 7-13.  Hundreds of Israelis, many of them of Tunisian origin, traditionally visit the synagogue for the annual pilgrimage. Security  INSIGHT: Tunisia’s small Jewish community is stillContinue reading “Annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED”

VIDEO UPDATE: Tunisia travel…Pre-Flight COVID-19 tests

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. VIDEO UPDATE Travel UPDATE: Ahead of boarding their Emirates flight from Dubai to Tunisia on April 15th, masked passengers were given blood tests for Covid-19, with results delivered within 10 minutes. Emirates, which claims to be the first airline to perform these tests. KeyContinue reading “VIDEO UPDATE: Tunisia travel…Pre-Flight COVID-19 tests”

Tunisia extends COVID-19 LOCKDOWN to May 4th…

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Tunisia extends coronavirus lockdown to May 4th Source: Reuters April 19, 2020 Key Article INSIGHT: The North African country has confirmed 866 cases of the coronavirus and 37 related deaths, and has imposed a lockdown since March. 20. Security INSIGHT:  The outbreak isContinue reading “Tunisia extends COVID-19 LOCKDOWN to May 4th…”

COVID-19 IMPACT: Major Damage to Tunisian Economy

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. Article Analysis: “Coronavirus may cause 400,000 travel-related job losses in Tunisia”-Published date: 15 April 2020  3-Quick Key INSIGHTS: Estimates project Tunisian economy will lose $1.4bn tourism revenue. Tunisia has recorded a total of 747 cases of the virus and 34. To mitigate theContinue reading “COVID-19 IMPACT: Major Damage to Tunisian Economy”

TS Update-(Martyrs’ Day + Safety & Security)

Greetings Expats, During the last few months we’ve seen a barrage of positive news regarding Tunisia.  The media-hype is backed up by a real measurable difference in terms of security improvements on the ground.  Still, security analysts remain cautious because a. Tunisia is going through a major transition and b. the deteriorating situation in Libya. The U.S. EmbassyContinue reading “TS Update-(Martyrs’ Day + Safety & Security)”

Regional Security Update-Libya-Tunisia border post re-opens after weeks of tension

Date: April 07, 2014 Source:  The Daily Star Brief:  ZARZIS, Tunisia: The main border crossing between Libya and Tunisia, a gateway for contraband Libyan petrol whose closure nearly a month ago fuelled tensions in southern Tunisia, reopened on Monday. –Read more