TS Update-(New Site Subscribe Today)

Greetings Expats, Since my return to Tunis on Friday I’ve been amazed at the amount of information coming our way here at the Tunisia Security Update blog.  On that note I would like to say thank you to all the expats and Tunisians that support us with insightful information.   Blog Update   We’ve updated the blog andContinue reading “TS Update-(New Site Subscribe Today)”

TS Update-(Summer Challenges & Beyond)

Greetings Expats, As we stated in our previous postings, the threat level in Tunisia has increased and the month of Ramadan is proving to be very challenging for Tunisians.  This is a great time for us to review what happened and look beyond. What’s going on?  At least 14 Tunisian soldiers were killed when gunmen with rocket-propelledContinue reading “TS Update-(Summer Challenges & Beyond)”

Tunisia Crime & Safety 2014

Greetings Expats,  The Overseas Security Advisory Council (O.S.A.C.) was “created in 1985 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State.” Each year OSAC publishes a Crime & Safety Report covering a variety of security & safety topics.  I find the reportContinue reading “Tunisia Crime & Safety 2014”

TS Update-(31st crafts exhibition in Le Kram)

Greetings Expats, The 31st crafts exhibition will be held in Le Kram from 25 April to 4 May this year. At the event it is reported that 580 exhibitors will show their best stuff from a vast range of crafts, interior decorating, clothing, and much more.  Over 130,000 visitors are expected to attend and the NationalContinue reading “TS Update-(31st crafts exhibition in Le Kram)”

TS Update-(Ramadan Awareness)

Expats living in Muslim countries “know the deal”…We know that during the month of Ramadan things change. We know that whether we like it or not we have to adjust our daily activities.  Ramadan offers us a great opportunity to both feel the experience of living abroad and evaluate our daily flow. From a securityContinue reading “TS Update-(Ramadan Awareness)”

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)”