Ecuador: Government recommends citizens not to travel to Colombia by road

Posted on August 27, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Colombia, Ecuador, TRAVEL reported the government recommended “Ecuadorian citizens who plan to travel by land to the neighboring country, avoid doing so until the situation returns to normal.” The suggestion takes into account the “difficult situation facing Colombia because of the national strike” and has also had an impact on the international bridge Rumichaca, the main border crossing by road between the two countries. In addition, the Foreign Ministry said the government “has taken action, in coordination with the authorities of Colombia, to help Ecuadorians affected by this measure in fact.” According to some media, some Ecuadorians have failed to return to the country from Colombia, by the closure of roads in the neighboring country. Read Article
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