Destruction and debris are seen in Roseau, capital of the Caribean island Dominica, September 21, 2017, three days after passage of Hurricane Maria. Dominica, located near the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, has been almost completely cut off from the world since the imapact of the hurricane. (Photo credit: LIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
By NAN Contributor
News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: Canada’s government has slapped a do not travel label on several Caribbean nations, due to the damage caused by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.
The Government of Canada updated its travel warning as of Thursday, advising it nationals to avoid all travel to 10 Caribbean countries.
The Turks & Caicos Islands
The British Virgin Islands
The US Virgin Islands
Canada’s government is also warning its nationals to avoid non-essential travel to Th Bahamas due to Hurricane Irma while it is urging Canadians to exercise a high degree of caution when traveling to St. Lucia due to limited medical resources and to the Dominican Republic and Haiti due to due to high crime rates there.