United States Department of State
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Washington, DC 20520
This Travel Warning is being issued to inform American citizens that, due to heightened levels of civil unrest, including violent confrontations between pro- and anti-government forces, the Department of State has authorized the departure of family members and non-emergency employees of the U.S. Embassy on a voluntary basis and urges American citizens to depart the country if they can do so safely...
2 ships were turned back from puerto rico from dom rep last week. guide in dom rep told us they were preparing for a coup the foloowing week. dont go to DR without someone in the green shirts as a guide. it is not save.
correction: i didnt mean ships, i meant small boats with 150 to 250 people aboard trying to leave the DR and get to puerto rico. this is not new, but i feel very telling of the situtation in the DR right now.