Côte d’Ivoire unrest

This item appears on page 21 of the February 2008 issue.

With periodic episodes of political unrest and violence, the security situation throughout Côte d’Ivoire continues to be poor and unpredictable, particularly in the western part of the country. Special care should be taken when traveling outside Abidjan.

Crime poses the highest risk for foreign visitors within Abidjan, including mugging, robbery, burglary and carjacking.