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Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

US Customs and Border Protection officers working pedestrian operations at the Andrade port of entry had a busy weekend intercepting undeclared medication and levying fines in excess of US$14,000 for

Singapore-Malaysia border is the Asian answer to the Bermuda Triangle

I personally love tourism data provided by countries. And I particularly love data when they can tell whatever you would like to show.

PM Hun Sen orders preparation of legal documents for Preah Vihear...

According to web media sources in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is preparing legal documents to lodge with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague complaints relating to long-standing border disp

Masai Mara and Serengeti border issue emerges again

Reports from Tanzania have once again latched on to comments made by Kenyan tourism minister Najib Balala, apparently during a brief holiday in Zanzibar, about the controversial issue of the continued

Big Gulf tourism center planned in Mexico

Mexico is planning a big new tourism center near the U.S. border along the Gulf of Mexico.

The number of tourists traveling between the United States and Canada...

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - The number of people traveling between the United States and Canada dropped from May to June, a tourism official said Sunday in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Canadians decry passport rules

As travellers prepare to face tougher passport rules tomorrow, southern Alberta border towns fear a slowdown in traffic could leave an economic chill.

New technology helps travelers cross US-Canadian border faster

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted a video on its Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) web site (www.GetYouHome.gov) to show US and Canadian citizens travelers how to benefit mos

Border passport rule kicks in Monday

It's always been a bit of a misnomer – the "world's longest undefended border" is actually pretty well defended.

US Customs will be flexible with June 1 travel documents for...

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assured US and Canadian citizens today that, if otherwise admissible, they will be able to re-enter the United States when the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiati

China reopens border with North Korea to tourists

BEIJING — China has reopened its land border to tourists traveling to North Korea after a three-year break, with a group of 71 tourists visiting the isolated country, state media reported Thursday.

Richardson signs bill creating bi-national commission

Gov. Bill Richardson has signed legislation creating a bi-national entity with the Mexican state of Sonora.

Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists

BAMAKO - Tuareg rebels in eastern Mali abducted a group of European tourists on Thursday, a senior Malian military officer said.

Fuel shortage hits Kampala again

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - While over 100 fuel tankers are reportedly stuck at the border as a result of a driver's strike and the alleged snail's-pace clearance by customs, Kampala and other urban cente

US and UK border agencies agree to exchange critical passenger information...

WASHINGTON, DC – US Customs and Border Protection signed a joint agreement today in Washington, DC with the United Kingdom Border Agency to strengthen their country's borders by sharing information

$330K to send tourist with TB home

The Immigration Service says it's impractical to undertake the screening of short-term tourists which would have stopped a tourist entering New Zealand with an infectious illness.

Serbia is stopping tourists at border

Dozens of Dutch tourists are being stopped at the Serbian border, says the Dutch vehicle insurer's bureau.

US and UK border agencies agree to expedite travel

WASHINGTON, DC – US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) signed a joint agreement today with the government of the United Kingdom to develop a bilateral pilot program to facilitate travel between the

Croatia bans tourists from bringing own food

ZAGREB - Croatia has banned foreign tourists from bringing their own meat and dairy products into the country in order to meet EU rules on food safety. Gordan Jerbic, head of the veterinary section at Croatia's agriculture ministry, told Reuters on Monday the ban took effect on June 1 and was passed in line with European Union directives.

While firearms seized at border on rise, majority of guns caught...

The cache of firearms seized by Canadian border guards swelled by 30% in 2007, but the vast majority of gun runners were unwitting American tourists, not gangsters or criminal smugglers.

Ninth Circuit Court rules that border cops may search laptops without...

The statement from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives regarding the Ninth Circuit decision that border cops may search laptops without even reasonable suspicion:

Weak dollar sends Canadian tourists flocking to U.S. border towns

The weakening of the U.S. dollar has provided a boom for three cities’ economies on the U.S./Canada border, especially in tourism. For two rust-belt cities - Buffalo, N.Y., and Detroit - the massive influx of Canadian tourists have provided a boost to their economies in the wake of the subprime meltdown and the decades-long manufacturing slowdown for the areas.

Sound Off: Letter from Palestine

Rami Kassis typically does what most Palestinians do when being blind to the PA's internal problems - blame Israel. Is it Israel's fault that the Palestinians voted for Hamas which began a reign of terror within the Palestinian population in 2006 and exacerbate an already fraught Israeli-Palestinian conflict because of its overriding aim to wipe Israel off the map?