NOV 25, 2017 AT 02:31 AM
The country does not have a travel advisory yet, though shootings and violent crime are common in some areas of the country like Montego Bay and Kingston, and it can affect you even if you stay at a resort or a hotel.
This central African nation mostly suffers due to its proximity to Nigeria and Sudan. An unfortunate target of extremist groups such as Boko Haram, ISIS and Al-Qa’ida, these groups have not only targeted foreigners, but locals as well. Border crossings with Sudan and Libya are risky areas due to minefields and border conflicts.