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Travel Alert: Turkey and the United States Suspend Visa Services to Citizens of Each Country

If you are American and have plans to travel to Turkey in the near future — or if you are Turkish and have plans to travel to the United States in the near future — you are most likely out of luck and will be forced to indefinitely postpone your travel plans.

The arrest of Metin Topuz — a liaison officer of the United States Consulate General who was accused of charges of attempting to disrupt constitutional order; espionage; and attempting to eradicate the Turkish government by allegedly assisting followers of Fethullah Gülen to escape Turkey — by officials of the government of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan triggered the significant escalation of the disintegrating relations between Turkey and the United States when…

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Congratulations to Head for Points For Winning Three Awards

Excellence is a word which people do not normally associate with weblogs; but I thought I would “scoop” Rob Burgess and Anika Newjoto by congratulating them in honor of Head for Points receiving no fewer than three awards at the Business Travel Journalism Awards last night, Thursday, October 5, 2017 — and that includes the distinction of Editor of the Year…

…but to me, awards are not what defines the merit of content being posted on the Internet. Rather…

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Despite What Happened, I Still Intend to Go to Las Vegas

In what is being considered one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, at least 59 people are dead and 527 more people sustained injuries after Stephen Paddock — who was 64 years of age — launched rampant consecutive rounds of gunfire from his room on the 35th floor of the Mandalay Bay Las Vegas hotel last night.

When I first heard the news of the massacre which occurred…

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Volcano Eruption May Cause Closure of Airport in Bali and Disruption of Flights

Mount Agung is located on the island of Bali in Indonesia within 50 kilometers of Ngurah Rai Airport near Denpasar; and its possible imminent eruption has resulted in the creation of a exclusion zone approximately 12 kilometers wide and caused as many as 50,000 people — residents and tourists — to evacuate.

“Around 1000 tremors a day are being recorded at Mount Agung”, according to…

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Another Earthquake in Mexico; Revised Travel Waivers From Airlines

As if the people of central and southern Mexico did not endure enough suffering from the earthquakes and aftershocks they experienced this past Tuesday, September 19, 2017, another earthquake which measured 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked southern Mexico yesterday — interrupting the search for survivors.

At least…

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