'Do not travel': The US government is warning Americans that if they fly to Venezuela they could be at risk of homicide or arbitrary arrest

The US Department of State issued a level-four travel warning for Venezuela on Tuesday to tell Americans “do not travel” to the chaos-stricken country, and that all Americans in the country should leave. It’s the highest travel warning that the department issues.

The advisory pointed to “crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, and arbitrary arrest and detention of US citizens.”

The announcement aligns with a top-level warning that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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