Caracas Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Other Dangers

    If you like the good herb like I do. If your staying in Caracas, make sure you are not walking the streets with it on you. I got stopped and frisked by the bastard cops. They searched me dam well. I...

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  • 2. Moving Around Town

    Before traveling to Caracas, please go online and read carefully State Dept. travel advisory warnings about suspicious arrangements made between some Airport Staff and some Taxi drivers. Use ONLY...

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  • 3. Street Crime

    There are many people with guns in Caracas. Try to avoid moving around the city during the night. If you have to go somewhere, take a taxi you trust at your hotel. Be aware of the people with...

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  • 4. Squatter Settlements - Barrios

    Hi! Safe areas: Los Ruices, Sebucan, Los Dos Caminos, Palos Grandes, Parque del Este, Chacao, Altamira, Chacaito, La California, Bello Monte, Colinas de Bello Monte, Los Chaguaramos, Sta Monica,...

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  • 5. State of emergency in Caracas

    A clash between the poorest people in Caracas and the military occured in March 1989. I was there... Many people were killed in Caracas and the country was in a...

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  • 6. THE GOVERMENT YES BUT THE PEOPLE NO...

    If you know what I mean, Chavez is famous for his fight "against" the IMPERIO (means USA) and their "friends" (means Israel, England or anything that says NO to...

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  • 7. POST OFFICE DO NOT HAVE BOXES

    Note that unlike in some cities where you can carry your stuff in a plastic bag and go to the post office and buy a box from there to pack your stuff in, here...

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  • 8. TELEPHONE BOOTHS OFTEN DO NOT WORK

    In Caracas, there are many telephone 'private and pirate' services. This is because it is very cheap to place phone calls between 2 cell phones if they are both...

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  • 9. KEEP IN MIND

    Caracas, far away from any neighboring countries, is a large city with the normal share of large-city problems; not more and not less. Under normal conditions...

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  • 10. Land-slide

    Venezuela is country that receives enormous quantity of rain. In 1999, few days of consecutive rainfall caused landslide in this area causing many death among...

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  • 11. Homes on the hill

    Like most other LAting american cities, low income group peolpe concentrate themselves on the hill where they dont have access to all facilities....

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  • 12. EXCHANGE RATE

    There is an Official Exchange Rate, valid among others for credit cards purchasesRate today May 02, 2004 - one US$.......Bolivares 1.920But.... when you bring...

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  • 13. Is SO COLD, that this is ridiculous!!!

    Caracas is the capital of a TROPICAL country... but in December, January and February it can get really cold (during the night and before dawn). What is "really...

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  • 14. Airport

    This comes from a naturally disobedient "rioplatense". I never ever pay attention to the two hours before international flights. Well, do in Caracas! They ask...

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  • 15. Ran out of film?

    If you go to buy more film in a photo store, photo shop, that will be o.k. But if you are buying it at the airport or in a tourist souvenirs place or in a drug...

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  • 16. Protection

    Its not only about traveler, locals also take precaution about theft and other crimes in local way. The picture shows the planted pieces of glass on the...

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  • 17. Safety

    In a busy street, it would be common to be interrupted by strangers. Ignore them and push them away if necessary before starting a conversation. That’s what I...

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