WASHINGTON -- Travelers to Ecuador's Galapagos Islands are advised
by the State Department to expect fishermen's protests against
government fishing policies. The most significant protests are
anticipated on Isla Isabella and San Cristobal.
Santa Cruz, site of Galapagos National Park, is not expected to
be a focus, but travelers to all Galapagos islands should keep
abreast of local news coverage and avoid protests, the department
The protests are expected to be peaceful, but any demonstration
could turn violent, it said.
Past protests in Ecuador have been marked by road blockages and
burning tires, it added.