The State Department issued a travel warning for Serbia-Montenegro,
stating that U.S. citizens should leave the country due to "the
possibility of military intervention by NATO."
A travel warning also was issued for the African republic of
Burundi, where extremist groups, including one operating out of the
Republic of the Congo, have threatened or committed acts of
violence against U.S. citizens.
The State Department issued public announcements advising U.S.
travelers to take extra security precautions when visiting Sri
Lanka and Chile, due to political strife, and Ecuador, which is
experiencing severe economic troubles.