Farmers continue protests around France

Some farmers continue to protest in areas around France. In the latest incident, about 150 French farmers burned tires and dumped manure outside a local prefecture in Saint-Lo, in northwestern France. Police responded with tear gas and cannons of dry ice to disperse the crowd.

Advice For Travellers

Farmers have been protesting low food prices that are seriously affecting their livelihoods. These protests have occurred around the country and have blocked roads and access to tourist destinations.

Have alternate routes planned. Avoid any demonstration since these situations can turn violent unexpectedly.