The US Centers for Disease Control has issued a travel alert suggesting that pregnant women postpone travel to French Guiana, where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.
Welcome to French Guiana
French Guiana is a tiny country of cleaned-up colonial architecture, eerie prison-camp history and some of the world's most diverse plant and animal life. It's a strange mix of French law and rainforest humidity where only a few destinations along the coast are easily accessed and travel can be frustratingly difficult as well as expensive. As a department of France, it's one of South America's wealthiest corners,...