connectVideoHow did Cancun has become Mexico’s murder capital?
Students making plans for the spring break travel can be one of the U.S. Department of advice, warning of a possible dangerous places in Mexico.
The opinion was released in November, but a new urgency after the past weekend, a deadly attack by four armed men in a club in the popular tourist destination of Cancun, where at least five people were killed and five wounded.
The advice is designed to give travelers a better understanding of places to avoid or take extra precautions. All of the 31 states of Mexico warnings in place, with five states listed as “do Not Travel,” Houston Chronicle, with an indication of the Mexico Trip Advice.
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“Exercise increased caution in Mexico because of the crime. Some areas have an increased risk,” the advisory said. “Violent crime, such as murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery, is widespread.”
The State Department used four travel advisory levels in sharing on each area of Mexico: Level 1 means the exercise of the normal precautions, level 2 relates to exercise increased caution, level 3 means rethinking travel, and level 4 does not mean travel.
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The states in the framework of the “do Not Travel” list of crime, under Colima, Guerrero, Michoacan, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas.
“We want you to know that the danger of a trip to high-risk places and to strongly consider not going to them at all. Travel to high risk locations to put your life, and perhaps the lives of others in danger,” the state department said in their “High-Rish Area Travelers” page, the adding of the extra risks involved in hostage-taking and serious injury.