Drug cartels cater items such as Mexican-grown cannabis, Colombian pot, or other local drugs to tourists, as it is much easier and cheaper for the cartels, eliminating the risks of crossing the border.

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Mexico’s vacation paradise of Cancun and the surrounding areas have recently found themselves in the news for the wrong reasons: a spike in cartel violence. MEXICO - Three recent armed attacks on Mexico's top tourist beaches reveal a new turf war involving Mexican gangs, Russians, and local politicians,.

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Felicia Rangel-Samponaro, an immigrant advocate who works in.

Drug trafficking and the settling of scores intrude on daily life in this pillar of the Mexican economy, at the. . 00 EST.

It prompted an intense mobilization of army, navy, and state and local police.

“Criminal activity and violence may occur throughout the state, including areas frequented by US citizen visitors,” reads the emergency alert warning for American citizens. . The high number of killings is linked to drug cartel violence, which has cast a shadow over popular tourist destinations such as the Riviera Maya.

To combat the problem, the Minister of Tourism for the Dominican Republic, David Collado, issued an appeal for a united effort to tackle sargassum as. The reality on the ground, however, is less clear.

government has no restrictions on travel for its employees in.

The move was taken after at least eight people were.

. Once a unified and powerful drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel (Cartel del Golfo - CDG) has since fractured into.

May 17, 2023 · He was the second tourist violently murdered along the coast of the southern state of Oaxaca coast in less than a week. .

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Feb 1, 2022 · The growth of the violence in Quintana Roo has also prompted a rise in warning messages from the US authorities to its citizens about travel to the Mexican Caribbean.

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Tourism will account for about 8. . While some believe the CJNG’s invasion of Tamaulipas is all but a sure thing despite the Gulf Cartel’s deep historical roots here, others say the situation is more nuanced and caution that any declarations regarding dominance disregard the reality of most criminal dynamics: The home team nearly always has the advantage.

. While the U. . " A recent DOJ indictment shed light on how the cartel has successfully flooded the US with the drug. The move was taken after at least eight people were.

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Drug cartels often leave bodies at remote sites to dispose of the evidence. .

During Easter Week, the Mexican government decided to put soldiers on the country’s most touristic beaches in an attempt to protect vacationers.

During Easter Week, the Mexican government decided to put soldiers on the country’s most touristic beaches in an attempt to protect vacationers.

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2 Tourists Killed as Cartels Creep Into Mexico’s Tulum.