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The do not travel message includes Colima, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas and Guerrero. The popular tourist port of Acapulco in Guerrero, is now considered the murder capital of Mexico. The official warning compares the dangers to those now in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.

The very specific message concludes: “Exercise increased caution due to violent crime, including homicide, kidnapping, carjacking and robbery.” Much of the violence is due to drug trafficking gangs competing for distribution in Mexico and the USA.

 
 
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