State Department issues spring break travel warning for Mexico

Individuals with disabilities may contact Jerry Luna at publicfile@wthr.com, or 317.655.5680, for assistance with access to the public inspection files. INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – The U.S. Department of State is issuing a warning for spring break travelers who are going to Mexico. This week, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City released a security alert, warning vacationers to be extra careful. According to the Department of State, there has been an increase in reports of crime, such as homicides, kidnappings and robberies in Mexico. The warning also notes “unforeseen problems” such as drownings, sexual assaults and being served unregulated alcohol. According to a report from Mexico's Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection, homicides have increased by about 15 percent from 28,866 homicides in 2017 to 33,341 homicides in 2018. Read more here >>>

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