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Anonymous asked in News & EventsCurrent Events · 9 years ago

Mexican Ambassador mad at Texas travel advisory?

The state of Texas issued a travel advisory aimed at college students thinking about going to Mexico for Spring break. I guess he doesn't know about all the drug violence going on in his own country.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/mar/8/emb...

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  • 9 years ago
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    The Canadian government has official warning and advisories against travelling to Mexico:

    "Canadians travelling to Mexico should exercise a high degree of caution due to a deteriorating security situation in many parts of the country."

    And this:

    "OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to the border areas between Mexico and the United States, due to continuously high levels of violence linked to organized crime in those areas.

    Canadians should avoid crossing Mexico’s northern border by land and should do so only if it is absolutely necessary, after making appropriate arrangements to ensure their personal safety. Shootouts, attacks, and illegal roadblocks may occur at any time. Criminals especially target SUVs and full-size pickup trucks for theft and carjacking along highways in the states of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora, and Sinaloa.

    Travellers should also avoid travelling by land to or through these border states and should do so only if it is absolutely necessary, and after making appropriate arrangements to ensure their personal safety."

    Link - http://www.voyage.gc.ca/countries_pays/report_rapp...

    And in typical Canadian tradition, Canadian comics are making fun of the situation:

    Link - http://www.norwegiano.net/4125/Mexico_Violence_Can...

    But instead of Mexicans complaining about all that, there's headlines like this:

    'Mexico aims to lure more Canadians after record year'

    Link - http://ca.news.yahoo.com/mexico-aims-lure-more-can...

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    He needs to wake up and read.

  • 9 years ago

    I don't buy it.

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