State Department Issues Travel Warning for MexicoApril 25, 2011 By: George Dooley Travel Agent
The U.S. Department of State has expanded its Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico about the security situation in Mexico. The Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Mexico dated Sept. 10, 2010.
Due to ongoing violence and persistent security concerns, travelers are urged to defer non-essential travel to the states of Tamaulipas and Michoacán, as well as to parts of the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sinaloa, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi and Jalisco. It offered details on these locations, and other areas in which travelers should exercise caution on its website.