Drug violence prompts U.S. to issue Mexico travel alert

04/17/2008 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Drug violence in the north of Mexico has prompted the U.S. State Department to warn Americans about traveling to the popular destination. "Violent criminal activity fueled by a war between criminal organizations struggling for control of the lucrative narcotics trade continues along the U.S.-Mexico border," the warning says. " ... Foreign visitors and residents, including Americans, have been among the victims of homicides and kidnappings in the border region." Read the official warning.

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