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The Battle for the Northeast Drug Corridor: Cartel del Noreste on the Offensive
The balkanization of Mexico’s cartels has added violent internal divisions to the ongoing intra-cartel turf wars. In mid-March, the CDN appeared to…

Travel Advisories Add Kidnapping Indicator
In 2018, the U.S. Department of State introduced the Travel Advisory system. Fifteen months after the system went into effect, the Department has…

ISMA-OSAC Latin America Regional Security Conference Key Takeaways and Highlights
The following is a summary of key takeaways presented during the ISMA-OSAC Latin America Regional Security Conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Natural Disaster Alert: Mexico City (Mexico), Popocatepetl Volcano
Popocatepetl Volcano, located between the Mexican states of Puebla and Morelos, has registered significant increased activity in recent days,…

Security Alert: Mexico, Spring Break Security
Each year, thousands of U.S. citizens visit Mexico during Spring Break. While the vast majority of travelers have safe and enjoyable trips, Spring…