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Mexico Crime Trends
In late July, Mexican authorities released crime statistics for the first half of 2018. The figures reflect a 16% increase in homicides nationwide,…

Mexico: Post Election Violence
The U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for Mexico has been assessed as Level 2: exercise increased caution. Mexico experienced 29,168 murders…

Playa del Carmen Security Threat
On March 7, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City released a Security Alert indicating that the Embassy had received information about a security threat in…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Weather Alert: Mexico City (Mexico), Tropical Storm Ileana and Tropical Storm John
The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Tropical Storm Ileana and Tropical Storm John continue to move off the coast of southwestern Mexico.

Security Alert: Hermosillo (Mexico), Violent Criminal Activity
Due to recent violent criminal activity and ongoing police action in San Carlos, Guaymas, and Empalme, U.S. government personnel are prohibited from…

Security Alert: Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Increase in Homicides
Because of a marked increase in homicides throughout Ciudad Juarez, including an increase in shootings in the highly frequented downtown area during…