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There's No Need to Panic Over the Mexico Travel Warning

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Aug 31, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
Mexican federal police patrol the beach in Cancun, a resort town rarely touched by violence. But recent drug cartel battle there have resulted in spillover violence that left some tourists dead.

The Mexican federal police patrol a beach in Cancun, Mexico, on Jan. 18, 2017, the day after a shooting occurred in a nightclub. A feud between drug gangs left three tourists dead.

(STR/AFP/Getty Images)

As the U.S. State Department notes, cartel violence has spread, but travelers and expatriates can avoid trouble if they take a few simple precautions....

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