The map shows the states of Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, and Tamaulipas at the same US State Department level of threat advisory as Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
Quintana Roo, the state containing Cancun, has the equal lowest level of the threat advisories pertaining to Mexico. This is despite events such as 3 Dead 7 Injured in Restaurant-Bar Armed Attack.
The State Department issued new travel warnings for parts of Mexico on Wednesday, advising American travelers to entirely avoid five regions due to crime.
The advisory tells Americans “do not travel” to the five Mexican coastal states of Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, and Tamaulipas. It also suggests exercising “increased caution” or “reconsider travel” to other parts of the country.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico (MX) is estimated to have a population of 122.3 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.4% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 8.8 million.