Category Archive for "Danger Statistics"

Earthquake in Mexico 2017: A Review of Current Conditions and Safety for Travel

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7.1 Earthquake in Mexico Devastates Mexico City and Surrounding Areas… By now the heartbreaking news of the earthquake in México has swept across the world. Videos, pictures, and reports of the devastation caused by a 7.1 earthquake continue to pour out of…

Is Puerto Peñasco Safe?

Is Puerto Peñasco Safe? Puerto Peñasco safety and crime rates are often called into question but is their any merit to the questioning? Let’s take a look and find out! Once an unassuming fishing village… Puerto Peñasco is a fast…

Is Huatulco safe?

A nature lover’s paradise…but is Huatulco safe? Huatulco finds itself in a unique place along the Pacific coast. Miles of beaches stretch along the city, each tucked away in one of the many bays that dot the coastline. On the other side,…

Mexico: Safer than U.S Cities

While some 150,000 Americans enjoy safe visits to Mexico daily, the media continues to sensationalize violent stories from the country. But Mexico is in fact safer than a number of major U.S. cities. Ask any traveler and they’ll tell you…

Mexico: As Safe as Any Other Popular Tourist Spot

  While Mexico remains one of the greatest travel destinations, it’s often earmarked as a country full of violent crimes. But that’s not really the full picture. Sure, there is violence from time to time in isolated areas, such as…

Is Merida Safe?

Merida, a beautiful city just a few hours away from Riviera Maya, remains a safe place to visit and live.  The City of Merida Let’s take a moment to discuss something that has been on our minds lately, the astoundingly…

Mexico is Safe: Just Use Common Sense

Violence in Mexico is back in the news and so is the age-old question: Is Mexico safe? According to Mariano Castillo of CNN, yes it is. In her article “Mexico, As Dangerous – and Safe – As Ever,” Castillo lists…

Travel Is Still Safe in Mexico

According to the article, “Despite Bad Press and Travel Warnings, Mexico Tourism Holds Its Own,” travel sales show that not everyone is nixing travel to Mexico for spring break. In fact, despite the bad press (as reported by the news…

Mexico Still Safe Despite Murder of Malcom X’s Grandson in Mexico City

Mexico City officials confirmed on Friday a rumor that had been spreading on social media sites since Thursday: Malcom X’s grandson, 28-year-old Malcom Shabazz, was killed after a fight in a bar. According to Mexico City’s District Attorney’s office, Shabazz…

U.S. State Department Clears Majority of Mexico for Travel

According to Christine Delsol’s article on the SFGate news website, the U.S. State Department’s newest Mexican travel update does not spring any surprises or add any new tourist destinations to the listing of no-go zones in Mexico. Continuing a tendency…